Elaine Mae Harper, age 79, passed away on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at Greeley County Hospital in Tribune, Kansas. Elaine was born July 7, 1936 at Offerle, Kansas, the daughter of Raymond & Applonia (Stegman)Stegman. A resident of Tribune, Kansas since 1957, she was a homemaker.

Elaine was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Tribune, Kansas. She was an avid fan of the Greeley County School Sports programs as well as KU Basketball and the Kansas City Chiefs. She volunteered at Sacks on Broadway, Greeley County High School Library and served 14 years with Greeley County 4-H. She enjoyed babysitting for many years, especially for her former teachers children and her grandchildren.

On December 27, 1956 she married Marion (Mick) Harper in Offerle, Kansas. 

Elaine’s surviving family includes-

Her husband-

Marion (Mick) Harper- Tribune, Kansas

Four daughters-

Denise & Rick Schworm- Watkins, Colorado

Pamela & Jr. Lang- Tribune, Kansas

Rhonda & Mike Simpson- Castle Rock, Colorado

Darcy & Mark Goodenough- Great Bend, Kansas

Three siblings-

Ann & Bud Schaapveld- Dodge City, Kansas

Lorraine & Leland Kincaid- Dodge City, Kansas

Hillarian & Linda Stegman- Offerle, Kansas

Nine grandchildren

Tawna Schworm- Thornton, Colorado

Danica Maxfield- Saginaw, Texas

Keaton Lang- Hoxie, Kansas

Justin Simpson- Denver, Colorado

Brandon Simpson- Littleton, Colorado

Eric Moritz- Clinton, Missouri

Bret Moritz Clinton, Missouri

Brandon Goodenough- Newton, Kansas

Zachary Goodenough- Great Bend, Kansas

Five great grandchildren

Her parents, two brothers, one sister and a daughter, Mona Moritz, precede her in death.

Vigil Services will be held at 7:00 pm (MST) Friday, February 12, 2016 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Tribune, Kansas.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 am (MST) Saturday, February 13, 2016 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Tribune, Kansas with Father Benjamin Martin officiating.

Burial will be in Greeley County Cemetery in Tribune, Kansas.

Memorials may be given to St. Joseph Catholic Church or Sacks On Broadway in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home in Tribune, Kansas.