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Elaine H. Klock
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“Elaine welcomed me with open arms into her National Parliamentarians chapter she graciously hosted in her home. Her passion and knowledge of...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Karen Baumgartner Lucas - CA

“Dear Aunt Elaine, you were such a beautiful person. I enjoyed our times at your house and the beach. Rest in Peace, and we will see you on the other...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Robin Klock - Tempe, AZ - family

“Elaine inspired me to be active in the 2010 Redistricting Campaign as a volunteer where over 600 signatures were collected and turned over to her for...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: RW Thee - Arcadia, CA - Friend

“A wonderful Woman of depth and perception. May she rest in peace and perpetual light shine upon her. My sincere condolences to her family and...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Tom Joyce - Altadena, CA - Friend

“I will always remember Elaine for her quick wit, enduring smile and thoughtful, intelligent leadership.She will endure as a model citizen both within...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Claire Plotner - Valley Center, CA

“Elaine will remain always as a women of keen intelligence, sound reasoning, and kindness... with a beautiful smile. ”
6 of 17 | Posted by: Diane McGlinchey - CA - Friend

“Elaine was inspiring in her dedication to her politics and so friendly to my mom Marge. We were neighbors and Elaine always answered our calls on...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Karen Klages - Altadena, CA

“Elaine was a respected friend and mentor. She lovingly gave of herself to all of her endeavors. Her guidance and expertise, always given with good...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Wendy Brubaker - Cincinnati, OH

“Elaine, I remember you as being forever calm, friendly, always helpful and knowledgeable and unquestionably forthright, every one of these an...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Nam-Yong Horn - Menifee, CA

“Dear Becky and family My sister and I send Our condolences to You and Your Loved Ones I truly thought a lot of your Mom good Bless Deborah Hoyt...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Deborah Gibson Gibson - Altadena, CA

“Thank you Elaine for your dedication to serving your country and for sharing your knowledge, wisdom and humor with us all. You have earned your rest...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Dottie Linden - Roseville

“I met Elaine many years ago at a orientation class for new Presidents (Republican club ). She held a class on How to conduct meetings and on Roberts...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Stephani Hashimura - Corona, CA

“I am sorry for your loss and pray clouds of comfort and peace for you in this time. Thank you for sharing Elaine with us in Republican Women...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Emily Wheatley - Carlsbad, CA

“I don't feel I have the words to fully say how much I admired Elaine and how much I learned from her. She was always willing to listen and discuss...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Joy Stewart - Bakersfield, CA

“No farewell words were spoken,No time to say good-byeYou were gone before we knew it,And only God knows why.Our hearts still ache in sadness,and...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Martha House - Hacienda Heights, CA

“Elaine was an inspiration for us young Republicans that follow. She was a true inspiration and someone to be admired, her level of work and...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Michelle Martinez - Altadena, CA

“Elaine was a hard, yet quiet, worker. She spent years in the political trenches, yet I never heard her raise her voice, or berate people. She was an...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Gail Adams - Altadena, CA


Elaine H. Klock, 89, born on August 27, 1928, in Pasadena, California, passed away September 21, 2017. She resided in Altadena, California at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Forest Lawn, Glendale, California.

She was predeceased by her loving husband Franklin G. Klock Jr. She is survived by her brother James Havlik (Margaret) and her children, Becky Sales (Thom), Lowell (Andrea), and Loren (Tracy). She was the proud "Nana" of six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She devoted her life to her family, her church, and the Republican Party. Elaine enjoyed a great deal of traveling when Frank was alive, and enjoyed family trips and cruises with the children and grandchildren. She loved to plan parties and events, play bridge, read, and tend her rose garden. Elaine was a well- respected leader, mentor, and friend, a hard worker, a good listener, and a great mom.

Elaine was a force in Republican politics in LA County. She was a longtime leader in the Republican Women Federated and heavily involved with the Pasadena Republican Club. Every election cycle Elaine would run the Pasadena Republican headquarters. She enjoyed working with the volunteers during election season.
The memorial service will be held on Sunday Oct. 8, 2017 at 1:30 pm at the First United Methodist Church, 500 E. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101 in the main sanctuary.