Elaine Finnegan (formerly Bremberger), 80, of Lyndon Station, Wis., passed away peacefully March 11, 2014 at the Serenity House in Tomah, WI after a long bout with leukemia.
Elaine was born February 20, 1934, in Kenosha, the daughter of Clarence and Marion (Hall) Sinnen and attended schools there. She was a registered nurse, a graduate of Columbia College of Nursing in Milwaukee. She married Elmer Bremberger in 1956 and lived in Pewaukee for many years while raising their family and continuing her nursing career. They relocated to Lyndon Station in 1988 and she continued her nursing career at Hess Memorial Hospital in Mauston and retired in 1999.
Elmer preceded her in death in 1995. In 2002, she married Ronald Finnegan. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and the V.F.W. Auxiliary. Elaine enjoyed all of her nursing career along with golfing, dancing, playing cards and spending winters in Arizona.
Elaine is survived by her loving husband, Ronald; sons, Bill (Pamela) of Lyndon Station and Daniel of South Dakota; a daughter, Vicki (Kevin) Nold of Hartland; a stepson, James Finnegan of New Lisbon; 2 grandchildren, Derek and Rachel; a step granddaughter, Megan (Ed) and great grandchildren, Castiel, Ayden, Katella, Rowan and Eddie. She is further survived by brothers, Gerald (Jean) Sinnen of Kenosha, Herb (Leta) Sinnen of San Diego, Calif., and Joe (Pat) Sinnen of Waterford; sisters, Rita of Alaska and Marilyn of Union Grove; sisters-in-law, Arlene and Nora Sinnen; mother-in-law, Helen Reganti of Rockford, Ill., many nieces, nephews, and other dear relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Elmer; and brothers, Robert and Ralph.
The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on March 15, 2014 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lyndon Station, with Father Valentine Joseph officiating, followed by interment in St. Marys Catholic Cemetery.