Elaine A. Chaltry, 87, of Menominee, passed away on Sunday, October 20, 2013, at Rennes Health Center - East in Peshtigo. She was born on March 14, 1926, in Milwaukee to Napoleon and Myrtle (Knutson) LaCombe.
Elaine grew up in Menekaunee and lived in Menominee for many years. She was married to Roger Payton, and later to Merle Chaltry. Elaine enjoyed gardening and baking, and loved spending time at home with her family. 
Elaine is survived by her children: David (Kathy) Payton and Susan Erdman; grandchildren: Erin (Lance) Timper, Amy (Aaron) Raygo and Sarah Erdman; great-grandchildren: Arika, McKenzie, Emily, Ryan, Colin, Caleb, Evan, Cody and Alec; step-children: Cindy Chaltry, Debbie Wilde, Mark (Cindy) Chaltry, Pat Petzel, Bruce (Mel) Chaltry; step-grandchildren: Christopher, Brian and Joe Chaltry, Jacob Wilde, Peter, Joe, James and Tina Petzel, Tim, Jacob, Hannah and Angela Chaltry; step-great-grandchildren: Tyler, Evan, Jack, Mason, Arianna, Danika and David; brothers and sisters: Joy (Don) Barstow, Darlene (Charles) DeCamp, Gerald (Jann) LaCombe and Diane (Joe) Kaufman. She was preceded in death by her husbands: Roger Payton and Merle Chaltry; brothers and sister: Bud LaCombe, Tom LaCombe and Gail (Rudy) Gross; and step-grandson, Troy Chaltry.
Friends may call from 4 until 7 p.m. on Friday, October 25, 2013, at Hansen-Onion-Martell Funeral Home. 
Burial will be in Forest Home Cemetery.