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Elaine Vonfeldt 1958 – 2020
Elaine Vonfeldt
Elaine Vonfeldt

PAWNEE ROCK – Elaine Vonfeldt, 61, passed away February 9, 2020 at her home in Pawnee Rock, KS, after a brief illness.

She was born August 27, 1958 in Emporia, KS, the daughter of Melvin and Dorothy Broughman. On October 01, 1989, she married Neil Vonfeldt.

A longtime resident of Pawnee Rock, Elaine was senior day services manager for Rosewood Services in Great Bend, KS.  As a foster/resource parent for many years, she also served as founder and CEO of L&L Training and Consultation, which provided in-home family support with the goal of keeping children in the home, when possible.  

She is survived by:  Her husband Neil of the home. Four children, Troy Vonfeldt , Hutchinson; Brooke (Jordan) Hull, Great Bend; Kaci Jordan, Rozel; and Chase Vonfeldt, Pawnee Rock. Seven siblings, Dorothy Chegwidden, Lewisville, TX; Richard Cryan, Sweeny, TX; Donna Cryan, LaCrosse, KS; Dorla Cruz, Derby, KS; Melvin Broughman, Portage, IN; Doris Broughman, St Francis, KS; and Denise Cherry, LaCrosse, KS. Ten grandchildren, Braiden, McKayla, Allie, and Brooklyn Vonfeldt, Hutchinson, KS; Natalie, Ethan, and Derrick Rouse, Larned, KS; Chloe Jordan, Rozel, KS; Alexander Matos, Great Bend, KS; and Keller Hull, Great Bend, KS.

Elaine was preceded in death by her mother Dorothy; a brother, Robert Broughman; and a sister, Diana Brown.

Service takes place for Elaine at 2406 31st Street, Great Bend, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Feb. 29.  Flowers and donations may be sent to the Elaine Vonfeldt Memorial Fund, 2514 Walnut Drive, Great Bend, KS 67530.