Elaine V. (Schuett) HanzlikMarch 12, 1929 ~ September 21, 2020 (age 91)
Mass of Christian Burial for Elaine V. Hanzlik, age 91, of Norfolk, will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, September 25. 2020 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Reverend Patrick McLaughlin will be the celebrant. Interment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to Mass at the church. Home for Funerals is in charge of arrangements.
Elaine passed away Monday, September 21, 2020 at the Stanton Health Center in Stanton.
Elaine was born on March 12, 1929 in Bloomfield, Nebraska to Detlef and Dorothea (Hansen) Schuett.
She married James “Jim” T. Hanzlik on November 6, 1948 at St. Andrews Church in Bloomfield. The couple was blessed with four daughters: Vicki, Jackie, Julie and Cindy.
Early on, Elaine worked as a housekeeper for Holiday Inn and the Villa Inn. She, then served as a dietary aide at the Norfolk Regional Center for twenty years. In retirement, she worked in the Deli Department at Walmart.
Elaine loved growing flower and vegetable gardens. She walked twice a day around Skyview Lake for exercise. Her family will always remember her for her famous fried chicken, homemade rolls, and pies. She crocheted many afghans and made decorative pillows for her grandchildren!
Elaine is survived by her daughters Vicki (John) Wotring of Florida, Jackie Delp of Missouri, and Cindy Behrens of Norfolk, twelve grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Jim, daughter and son-in-law Julie and Gary Osborn, son-in-law Michael Behrens, grandson Todd Michael Drews, great grandson Samuel John Wotring, brothers Emil, Alvin, Don, Herb, Ed, Dale and LeRoy, infant sister Ethel, and sisters Helen Weaver, Dorothy Bayly, and Edna Bean.