Elaine Mary Emma Voeltner (née Priebe), age 84 of Eagle River, Wis., passed away quietly on Dec. 5, 2021, with her family by her side.

She was born on March 19, 1937, in Milwaukee, Wis., to the late Gustave and Irene Priebe.

Elaine graduated from Eagle River Union High School in 1955 and then attended UW–Stevens Point.

Elaine married Gilbert G. Voeltner on May 21, 1960, and had seven children. Elaine was a loving mother and grandmother. She enjoyed her antiques, gardening, reading, Walt Disney movies, and especially her grandchildren.

Elaine is survived by four sons, Mike, Steve, Don and Paul; three daughters, Mary, Carole and Anne; six grandchildren, Daniel, Steven, Stormi, Somerset, Jack and Ben; and two brothers, Bill and Robert Priebe.

Elaine’s wishes were to be buried. A private family memorial was held with a graveside service to be held in the spring.

Arrangements by Gaffney-Busha Funeral Home, Eagle River. Online condolences may be expressed at gaffney-busha.com.

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