Elaine Ann (Hoffman) Bankey


Elaine Ann (Hoffman) Bankey, age 85, passed away on Tuesday November 14, 2023.

She was born on June 10, 1938, in Wauseon, Ohio to the late Stanley and Wilma (Forest) Hoffman. She married James Bankey on June 23, 1990, and he survives in Cygnet, Ohio.

Elaine was a member of Christ United Methodist church in Portage, Ohio. She enjoyed doing karaoke. She sang in her church’s choir and played the French horn for the Monroe Community Band and Battle Creek band. Elaine was an avid reader and loved to crochet, she would crochet hats for the homeless and domestic abuse shelters.

Along with her husband Jim, Elaine is survived by her son Mark (Margaret) Roebke of Carleton, Michigan, daughter Karen Drammeh of Flint, Michigan, stepchildren, Beth (Dustin) Tyson, Melanie (Phil) Davis, Jim (Brenda) Bankey, sisters Judy Potz of Wauseon, Ohio, Nancy (Lyle) Beaverson of Wauseon, Ohio and 2 grandchildren Molly and Michael Roebke and many step grandchildren, step great-grandchildren and 1 step great-great-grandson.

Elaine is preceded in death by her parents, her first husband Harold Roebke to whom she was married for 28 years, and sister, Carolyn Hoffman.

A visitation will be held on Sunday, November 19, 2023, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Dunn Funeral Home located in the Historical District of Bowling Green, Ohio located at 408 W. Wooster St. Her funeral service will be held on Monday, November 20, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. with an additional visitation period starting at 9:30 a.m. at Christ United Methodist Church 301 W. Main St. Portage, Ohio 43451. Pastor Roseanne Kalinowski will officiate. Interment will be held at Roselawn Memorial Cemetery, La Salle, Michigan.

Memorial contributions may be given to Bridge Hospice Care Center or Christ United Methodist Church Portage, Ohio.

To leave an online condolence or fond memory with the family please visit https://www.dunnfuneralhome.com/.

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