Elaine Mead


Elaine Mead, 86, of Grassy Butte, ND, died Saturday morning, at Hilltop Home of Comfort in Killdeer, ND.

Funeral Services were held at Mountain Time: 11 o’clock Thursday, July 21, 2016 in Grassy Butte – Redeemer Lutheran Church Pastor Heide officiated, burial was in Grassy Butte Cemetery.

Elaine Tiegs was born on August 2, 1929 in Croft North Dakota to John and Marth (Veeter) Tiegs. She was the ninth child of eleven children. Elaine attended Lookout, Pleasant Valley, Rocky Glen elementary schools and Watford City High School.

Elaine met Robert Mead while working at the Anthony Café in Watford City. They married on October 5th, 1950. After they married, they made their home on their Mead ranch in Grassy Butte, North Dakota. From this marriage two sons were born, David F. Mead and Robert D. Mead.

Elaine enjoyed life to the fullest! Some of her many interests include; spending time with family especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren; gardening, drives in the country, going to church, and  visiting siblings.

Elaine was a great cook and enjoyed cooking for her family. She made bacon and pancakes for her grandchildren every morning when they were at the ranch. Elaine also enjoyed playing games with her family and friends; with Rummy and Shanghai being a couple favorites.

Elaine is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Robert, and siblings, Lyle, Mildred, Hattie, Everett, Earl, Lula, Lorna and Vernon.

She is survived by her sisters Alva and Deloris. Her sons  David and Robert. Grandchildren, Jessica (Brock) Wojahn, Justin (Jessi) Mead, Melissa (Trevor) Hitchcock; great grandchildren parker Frenzel, Rylee Wojahn, Isabella Hitchcock and Grace Wojahn.

Her funeral arrangements have been entrusted with Fulkerson Stevenson Funeral Home of Watford City.  Friends may sign the on-line register and give their condolences at www.fulkersons.com

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