Elaine K. Stukel, 64, of Riverside and formerly of Brookfield, died on July 8, 2018 at her home. 

Born on Aug. 5, 1953 in Chicago, she worked in the customer service department at a department store. 

Ms. Stukel was the fourth child of the late Virgil and Virginia (nee Lange) Stukel; companion of her great love, the late Jerry Giovanoni; the mother of Michael (Patricia) and Mark Turkowski; the sister of Thomas, Nancy, Raymond, Anne, Joseph and the late Jerry; and an aunt, cousin and friend to many. 

Visitation is on Monday, July 23 from 3 to 9 p.m. with a chapel service on Tuesday, July 24 at 10:30 a.m. at Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, 2447 Desplaines Ave. in North Riverside, followed by interment at Chapel Hill Gardens West Cemetery.