It is with deep sadness that the family of Elaine Dobberthein, announces the passing of their beloved wife and mother on Sunday September 17th at the Brampton Civic hospital, in her 59th year after a lengthy battle with illness. Elaine will be missed by her husband of over 37 years, Philip Dobberthein and by their children Bradley and Tricia. She was predeceased by her parents Doug and Dorothy Emery. Also grieving their loss is Elaine’s good friends Pam Phillips and Nancy Marchese, as well as her brother Wayne Emery. Visitation for Elaine was held at The Graham Giddy Funeral Home, 280 St. David Street South in Fergus on Sunday September 24th between the hours of 1pm and 4pm. The funeral service was held on Monday September 25th in the funeral home chapel, immediately followed by the burial of her casket at the Elora Municipal Cemetery, reception to follow.