Elaine Gouza, a 50-year resident of Land O’ Lakes, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at Seasons of Life Hospice House in Woodruff. She was 75.
Mrs. Gouza was born Aug. 12, 1938, in Suring, to Alfred and Velma Yakel. She married Ted Gouza Nov. 27, 1965, in Land O’ Lakes.
She worked at the Hi Hat Restaurant and Hirn’s Grocery Store in Land O’ Lakes.
Her interests included knitting, cooking, blueberry picking and spending time with her family.Mrs. Gouza was a member of St. Albert’s Catholic Church and its Altar Society, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary and the Red Hat Society.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Sam Yakel.
Mrs. Gouza is survived by her husband, Ted, of Land O’ Lakes; one daughter, Sue (Terry Carr) of Milwaukee; two sons, Peter (Denise) of Lake Linden, Mich., and John (Amy Dallman) of Wausau; one brother, Denver (Carole) Yakel of Watersmeet, Mich.; five grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
A memorial service will be held Friday, Jan. 31, at 11 a.m. at St. Albert’s Catholic Church in Land O’ Lakes.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Hope Lodge, 611 W. Doege St., Marshfield, WI 54449 are appreciated by the family.
|Tuesday, January 28, 2014 11:29 AM|