RANDOLPH — Elvera A. Kaiser, 89, Randolph, died March 16, 2017, at Colonial Manor, Randolph.
Visitation, with a Christian Mothers Rosary and Christian Wake Service, were all Sunday at St. Jane Frances de Chantal Catholic Church, Randolph, under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home, Randolph.
Funeral services were March 20 at St. Jane Frances de Chantal Catholic Church, Randolph, with Rev. Father Timothy Forget officiating.
Interment was in St. Frances Cemetery, Randolph.
Pallbearers were Elvera’s grandsons, Steve Butterfield, Scott Butterfield, Jeremy Kaiser, Kevin Kaiser, Brian Kaiser, Chris Kaiser, Charlie Kaiser, Marvin Lindquist and Brent Lindquist.
Honorary pallbearers were all of Elvera’s grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Elvera was born Feb. 17, 1928, at Randolph, to Frank and Othilia (Meyer) Winkelbauer. In 1946, Elvera graduated from St. Frances Catholic High School, Randolph. Elvera married James Paul “Pat” Kaiser May 17, 1948, at St. Jane Frances de Chantal Catholic Church, Randolph. The couple made their home in Randolph.
She was employed as a telephone operator at Northwestern Bell, Randolph, and as a dental assistant for Dr. Peebles and for Dr. DeNayer Dental office, Randolph.
She was a lifelong member of St. Jane Frances de Chantal Catholic Church, Randolph, serving on the Parish Council of Catholic Women and Christian Mothers.
Elvera’s hobbies include a seamstress; crocheting; bowling; golfing; fishing; family vacations at Fairfield Bay, Ark.; playing bridge with friends; baking cinnamon rolls, cookies and bread.
Survivors are her four children, Doug and Roxann Kaiser, Mound, Minn.; Jan and Lenny Butterfield, Norfolk; Mark and Kathy Kaiser, Omaha; Nancy and Bruce Lindquist, Humboldt, Iowa; 17 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; special friend, Donna Laurence, Randolph; one brother, Louis and Irene Winkelbauer, Summers, Iowa; and two sisters, Doris Kuhl, Omaha, and Mary Ann Van Slyke, Nampa, Idaho.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 60 years, James “Pat,” in 2008; one son, Pat, in 2015; one great-grandchild, Blake Goodell; six brothers, Gail, Raymond, Sylvester, Vincent, Arnold and David; three sisters, LaVern, Florentine and Rita.