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Elaine L. (Shunk) Brooks

June 13, 1946 ~ January 20, 2019 (age 72)
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Elaine L. (Shunk) Brooks, 73, of Spurgeon, Indiana passed away peacefully on January 20, 2019. Elaine was born June 13, 1946 in Ecorse, Michigan, the adopted daughter of Arthur and Blanche (Harrier) Shunk.

Elaine graduated from St Louis Michigan High School class of 1964. Following her high school graduation, Elaine moved to Lansing, Michigan, attending Davenport College. Elaine Brooks resided in Harrison, Michigan since 1987 coming from Lansing, Michigan. Previous to her retirement from Clare County Prosecuting Attorney Office, she worked at Blue Cross Blue Shield, Marketing Department, in Lansing. .

Elaine was passionate about playing the piano, singing, her flowers, and crocheting. On October 29, 2010, in Spurgeon, Indiana, Elaine was united in marriage to her high school sweetheart, Raymond L. Brooks.

Mrs. Brooks was preceded in death by her loving parents, Arthur and Blanche Shunk of the St. Louis/Alma area. Elaine is survived by her loving husband Ray, her daughter Mrs. Michelle (McAllister) Stough and husband Scott of Clare, Michigan, her son David McAllister and wife Nadera of Watertown, New York, three step children, John Brooks and wife Lynn of East Tawas, Michigan, Dennis Brooks of Spurgeon, Indiana and JoAnne (Brooks) Akin and husband Ken of Kansas City, Missouri, 16 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. 

Celebration of Life services will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2019, at 2:00 p.m.at the New Liberty GB Church in Coe, Indiana. The family will be present prior to the service. In August,  a Celebration of Life will be held at the Beebe Township Hall in Ithaca, Michigan. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in memory of Elaine may be considered to the Brooks family, in care of Michelle Stough or Ray Brooks. Times and dates of the Michigan service will be announce when they become available.

Harris Funeral Home of Petersburg, Indiana has been entrusted with the care of Mrs. Elaine Brooks.

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