Afton, Elaine Debus passed away June 18, 2009 at the age of 100. Beloved wife of the late Frank G. Afton; dear aunt to Edward Debus (Cynthia) and Judith Debus Jacobsmeyer (David); dear stepmother to John Afton Esq. (New York), Diane Aeschliman (Tony) and Wendy Rieder of Connecticut; dear step-grandmother and step-great-grandmother; dear aunt, great and great-great-aunt, cousin and friend. Elaine was born on November 30, 1908 in St. Louis. She was educated in St. Louis schools and was a life-long educator, making remarkable contributions to education in St. Louis. Services: Private interment. The family wishes to thank the Peace Haven Association for their dedicated, loving care. Gifts in her memory may be made to the Peace Haven Association, 12630 Rott Road, St. Louis, Missouri 63127. A service of HOFFMEISTER COLONIAL MORTUARY.