Passed away peacefully at home with family by her side, on February 7, 2019, in her 85th year. Loved wife of Charlie for over 62 years, loved mum of Douglas, Donna, Graeme, and Malcolm, treasured mother-in-law of John, and Rosalind, cherished grandmother of 9, and great-grandmother of 7. A much loved daughter, loved sister of Lindsay (deceased); June (deceased) and Kerry; Jim (deceased) and Clare, sister-in-law of Betty and Andrew Benington, and Lynette and Richard Kane. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Elaine Brenssell, c/- PO Box 39001, Burnside, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers and in memory of Elaine, donations to Nurse Maude Hospice would be appreciated and may be made at the service. The Funeral Service to celebrate Elaine’s life will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, Christchurch, on Wednesday, February 13, at 10.00am. Private cremation to follow.