Annelise K. Painter, 69, of Ellicottville, N.Y., passed away Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at her home.

She was born Dec. 9, 1944, in the Bronx, N.Y., the daughter of the late Walter and Elsa (Gilbert) Kroepke Sr.

Mrs. Painter was married to Michael Painter who survives.

Mrs. Painter was a member of the United Church of Ellicottville and was a devoted mother, grandmother and community member. She was employed at the Seneca Allegany Casino.

Besides her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Kim (Christopher) Woodarek of Ellicottville, N.Y., and Jill Painter of High Point, N.C.; and two grandchildren, Walter Michael and Elsa Christine Woodarek. Also surviving is a sister-in-law Maureen Painter of Ellicottville, N.Y. She was predeceased by a brother, Walter G. Kroepke Jr.

Funeral services were held Aug. 19 at the United Church of Ellicottville.  Memorials may be made to the Ellicottville–Great Valley Ambulance Service or the United Church of Ellicottville.