Elaine Syme

Elaine Audrey Syme

April 5, 1927 – August 29, 2019

Elaine Syme, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away at her home after a battle with dementia.  She was 92.

Elaine was born in Neligh, Nebraska to Walter and Edith Ingalsbe.  The family, with four children, moved west when Elaine was 10.  She actually met the love of her life, Clark, on Willow Creek outside of Payette.

Her first job was at the Weiser City laundry.  She was engaged to Clark in 1943 and was married November 3, 1945.  This marriage lasted almost 74 years.  They had two children Debra born in  1950 and Gregory, 1953.

She worked at McKnight and Syme Electric from 1954 to 1985.

In 1975 Clark and Elaine took a trip to Britain.  They spent time at their cabins in Meadows and branched out to California and Arizona.

She is preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and a brother.

Elaine is survived by her husband Clark, Debra (Tim) Cannon Beach, Gregory (Renate) Weiser, grandsons Travis (Camille) Hartnett, Seattle, Christopher (Lori) Hartnett, Reagan, Winston, Caroline and Grant Hartnett, Texas, Bryan (Tabitha) Syme and Fiona, Weiser and Jeffory (Sara) Syme and Pheobe, Boise.

Arrangements under the direction of Thomason Funeral Home.  A funeral service honoring Elaine will be held Monday, September 9, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Weiser Christian Church with interment to follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.  Condolences may be sent to the family at www.lienkaemper-thomason.com.




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