B. Elaine Hogue, 93, of rural Geneseo, died Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, at Hammond-Henry Hospital Long Term Care Unit, in Geneseo. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 at Vandemore Funeral Home & Crematory, in Geneseo. The Rev. Dr. Chris Ritter will officiate. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. The family requests that casual attire be worn. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral service (10 a.m. to 11 a.m.) on Saturday. Memorials may be left to the Geneseo Humane Society.

B. Elaine Hogue, 93, of rural Geneseo, died Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, at Hammond-Henry Hospital Long Term Care Unit, in Geneseo. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 at Vandemore Funeral Home & Crematory, in Geneseo. The Rev. Dr. Chris Ritter will officiate. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. The family requests that casual attire be worn. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral service (10 a.m. to 11 a.m.) on Saturday. Memorials may be left to the Geneseo Humane Society.

Elaine was born Aug. 14, 1924, in Geneseo, the daughter of Donald and Carrie (Woehr) Bollen. She graduated from Geneseo High School with the Class of 1942. Elaine was united in marriage to Dwain C. Hogue in 1944; he preceded her in death in 1996. Elaine spent her life as a homemaker, assisting her husband, Dwain, on the family farm for many years. She enjoyed tending to her large garden, loved her animals, and was a wonderful cook who loved making large meals for her family. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were the light of her life! Elaine was a Henry County Farm Bureau member and a life-long member of First United Methodist Church, in Geneseo.

Survivors include her sons, Bill (Lisa) Hogue, of Geneseo; and James (Peggy) Hogue, of Geneseo. Her grandchildren are: Paula, Jodi Hogue and Andre Loggins; Alicia and Jamie Williamson; Nathan Hogue and Tia Horton; Christopher and Morgan; Michelle; and Jamie and Ben Temperly. Her nine great-grandchildren are Ryland, Emmery and Paisley Williamson; Hudson and Isabella Hogue; and Ethan, Sieanna, Rose, Ella Grace, and Leonana Faith Temperly. She was preceded in death by her parents, Donald and Carrie; her husband, Dwain Hogue; her son, Michael Hogue; and two sisters.