Elinor (Thompson) Kofta
Elinor (Thompson) Kofta, 86, of rural Mindoro died 8/22/2021 after a brief illness. She is survived by children: Carol (Darell) Brehmer, Michael (Ruby) Kofta, Douglas Kofta, sisters Harriet Kofta and Patricia Thompson, 8 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Isabelle and Oscar Thompson, brother James Thompson, brother in law Joseph Kofta, daughter Anita Kofta and an infant grandson. Elinor was a born and lifelong teacher, teaching elementary school, librarian/IMC Director as well as elementary ESL teacher. Elinor shared her love of nature by taking a 6th grade class on a “leaving grade school” campout, as well as having a special “entry to teenage-hood” project for the farm with each of her Wisconsin grandsons Kevin, Taylor, Kendall and Ryan. Honoring Elinor’s wishes, there will be no funeral or services. The family would like to thank the Farmington Emergency Medical Team, Tri-state Ambulance and Gundersen Air, the 7th floor medical staff of Mayo Hospital, Ds. Krein and Salloway, St. Croix Hospice (especially Micki and Grace) for their excellent compassionate care.