Weather Forecast


Elsie O. Raunio

Elsie O. Raunio, 85, of Superior passed away Friday, Aug. 15, 2014.

She was born in Larson, N.D. and raised in Maple with her parents, Norval and Myrtle Golly.

Elsie was a CNA at St. Francis in East End Superior all her adult life and her passion was her cats.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Prendergast; her parents; and a brother, Warren Sigman.

Elsie is survived by her sons, Richard (Lynda) of Crystal, Minn. and William of Superior; grandson, William (Janelle) of Madison, Wis.; great-grandchildren, Hannah and Skyler; sisters, Kathy, Joan and Patricia all of Arkansas; a brother, Roger Wille of Florida; many nieces, nephews and brothers and sisters of the Jehovah's Witnesses Congregation.

The family would like to thank Dr. Plachta and the staff at Villa Marina for their great care of Elsie.

Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20 at the Superior Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, 7815 Tower Ave. Arrangements entrusted to Cremation Society of Minnesota, 218-624-5200.