Elaine M. Cahill

Elaine M. Cahill

DUBUQUE, IA/ NECEDAH, WI-Elaine M. Cahill, age 95, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. She was born on April 28, 1917, in Crawford County, Wisconsin, the daughter of Christopher and Bridgette (Foley) Garvey. After earning her teaching degree, Elaine taught at the Valley View School for six years. She married John W. Cahill in Eastman, Wisconsin, he preceded her in death in 1995.

Elaine is survived by her children, Michael, his wife Nancy Cahill, Mary, her husband Michael Rossi, John Cahill, Susan Cahill, Julia, her husband David Beyer, Mark Cahill and Colleen, her husband Ray Yeager; 25 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren and three sisters, Mona Stack, Donna Lind and Madelon Genin. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Richard Garvey.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at HOLY MOTHER OF CONSOLATION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 651 N. Main St., Oregon, Wisconsin, at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 with Father Gary Wankerl presiding. Friends may call on Thursday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. Burial will be at 11 a.m., on Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, in Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Dubuque, Iowa.

Elaine’s family would like to thank the staff at St. Mary’s ICU and Father Pat for their help and compassion during this difficult time.