Elaine Joyce Grasz, 45, died on October 25th, 2012, as a result of an auto accident near Maxwell, Nebraska.
She was born February 12th, 1967, in Gothenburg, Nebraska, the daughter of Dale and Kathryn (Duffey) Hild.
Elaine grew up on the family farm north of Brady, Nebraska. She attended Wild Horse Valley country school through the 8th grade and graduated from Brady High School with the class of 1985. She attended Chadron State College for one year and graduated with an Associate’s Degree in Business
Administration/Accounting in the spring of 1997 from Mid Plains Community College in North Platte. On August 8th, 1987, she married her high school sweetheart and best friend, Terry Allen Grasz at Svea Dal Covenant Church. They were blessed with two sons, Tyrel Austin, born November 21st, 1993 and Tad Elliot, born August 16th, 2001. When Terry and Elaine first married they lived at Chapell, Nebraska, then on a ranch south of North Platte, before moving back to Brady where they have lived since. At the time of her death Elaine was working as a bookkeeper in North Platte.
Elaine gave her life to Jesus as a teen and she and Terry were members of the Svea Dal Covenant Church in Wild Horse Valley. She was very active in the church, especially with the music. She was also involved with Brady School and helped organize and participate in the Youth Sports Programs. She was a member of Brady Lions Club and was currently serving as President.
Survivors include her husband, Terry; parents, Dale and Kathy Hild; sons, Tyrel and Tad; brothers, Steve and his wife Gerri, Keith and his wife Brandi; sister, Jeaninne and her husband Duane Davis; nieces, Autumn and Adrianna Hild; Robin and Reanna Davis; Bryleigh Hild; nephews Dalton Mays, Dewey (Jaimee), Cody and Brandon (Amber) Davis; her father-in-law, Vic Grasz; brothers-in-law, Travis (Pam) and Troy Grasz; and sister-in-law Kiley. She is also survived by very special uncles, aunts and especially her "Buzzin Cuzzins" as well as many other relatives and friends.
Elaine was preceded in death by her grandparents, Earl and Ada Duffey and Phillip and Elva Hild and mother-in-law Dixie Grasz.
Visitation will be held at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel, Gothenburg, Nebraska; Sunday, November 11t, 2012, from 2 p.m.-8 p.m. with the family present from 2-4 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held at Brady High School Gym, November 12th, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Ken Sawyer officiating.
Interment will follow in the Svea Dal Cemetery, Brady.
Memorials may be given in her name to Gothenburg State Bank, P.O. Box 81, Gothenburg, NE 69138 or Adams Bank & Trust, P.O. 189, North Platte, NE 69103. To sign the online guest book, go to www.blasestrauser.com.