Elaine Augustine

Elaine Augustine, 90, of Bellevue, Michigan, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2024, at Thornapple Manor in Hastings, Michigan.
She was born on January 10, 1934, to Glenn and Lillian (Himebaugh) Brown in Bellevue, Michigan.

On October 10, 1954, Elaine married James Augustine in Bellevue, Michigan, sadly he passed away on March 13, 2018. For 21 years she worked for Bellevue Public Schools in the food service department, retiring in 1999. Elaine was a member of Heritage Hills Bible Church in Bellevue, Michigan. The neighborhood could always count on Elaine for having fresh baked cookies out on her back porch for you to help yourself to. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed helping with luncheons at Heritage Hills Bible Church. Elaine enjoyed tending to their garden and then canning the bountiful harvest. She didn’t know a stranger and always made you feel welcomed and loved. Elaine’s greatest joy was her family, especially her grandchildren.

Elaine is survived by her loving children; Glenn Augustine of Battle Creek, Michigan, Harry (Louise) Augustine of Bellevue, Michigan, Dale Augustine of Bellevue, Michigan and Robyn (Bill) Courtney of Bellevue, Michigan; her 9 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James H. Augustine, her parents, her sister and brother-in-law Vera (Fred) Finney, her father and mother-in-law Harry (Margaret) Augustine, her brother-in-law, Jerry Augustine and her sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Marilyn (Jack) Thornton.

Visitation for Elaine took place on Wednesday, May 15, 2024, at Heritage Hills Bible Church (13015 S M-66 Hwy, Bellevue, MI 49021).
The funeral service was held on Thursday, May 16, 2024, 11:00 a.m. at Heritage Hills Bible Church with visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m. Pastor Aaron Sommers officiating.

Burial followed at Ellis Cemetery in Assyria Township, Michigan.

Memorials may be directed to the Bellevue Scholarship Fund or Heritage Hills Bible Church.

Arrangements were entrusted to Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services. Please visit www.kempffuneralhome.com to view the online obituary, to sign the online guest book or to leave the family condolences.