THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Elaine M. LeFebre
Issue Date: October 31, 2019
Elaine M. (Foral) LeFebre, age 96 of Lena, went to walk beside Jesus on 10-22-2019.
Born on June 10, 1923 the first child of Anton and Emma Foral, on Dec. 6, 1942 Elaine was united in marriage to Robert LeFebre Sr. They celebrated 63 years of marriage together and had 7 children.
Elaine loved big band music, baking poppy seed birthday cakes (the best) for our birthdays, sewing comforters which were made from her sheep's wool. One of Robert's and Elaine's joys were taking a ride around the block.
Survivors include 6 children, Roberta (Joe) Wagner, Craig (Diane) LeFebre, Louis (Deb) LeFebre, Joe LeFebre of Lena, Sharon (Allen) Valenta of Pound and Tony (Kris) LeFebre of Abrams; daughter-in-law, Sharon LeFebre of Lena; 12 grandchildren, Scott, Troy, Theresa, Todd, Derek, Andy, Ben, Chris, Vickie, Dawn, Diane and Greg; 20 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Loryce Heisel of Penn Laird Virginia, and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Robert Sr.; a son, Robert Jr.; her parents; Brother Ken, brother-in-law, Tim Heisel and 2 infant grandchildren.
The family greeted relatives and friends at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Lena on Monday, October 28th from 9:30-11 AM. The service was at 11 AM with Father Felix Abano officiating. Elaine was laid to rest at St. Charles Cemetery in Lena following the Mass. Rhodes Charapata Funeral Home of Lena assisted the family with arrangements.
Thank you to Mikaela, Kaitlyn and all the staff at Alpha Senior Concepts for taking excellent care of our mother, we are very grateful.