Elaine A. Ahlquist, 81, of Jamestown passed away Monday (February 5, 2018) in her home.
She was born February 18, 1936 in Jamestown the daughter of the late Albin G. and Nora Blake Stenstrom.
Elaine was a graduate of Falconer High School and enjoyed crocheting Afghans and clothing, bowling in leagues, enjoying her kids and grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is survived by her two sons: David (Sara) Ahlquist of Columbia SC; Craig Ahlquist of Jamestown; a daughter Penny (Ryan) Card of Jamestown; grandchildren: David Ahlquist, Derek Ahlquist, Crystal Ahlquist, Drew Emerling, AJ Emerling, Alex Emerling; step grandchildren: Anna Card, Madison Card, Gavin Card; great grandchildren: Cody Johnson, Tabitha Moorehead, Jacob Moorehead, Xander Finch, David Ahlquist Jr. Bretten Kozacki, Emberli Kozacki, Avery Emerling & Jack Emerling, Ryleii Ahlquist; a sister Shirlery (Arlene) Giambellucca of Frewsburg.
Besides her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Jerome F. Ahlquist whom she married September 4, 1954 in Jamestown who died November 8, 2005; seven brothers Willard, Wesley, Warren Sr., Sheridan, Duane, Derwin and Dwight Stenstrom; a sister Sandra Wallin.
Family and Friends will be received from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday in the Falconer Funeral Home.
Memorials may be donated to Hospice Of Chautauqua Co., 20 W. Fairmount Ave., Lakewood, NY 14750.