Elaine Gonzales, age 83, passed away on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at Wichita County Health Center in Leoti, Kansas. Elaine was born June 9, 1935 at Mud Hen Lake, Wisconsin, the daughter of Harry & Mabel (Anderson) Hochstetler. Elaine graduated high school in St. Paul, Minnesota then earned a Registered Nursing degree from nursing school in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She also attained a degree in Nurse Anesthesiology. She was a nurse at Wichita County Health Center in Leoti, Kansas retiring in the 1999.
Elaine had a beautiful singing voice and enjoyed playing the accordion. She was well known for her nursing abilities which she enjoyed providing for others.
On January 15, 1984 she married Emilio Gonzales at Leoti, Kansas. Emil passed away on September 7, 2016 at Leoti, Kansas.
Elaine’s surviving family includes-
Brian Hogan-Aiken, South Carolina
Diana Hogan-Leoti, Kansas
Carol Hogan-Leoti, Kansas
Christopher, Jessica, Karen, Brigit, James, Ian, Michael (Shawn), Colin James (CJ) and Alyssa.
Carl Hochstetler, Dennis Hochstetler and Hope Sjodin
Her parents, a daughter Cheryl in 2015, one brother and four sisters precede her in death.
A gathering will be held Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 3:00 pm at the Parkview Apartments common room in Leoti, Kansas.
Memorials may be given to the Elaine Gonzales Memorial Fund in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home in Leoti, Kansas.