ELAINE BRYNSAAS, 77, of Decorah, died Monday, March 25, 2013, at the Aase Haugen Nursing Home in Decorah. Mass of Christian Burial is at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, March 28, at St. Benedict Catholic Church, 307 West Main Street, Decorah, with Rev. Phil Gibbs presiding. Burial is in the Phelps Cemetery, Decorah. Friends may call from 3-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, and also from 9-10 a.m. Thursday morning at the Schluter - Balik Funeral Home in Decorah. Elaine is survived by her two children, Randy (Kristi) Brynsaas, Decorah; and Patty (Jim) Tollefson, Decorah; four grandchildren: Bonnie (Dennis, "Junior") Boyer, Melisa (Erick) Cox, Nick (Sarah) Brynsaas and Ryan (Becca) Brynsaas; nine great-grandchildren: Briana and Britlyn Boyer, Sophia and Gabby Cox, Grace, Olivia and Nora Brynsaas and Annika and Henry Brynsaas; six siblings: Floyd Baumler, Rochester, Minn.; Larry Baumler, Burr Oak; Donna Koperski, Rochester, Minn.; Art (Karen) Baumler, Zumbro Falls, Minn.; Diane (Paul) Schmelzer, Ridgeway; and Sharon (Ron) Wiltgen, Gaylord, Minn. Elaine was preceded in death by her parents, Martin and Esther (Schott) Baumler; her husband, Arlin Brynsaas, in 1998; one sister, LaVonne (Florian) Gehling; one brother, Virgil Baumler; one sister-in-law, Joyce Baumler.