A Memorial Visitation for Elaine M. Konko (nee Makuh) 81, of Hawthorn Woods, will be held Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the family remembrances, 4:00 p.m. at the Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home, 415 S. Buesching Road, Lake Zurich. A private Inurnment will be held at Benld Cemetery in Benld, Illinois.

Beloved wife of 54 years to Jack Konko; loving mother of Daniel Konko and Elisa Zagorski; treasured daughter of the late John and Ludovica Makuh (nee DiPaolo).

Elaine Konko passed away peacefully on March 8, 2019 at home, surrounded by family. She was born October 6, 1937 in Litchfield, Illinois.

In lieu of flowers, memorials will be appreciated to Ela Area Public Library District, 275 Mohawk Trail, Lake Zurich, IL 60047.

Professionally, Elaine spent her career in education and counseling. Upon retirement, she was an avid traveler with Jack and her children, talented gardener within the Garden Club of Lake Zurich, and incredible cook, keeping everyone’s bellies full.