Roepke, Elaine M. 92

Roepke, Elaine Matilda
age 92, of Cokato passed away on November 17, 2020 at the Cokato Manor. She was born in Chaska, MN on June 16, 1928 to Henry and Lydia (Morchen) Schwalbe. Elaine worked on assembly at Tonka Toys and making watches at Nortronix in Dassel, MN. She was a farm wife to Ardell and had 6 children. She enjoyed flowers, gardening, fishing, camping, vacationing, playing cards and going to the casino. Later in life, she enjoyed activities at the manor, where she would volunteer.
Elaine is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Ardell, children, Roger, Kenneth, and Diana.
Survived by her children, Sheldon Roepke, Allan (Mavis) Roepke, and Susan Zeidler, daughters in-law, Ethel and Shirley Roepke, along with several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
A celebration of Elaine’s life will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Cokato & Howard Lake, MN www.swansonpeterson.com 320-286-2534