Elaine Louise O'Connor, 81, of Grayling, passed away on July 31, 2017.
She was born on June 30, 1936, to Paul and Iceal (Pierce) Hummel in Lansing, Michigan.
Elaine was a Registered Nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. For many years, she worked in the Home Healthcare field in the Lansing area. After moving to Frankfort, Michigan, in the late 1990’s, she went on to use her talents and passion for the welfare of others to build Michigan Eldercare, Inc. to what would become a large, well-respected Home Healthcare company that operated in northern Michigan for over 10 years.
Her work and children were her passion.
Elaine is survived by her sons: Larry (Marianne “Gretchen”) Knight of Rapid City and Dan (Deb Robinson) Knight of Grayling; grandchildren: Rachel, Cameron, Andrea, and Maxwell Knight; sisters: Linda (A.J..) Monroe of Lansing and Kay Lovell of Lansing.
She was preceded in death by daughter, Paula (Knight) Sawhill; sister, Connie Meredith; brother, Larry "Butch "Hummel; and brother-in-law, John Lovell.
A Memorial Service will be held at Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home on Monday, August 14, 2017, at 11:00 a.m.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.sorensonlockwood.com
Arrangements by Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home.