Elaine Banta, age 93, passed away peacefully at the Bethel Home in Viroqua on April 10, 2020. Elaine was born on August 28, 1926, to Tollack and Ragna (Bergum) Mageland. She married Harry Banta on February 3, 1946. Together they were co-administrators at the County Home in Muscatine, Iowa for 26 years. In 1973, they moved to Waukon, Iowa where they were co-administrators for the Allamakee County Home until their retirement in 1985 and then moved to Viroqua.
A private graveside service will be held for immediate family members. A Celebration of Elaine’s life will be held at a later date.
Elaine’s family would like to thank Janessa and the rest of the staff at Creamery Creek as well as the staff members at the Bethel Home for the care they provided.Vosseteig Funeral Home in Viroqua is serving Elaine’s family.