Elaine L. Kaplan 78 passed away unexpectedly on Sunday evening December 27, 2015 in her home. She was born March 14, 1937 in Racine, the daughter of Elmer R. and Ruth M. (nee: Stege) Clark. A homemaker, Elaine was also a member of Sacred Heart Parish. She loved Mother of Perpetual Help Devotions and always said the Rosary during Lent. Elaine enjoyed cooking, baking, gardening, holiday decorations, going to casinos especially playing “The Bug” slot machine. Survivors include her beloved husband Joseph, and her sister Judy Eppler. Elaine is further survived by nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers; Elmer Clark, Jr., Ronald Clark Sr., and Raymond Clark. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday December 31, 2015 at 10 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church, 2201 Northwestern Ave., Fr. Ricardo Martin officiating. Entombment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery Garden Crypts on Hwy. 32. The family will greet guests on Thursday from 9 a.m. until the time of Mass in Sacred Heart Church.