Elaine Butts

September 20th, 1955 to July 2nd, 2008


Elaine J. Butts, 52, of Fort Gratiot, died unexpectedly in her home on Wednesday, July 2, 2008.



She was born September 20, 1955 in Croswell and was a life long area resident.



Elaine married John Butts on August 21, 1982 in Port Huron.



She was a 29 year veteran of the Port Huron Police Department as dispatcher, patrol officer and retiring as detective specializing in criminal sexual conduct cases. Elaine loved animals and enjoyed bowling and playing bingo. She was a very caring person and will be sadly missed by all.



She is survived by her husband John of Fort Gratiot; mother, Rosemary Stover of Fort Gratiot; sister, Janie Stover of Kalamazoo; brother, Jim (Sue) Stover of Ohio; sister, Maureen (Jim) Bell of Portage; brother, Kevin (Celeste) Stover of Fort Gratiot; her faithful dog Boomer; special aunts, Alice Hughes and Barbara Nargi both of Long Island, NY; special cousin, Bob (Shirley) Hughes of Maryland; special friends, Phil (Debbie) McCarty of Port Huron; Terry (Barb) Orr of Fort Gratiot; Joe (Sandy) Danna of Marysville; Paul (Sheila) Reid of Port Huron Twp and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.



Elaine was preceded in death by her father Harold Stover on August 24, 2001.



Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday in the Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home. The. Rev. Brian K. Cokonougher will officiate. Burial will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery.



Visiting hours are 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in the funeral home.



Memorials in memory of Elaine may be given to the Blue Water Humane Society.

















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