Elaine Clara (Anderson) Kane was born on May 22, 1931 at Storla to Leonard and Edna (Bibler) Anderson. She attended Thompson School thru the 8th grade and graduated from Letcher High school in 1949. She attended Rock Valley Collage.
On August 17, 1949 she married Lowell Kane at Artesian. They began their lives in Letcher, and Mitchell and moving to Rockford IL in 1955. They raised their five children in Rockford. She worked ten years at Riverside Nursing Home. Lowell and Elaine traveled and spent summers in Savanna, IL before retiring in LaBelle FL.
She is survived by her husband, Lowell of sixty-two years, three daughters: Saundra Reed, of New York, NY; Susan Kane, LaBelle, FL; Pamela (Brian) Fleming) Machensey, IL; two sons: Tom (Penny) Kane, Byron, IL; Tim (Rachel) Kane, Machensey, IL; sixteen grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild; three sisters Corrine (Lavern) Larson, Mitchell; Eldean Stekl, Mitchell, Thelma Tastad; three sisters-in-law, Kathleen Anderson, Connie (Dick) Lidman, Karen (Gary) Krantz and one brother-in-law, Mike (Donna) Kane.
She was preceded in death by an infant daughter Peggy, her parents and one brother, Archie Anderson.