In Memory of

Elaine Ione Dyslin

November 1, 1938 - August 29, 2020
From: Norfolk, NE | Originally: Aurelia, IA

Elaine Ione Dyslin, the daughter of Marion and Ida Mae (Schieuer) Hackett, was born on November 1, 1938, in Woodbury County, IA. Her childhood was mostly spent in Cherokee County, graduating from Quimby High School in 1957. She then attended the Humboldt Institute of Business in Minneapolis, MN.

 On December 29, 1962, she was united in marriage to Harold Dyslin at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Quimby, IA. Following their marriage, they resided in Aurelia. She worked for Simonsen’s and later at the Mental Health Institute in Cherokee. She then worked at Sunset Knoll for 26 years, serving as the Activity Director at the time of her retirement.

 Elaine was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church, the Aurelia Catholic Ladies Circle, and served on the Sunset Knoll Auxiliary for over 30 years. She enjoyed sewing, especially doll clothes and quilts. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family and friends.

 On Saturday, August 29, 2020, Elaine passed away at her home in Norfolk, at the age of 81. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold on March 30, 2004; parents, Marion and Mae Hackett; four siblings, Karen Rae Bergert, Delora Jean Mitchell, Darrell Hackett, and Duane Hackett; brother-in-law, Duane Mitchell; niece, Kathy Mitchell; sisters-in-law, Joanne Hackett and Iva Jean Hackett; and great-nephew, Nicholas Volkert.

 She will lovingly be remembered by her children: Gwen (Roger) DuBois of Hartley, IA, Brad (Cari) Dyslin of Yorktown Heights, NY, and Melissa Dyslin of Norfolk, NE; seven grandchildren: Andrea Highstreet, Sandy Soden, Tammy Salzkorn, Heather Salzkorn, Mason Dyslin, Tanner Dyslin, and McKenzie Dyslin; six great-grandchildren; two sisters; Carol (Don) Gerjets of Cherokee, IA and Phyllis (Lee) Campbell of Smyrna, TN; several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

A Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 2, 2020, at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee, IA.
Deacon LeRoy Rupp
Mason Dyslin
Tanner Dyslin
Ken Hackett
Brian Gerjets
Brian Soden
Warren Mitchell

Honorary Bearers

McKensie Dyslin
Suzanne Williams
Andrea Highstreet
Heather Salzkorn
Tammy Salzkorn
Sandy Soden
Alicia Moore
Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Tuesday, with the family present during that time at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee. Please practice social distancing while at the visitation.
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Aurelia, IA


Monday, September 7, 2020 at 4:01 PM
“I’m sorry for your loss. Elaine was a wonderful and helpful lady. My prayers are with you guys at this difficult time. Hugs, Mrs. O.”
- Torri Obermiller
Monday, September 7, 2020 at 4:01 PM
“We are so sorry for your loss, I wish Grandma could of met mine and Jeremiahs little one on the way but it was her time to go so she couldn’t. I love you guys so much. If u need anything just call me. ”
- Kimmy Moore & Jeremiah Rotherham
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 4:29 PM
“So Sorry for your loss. Thoughts with all the Family.”
- Dianne QUEVEDO ( Dyslin)
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 4:29 PM
“Gwen, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. It’s difficult to say goodbye to your mom. I have many great memories of Elaine as my Girl Scout leader and, later, as a coworker at Sunset Knoll. May God give you comfort and strength in the days ahead. ”
- Marcia (Winterhof) Klett
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 4:29 PM
“Brad, Melissa, and Gwen. I am sorry for your loss. Your mom was a faithful employee at Sunset Knoll. May she Rest In Peace.
Marge Nelson”
- Marge Nelson
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 4:29 PM
“Our condolences to all of Elaine's family for your loss.
- Ross and Pat Schallehn
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 4:29 PM
“Sending my prayers for the family. Elaine was a joy to work with and a wonderful person, she will be missed by many. ”
- Joleen Goergen
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 4:38 PM
“ My deepest sympathy for you and your family Brad.
Will be praying for you in this difficult time.”
- Paul Strand
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 12:58 PM
“Dear Brad, Please accept my deepest condolences. I'm extremely sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. ”
- Esther Herrera
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 12:58 PM
“I’m so sorry to hear your mom passed away, Brad! My heart goes out to you and your family! ”
- Deb (Perry) Stolze
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 12:58 PM
“So sorry for your loss. Our prayers for the family.”
- Larry and Elaine Dyslin
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