Kundinger, Elaine Ida, Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away Monday, January 31, 2011 at Heartland Healthcare Center, age 88 years. Elaine Engel was born December 12, 1922 in Saginaw, Michigan, the daughter of the late Emil and Alma (Salesky) Engel. She married James Kundinger June 30, 1944. He predeceased her August 21, 2009. Elaine drove school bus for 25 years in the Swan Valley School District. She enjoyed playing golf, bingo and perch fishing. She loved raising gladiolus in her flower garden. Elaine is survived by three children, Ron (Shelly) Kundinger, James Kundinger and Diana (Robert) Gamache; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by six siblings, Gladys, Art, Grace, Bill, Carl and Eldon. The funeral service will take place 1:30 p.m. Friday, February 4, 2011 at W.L. Case & Company Funeral Chapel, 201 N. Miller Road. Rev. Rob Richards will officiate with burial in Oakwood Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family at the chapel Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and on Friday from 12:30 p.m. until time of the service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider a donation to Heartland Hospice or the Alzheimer’s Association. www.casefuneralhome.com