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Elaine Gehrke

December 25, 1932 June 18, 2019
Elaine Gehrke
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Obituary for Elaine Gehrke

Elaine (Maronde) Gehrke, 86, passed away on June 18, 2019 at Cobalt Healthcare & Rehab. She was the beloved wife of the late Lawrence Gehrke. Elaine was born at home in Meriden on Christmas morning, 1932, daughter of Ruth (Bauchmann) and Arthur Maronde. She attended Meriden Schools and later trained for nursing at Hartford Hospital becoming an LPN. She worked in convalescent homes and in Dr. Wallace’s office for 30 years. Elaine enjoyed oil painting and quilting.
Elaine is survived by her daughter Laurel Strielkauskas and her husband Thomas; grandchildren Stacy and Abby Strielkauskas; and son Jeffrey Gehrke.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Elaine’s family on Sunday, June 23rd from 12:00 to 2:00PM at Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden. A prayer service will be conducted at 1:30PM. Burial will be private. Memorial donations can be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, 164 Hanover St., Meriden, CT 06451 or to the CT Humane Society, 701 Russell Rd., Newington, CT 06111. To share a condolence with Elaine’s family, please visit www.beecherandbennett.com.


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Visitation

Sunday

23

Jun

12:00 PM 6/23/2019 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 6/23/2019 2:00:00 PM
Beecher & Bennett Funeral Service - Meriden

48 Cook Avenue
Meriden, CT 06451

Beecher & Bennett Funeral Service - Meriden
48 Cook Avenue Meriden 06451 CT
United States

Service

Sunday

23

Jun

1:30 PM 6/23/2019 1:30:00 PM
Beecher & Bennett Funeral Service - Meriden

48 Cook Avenue
Meriden, CT 06451

Beecher & Bennett Funeral Service - Meriden
48 Cook Avenue Meriden 06451 CT
United States

Memorial Contribution

Immanuel Lutheran Church

164 Hanover Street
Meriden, CT 06450

Connecticut Humane Society

701 Russell Rd.
Newington, CT 06111
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