Elaine M. (Buesgens) Hennen, 90, of Jordan was called by her Heavenly Father on March 15, 2019, from her residence at Oak Terrace Assisted Living of Jordan.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on April 17 at 11 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Jordan with a visitation 2 ½ hours prior to the Mass with Father Neil Bakker presiding. A luncheon will immediately follow in the church basement. A private family burial will follow immediately after the Mass at Calvary Cemetery in Jordan. Arrangements are with the Wagner Funeral Home of Jordan.
Elaine was born on April 19, 1928, the fifth child of William and Crescence (Schug) Buesgens on a farm in Carver County. She attended parochial school and high school in Belle Plaine and graduated in 1946.  
She married Eldred Hennen on June 18, 1947, and together they were parents of four sons and two daughters. They farmed in the Chaska and St. Joe/Jordan area until 1965 when they started their own business of Hennen Electric in Jordan. Elaine did the bookkeeping and managed the home office until 1984 when they sold the business to their two sons. She then worked in the Title Program at Jordan Elementary School until 1989 when she retired.
Elaine was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and the JCCW. She loved to sing and was a member of the church choir in Belle Plaine, Chaska and St. Joe.
She is survived by her sons, Michael (Gloria) of Grove City, Stephen (Joyce) of Jordan, Daniel (Connie) of Jordan, and Patrick and fiancé Toni of Hinckley; daughters, Barbara (Ron) Lehnen of Jordan and Ann Shelton of Shakopee; 25 grandchildren; 42 great grandchildren; brother, Merlyn of New Prague; sisters-in-law, Myrtle Buesgens from Norwood and Sandy Buesgens of Shakopee; brother-in-law, Clete Von Bank of Marshall.
Elaine is preceded in death by her husband, Eldred; parents, William and Crescence Buesgens; daughter-in-law, Barbara Hennen; son-in-law, Thomas Shelton; sisters, Gladys O’Day, Harriet Schmidt, Shirley VonBank, and Jeanette Hagemeyer; brothers, Elroy, Gerald, James, and William “Bill” Buesgens; brothers-in-law, Ed O’Day, Otto B. Schmidt, and Virgil Hagemeyer; sisters-in-law, Helen and Carol Buesgens.

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