Born October 3, 1953 in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of the late Walter L. and Lenora L. Widdowfield McKinney. She was married for 21 years to Donald Bauder, who survives.
Elaine was a member and the former secretary of Lillyville Church of God. She graduated from Riverside High School in 1971. She enjoyed reading, traveling, and spending time with her family.
In addition to her husband, Donald, survivors include a step daughter, Francine Vogel of Darlington; two sisters, Marsha McKinney of Ellwood City, Connie (Bill) Lutz of Wampum; a brother, Keith McKinney of Wampum; two step grandchildren, Anna and Robert Vogel; three nieces; and a number of great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Visiting hours will be held Wednesday, February 4 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home on Thursday at 11 am with Pastor Dennis Arndt officiating. Interment will follow in Clinton Cemetery.
Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.