Elaine R. Metzke, age 92, of Dwight, Illinois passed away peacefully at 1:45 a.m., Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at Heritage Health in Dwight. Her funeral was held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 15, 2022 at Hager Memorial Home in Dwight with Pastor Grant Speece officiating. Burial followed in Oak-lawn Cemetery, Dwight. Visitation was from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., prior to the funeral. Memorials in her name may be left to the First Congregational Church of Dwight or a charity of the donor’s choice. Elaine was born July 19, 1930 in Peoria, Illinois, the daughter of Albert and Ruth (Kelch) Haeffele. She married John B. Metzke on May 28, 1949, a marriage that lasted 67 wonderful years. Surviving are a son, Michael Metzke of Dwight; a daughter, Jo (David) Larimer of Peoria; three grandchildren, Amy Larimer (Drew Krafcik) Standford, California; Sarah (Fred) Davis of Washburn, Illinois; and James Metzke of Asheville, North Carolina; two great-grandchildren, Franny Krafcik of California and Hayden Davis of Washburn, Illinois; and four nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Metzke; a daughter-in-law, Vicki Metzke; and two brothers, Albert Haeffele and James Haeffele. Elaine wore many hats. She was a girl scout leader, librarian, worked in a doctor’s office, and at a bank, as well as numerous volunteer roles. Elaine enjoyed her time with family and friends. Summer trips to Wisconsin and Minnesota and winters in Florida, and those famous card games with the girls. The family would sincerely like to thank the wonderful staff at Heritage Health and Rehab, Dr. Shah and his staff, OSF St. James Hospital, and all of Elaine’s dear friends and family for all the cards, calls, visits and well wishes. Condolences may be left at www.calvertmemorial.com