Elaine M. Short, age 75, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at Integrity Healthcare in Columbia, IL. Elaine was born on May 14, 1942 in St. Louis, MO, a daughter of the late William and Angeline (Kremidas) Frangoulis.
On February 18, 1981, Elaine married Richard Short on February 18, 1981. Richard passed away on September22, 2004. She had retired from Melvin Price Support Center as a commissary clerk after many years of dedicated service. Elaine loved life, she loved to laugh, but most of all she loved her family. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
In addition to her parents and husband, Elaine was preceded in death by her brother, James W. Frangoulis.
Elaine is survived by her loving son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Angela Emring of Millstadt, IL; proud grandmother to Evan Emring of Millstadt, IL; extended family and friends.
In celebration of her life, a private graveside service will be held on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at St. John Cemetery on Nameoki Road, Granite City, IL.
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