Elaine A. Ahlquist

Elaine A. Ahlquist, 81, of Jamestown, passed away Monday (Feb. 5, 2018) in her home.

She was born Feb. 18, 1936, in Jamestown, the daughter of the late Albin G. and Nora Blake Stenstrom.

Elaine was a graduate of Falconer High School, and enjoyed crocheting Afghans and clothing, bowling in leagues, enjoying her kids and grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her two sons: David (Sara) Ahlquist of Columbia, S.C., and Craig Ahlquist of Jamestown; a daughter, Penny (Ryan) Card of Jamestown; grandchildren: David Ahlquist, Derek Ahlquist, Crystal Ahlquist, Drew Emerling, AJ Emerling, Alex Emerling; step grandchildren: Anna Card, Madison Card and Gavin Card; great-grandchildren: Cody Johnson, Tabitha Moorehead, Jacob Moorehead, Xander Finch, David Ahlquist Jr. Bretten Kozacki, Emberli Kozacki, Avery Emerling and Jack Emerling and Ryleii Ahlquist; and a sister, Shirlery (Arlene) Giambellucca of Frewsburg.

Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Jerome F. Ahlquist, whom she married Sept. 4, 1954, in Jamestown, and who died Nov. 8, 2005; seven brothers: Willard, Wesley, Warren Sr., Sheridan, Duane, Derwin and Dwight Stenstrom; and a sister, Sandra Wallin.

Family and friends will be received from 6-8 p.m., Friday in the Falconer Funeral Home.

Memorials may be donated to Hospice of Chautauqua County, 20 W. Fairmount Ave., Lakewood, NY 14750.

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