Elaine Marie (nee Martin) Schmidt Klimczak aka Galaine, passed on Sunday, February 13, 2022. She was born on the 10th of September in 1953, in Philadelphia, to Vincent A. and Elizabeth T. (nee McArdle) Martin. At the time of her passing, Elaine was a resident of Chandler, Arizona with previous residences in Wichita, Kansas, Portsmouth, New Hampshire and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1974, she accompanied her husband to Thailand where her first son was born.
Elaine was devoted and is survived by her two sons, Kyle (Revea) Schmidt and Bryan (Kimberly) Klimczak. She is also survived by her three grandchildren: Kylie, Nicholas and Michael. Elaine is survived by her brothers, Joe and Charles, and her sisters, Nancy and Margie. She is survived by several aunts and uncles, many cousins and extended family members. She was predeceased by her parents and her brother, John. Elaine was an animal lover and is also survived by five grand-fur babies.
Her travels, due to being an Air Force wife, gave her experiences in many jobs and with many employers, most being with the government. Elaine was an avid couponer and could always find a deal on anything. She had a unique ability to connect with many people in her life resulting in many lifelong friendships.
Elaine will be laid to rest in the Philadelphia area with her parents.
Because Elaine was an animal lover, please consider a donation to Home Fur Good in Leu of Flowers: https://homefurgood.org/donate/