DWIGHT – Elaine Fay Andersen, 83, of Dwight, Illinois passed away December 31, 2021 at Evenglow Lodge in Pontiac, Illinois. A private family service will be held at Hager Memorial Home in Dwight with Father Bill Keebler officiating, with burial in Oaklawn Cemetery, Dwight. Memorials in Elaine’s name may be made to OSF Hospice or Oaklawn Cemetery. Elaine was born January 22, 1938 in Coal City, Illinois, a daughter of Clarence and Ella (Lankers) Red. She married William P. Andersen on January 26, 1958 in Coal City, Illinois. William and Elaine were only separated for a few hours as he passed December 30, 2021. Surviving are her children: Tammy (Scott) Klein of Vincennes, Indiana; Rick (Linda) Andersen of Odell; Debra (Steve) Bennett of Hudson; and Keith Andersen of Bloomington, Minnesota; grandchildren: Melissa Balvich, Katie (Shawn) Kaus, Megan (Brian) Krug, Brian Andersen, Emily Bennett, and Courtney Bennett. Also surviving are great-grandchildren: Allison Balvich, Adelaide Kaus, Jackson Krug, and Charlotte Krug; sister-in-law, Linda Seerup of Mazon; brother-in-law, Joe Theisen of Irrigon, Oregon; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; identical twin sister, Eileen Theisen; and brother-in-law, James Seerup. Elaine was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Dwight. She graduated from Coal City High School in the class of 1957. She was a homemaker, helped William on the family farm, and decorated cakes for Clapp’s Grocery Store in Dwight, Illinois. The family wishes to thank the staff of Evenglow Lodge and OSF Hospice for all of their love and care given to Elaine.