Elaine Cecile Staack Durabb Donaldson passed away peacefully on January 1st 2023.
Daughter of the late Henry and Elaine Staack.
Loving mother of Richard K. Durabb Jr., sister of Henri Sue Agnelly, Deborah McAuley, and Judith Lemonier. Elaine was a stepmother to Arthur L. Donaldson III and wife Amy, Debbie Calkins and husband Scott, Lori Dowden and Sharon Caughman and husband Bill. Elaine’s loved her faithful dog Mike who never left her side.
Predeceased by her husband Arthur Donaldson, Jr. and sisters Ann Lee Pellegrin, Carolyn Robin, and Pamela Landry. Elaine was born in Gretna on January 15, 1937, she was a graduate of Gretna High School. Elaine was a native of Gretna, Louisiana and a resident of Hemphill, Texas the past 20 years where she was a member of St. Pius I Catholic Church. Elaine retired from Aetna Casualty & Surety Co. She enjoyed quilting, bible studies, shopping, lunch with her friends and spending time at home with friends and family.
Visitation will be in the Chapel of Faith Mausoleum at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, 1225 Whitney Avenue, Gretna, LA on Monday, January 9th from 10AM until 11AM. A Graveside service will begin at 11AM at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Terrytown LA. MOTHE FUNERAL HOME is assisting the family during this difficult time. Family and friends may offer condolences at mothefunerals.com