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Elaine Stanton Obituary

Elaine Rasch Stanton
Elaine Rasch Stanton

September 18, 1937 - September 26, 2017
Born in Indianapolis, Indiana
Resided in Carmel, CA
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On September 26th, 2017 Elaine Fredericka Stanton, 80, passed away peacefully in Carmel Valley.

Elaine was born September 18th 1937 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Frederick Racsh and Jeanette Pratt Rasch.

Elaine grew up in Highland Park, MI with her sister Martha. Shortly after graduating from High School, she married James Edward Stanton her high school sweetheart.

Jim and Elaine spent 30 years in the Marine Corps living in Virginia, North Carolina, Ohio, Hawaii, and California. Jim and Elaine so loved Monterey they decided to return after Jim’s retirement in 1989. After Jim’s passing in 2007, Elaine moved to Del Mesa Carmel where she was an active member of Del Mesa community serving on the Board of Directors.

Elaine is survived by her three daughters, Susan Elizabeth Stanton, Amie Stanton Clarke (Brian), and Kathleen Ann Stanton-Nichols (Steve); two grandchildren, Abigail and Simon; sister-in-law and brother-in-law Marilyn and Thomas Stanton; sister and brother-in-law Martha and Dave Kissinger, nieces and nephews and loving friends.

The family would like extend their thanks and gratitude to all those involved in caring for Elaine during the last months of her life. She was surrounded by thoughtful and loving individuals who provided Elaine with the care and compassion she deserved.

Memorial Services will be held at 3:00pm on October 7th at St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church at 28005 Robinson Canyon Road, Carmel Valley, CA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis Adapted Physical Activity Clinics, https://www.myiu.org/one-time-gift?appealid=9ac5a293-e955-4a26-a0e4-f035597809f7&account=I320012866, DEA Survivors Benefit Fund www.survivorsbenefitfund.org , or St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church Carmel Valley California.




Memorial Service
St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church
on Robinson Canyon RD
Carmel Valley, CA US
Saturday, October 7, 2017
3:00 PM