Elaine L. Reynolds, 93

Published 6:50 am Friday, March 22, 2019

Elaine L. Reynolds, 93, passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2019, at Fieldcrest Care Center in Hayfield, Minnesota.

Elaine L. Reynolds, 93

Elaine was born on Dec. 23, 1925, in Littlefork, Minnesota. She was one of seven children born to Ovid and Ellen Rinehart. She lived almost all of her life in Minnesota.

Elaine was united in marriage to Robert J. Wilkinson in 1950. Two sons were born to this union, James R. Wilkinson and Gerald T. Wilkinson, both of Austin, Minnesota. Robert passed away in 1972.

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Elaine was a sports person, interested in bowling, hunting, fishing, playing cards and watching sports on TV. She was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Austin, the Austin Women’s Bowling Association, Austin Women’s Hall of Fame and the Golden Age Club.

In 1976, Elaine married her second husband, Albert E. Reynolds. They enjoyed traveling and each other’s companionship during their retirement years.

She is survived by her son, James Wilkinson, and daughter-in-law Darlene Wilkinson, Austin; grandchildren, Jennifer (Rod) Hegna, Hayfield, Jeffery Wilkinson, Brownsdale, Minnesota, Michael (Kelly) Wilkinson, Apple Valley, Minnesota, and Stephanie (Dan) Holland, Brownsdale; several great-grandchildren; brother, Hilary (Connie) Rinehart, Mankato, Minnesota; and many nieces and nephews.

Elaine was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; two sisters; three brothers; her beloved son, Gerald; and daughter-in-law, Mary Wilkinson.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2019, at St. Augustine Catholic Church with Father Tom Niehaus officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church. Interment will be in Calvary cemetery. Condolences may be left online at www.mayerfh.com.