January 19, 1934 - January 28, 2020
Elaine W. (Quist) Ahrens of Blair passed away on January 28, 2020 at her daughters’ home in Arden Hills, MN. Funeral services will be held at 10:30am Thursday, February 20 at First Lutheran Church in Blair with graveside services to follow at the Blair Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday, February 19, from 6 to 8 PM at Campbell Aman Funeral Home. Elaine was born January 19, 1934 to Edward and Goldie (Fryman) Quist in Herman, NE and was raised on a farm west of Blair. She attended the Summer School and graduated from Blair High School. She married Dareld R. Ahrens on April 12, 1953 at the Methodist Church in Blair and were happily married for 50 years, farming west of Blair. Elaine is survived by two children: Cheryl (Tom) Whittles of Arden Hills, MN & Keith (Debra) Ahrens of Blair. five grandchildren: Marc (Nichole) Nielsen, Elko/New Market, MN; Rachael Ahrens, Austin, TX; Jason Nielsen, Thousand Oaks, CA; Rebecca (Mike) Halverson, Cedar Falls, IA; Kristopher (Katelyn) Ahrens, Papillion, NE. five great-grandchildren: Declan Nielsen, Audrey Halverson, Thork Nielsen, Hailey Halverson, and Miura Nielsen along with nieces and nephews. Elaine enjoyed the last 10 years living in the Shoshoni/Riverton, WY area. She made many friends that loved and treasured her friendship. She was preceded in death by her husband Dareld, sisters’ Betty Ann Phifer and Norma Olson, and parents Edward and Goldie Quist. Memorials may be sent to Shoshoni Senior Center P.O. Box 27 Shoshoni, WY 82649. The center was a lifeline for Elaine and many others and very dear to her heart.
Elaine W. (Quist) Ahrens of Blair passed away on January 28, 2020 at her daughters’ home in Arden Hills, MN. Funeral services will be held at 10:30am Thursday, February 20 at First Lutheran Church in Blair with graveside services to follow... View Obituary & Service Information
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