Elaine Margaret Bride
- Born: 16 Jan 1922, Platteville, WI
- Marriage (1): George Keith McFall on 25 Jun 1946 in St Mary's Church; Platteville, WI
- Died: 27 Dec 2007, Platteville, WI at age 85
- Buried: 31 Dec 2007, Platteville, WI, Calvary Cemetery
Noted events in her life were:
• Obituary: Dubuque Telegraph Herald, 29 Oct 2007. PLATTEVILLE, Wis. -- Elaine M. McFall, 85, of Platteville, died peacefully on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007, at Mercy Medical Center-Dubuque.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Platteville, with Monsignor Charles Schluter officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Platteville. Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Martin Schwartz Funeral Home, Platteville, where there will be a rosary service at 2 p.m. Friends also may call after 9 a.m. Monday at the church.
Mrs. McFall taught at the Platteville rural school before teaching in the Rockford School District for 16 years.
She was born on Jan. 16, 1922, in Platteville, daughter of William Dennis and Adeline Ellen (Piquette) Bride. She married George K. McFall on June 25, 1946, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Platteville.
She graduated from Platteville High School in 1939, and graduated from Platteville Teachers College in 1941.
Elaine was a very active and faithful member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, including the quilting group and secretary of the Liturgy Committee.
She was very creative and loved to create different craft projects. She also made afghans for all of her family.
Elaine is survived by her husband, George McFall, of Platteville; six children, Linda (Steven) Hall, of Loves Park, Ill., Mary (Leo) Shusta, of Tucson, Ariz., George (Marlys) McFall Jr., of Colorado Springs, Colo., Donald (Becky) McFall, of Williamsville, Ill., Dennis (Candy) McFall, of Rockford, Ill., and Ellen Jane McFall, of Platteville; 13 grandchildren, Shawn and Daniel Seaton, both of Oshkosh, Michael Hall, of Loves Park, Jason (Gina) Hall and Brenda (Jim) Moritz, both of Tucson, Ryan Hall, of Chicago, Kristina (Tom) Miller and George Wesley McFall, both of St. Paul, Minn., John McFall, of Fort Bragg, N.C., Kate McFall, of Chicago, Will McFall, of Champaign, Ill., Robert (Erica) McFall, of Springfield, Ill., and Elizabeth (Jim) Reader, of Rockford; 13 great-grandchildren, Jacob, Maya, Alexis, Andrew, Hunter, Tearci, twins Madison and Lilyan, Aurelia, Annika, Elijah, Noah and Holden; three nieces and a nephew; and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and three brothers, Eugene, Donald and Edwin Bride.
Memorials may be given to St. Mary's Catholic Church.
A special thank-you to Ellen for her loving and devoted continual care of her mother.
Elaine married George Keith McFall, son of George Elwood McFall and Eunice Jane Gollmer, on 25 Jun 1946 in St Mary's Church; Platteville, WI. (George Keith McFall was born on 2 Feb 1921 in Harrison Twp, Grant Co, WI, died on 29 May 2013 in Platteville, WI and was buried on 3 Jun 2013 in Platteville, WI, Calvary Cemetery.)