September 5, 1937 - January 26, 2015


Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 30, 2015 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Long Prairie for Elaine E. Vanselow, age 77, who died Monday, January 26, 2015 at the Little Falls Care Center. Rev. Noah Wehrspann will officiate and burial will be in the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Long Prairie. Friends may call from 5-7 pm Thursday, January 29, 2015 at the Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home – Stein Chapel, Long Prairie and one hour prior to services at the church on Friday.
Elaine Emma Vanselow was born September 5, 1937 in Long Prairie, Minnesota the daughter of Walter and Esther (Voges) Vanselow. She grew up and attended country school in Long Prairie Township. She remained on the farm and helped her parents. In 1993 she and her father moved into Prairie View Manor in Long Prairie.
Elaine was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. She enjoyed flower gardening, music, and most of all her animals on the farm. As a young woman, she learned how to play the accordion.

Elaine is survived by her special cousin, Gloria (Milan) Vano, Long Prairie; sister-in-law, Freda Vanselow, Sauk Centre; nephews, William Vanselow and David Vanselow, and niece Mary Kay Middendorf. She is also survived by many cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and brother, Arvin.

Pallbearers will be Harvey Sadlovsky, David Vanselow, Tom Kroll, Tom Gray, Kent Schultz, and Rick Hanson.