Elda F. Palombini Guitz, 85, passed away Thursday, October 28, 2021. She was born December 9, 1935 to Pindero and Melania (Del Valli) Palombini in Rome, Italy.
Elda was very talented at sewing, gardening, porcelain doll making, embroidering, and crocheting. She worked as a hair stylist after her career as a ballerina and dance teacher. Elda married Amiel Joseph Guitz in 1957 and immigrated to America. She spoke multiple languages and learned English by watching American soap operas. She was very self sufficient and talented despite her 3rd grade education.
She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Rita Rossi, Marisa Palombini, Agnese Palombini, and Baldo Miestri.
Elda is survived by her daughters, Lana Denise Alexander and Patrizia Swearingen and husband, Lance; step-daughter, Debra Guitz; grandchildren, Amber Kauffman, Aaron Alexander, Gerret Swearingen, and Landen Swearingen; and siblings, Alba Miestri, Amelia Palombini, and Rinaldo Palombini.
Visitation: Tuesday, November 2, 2021, from 5 to 8 pm. Funeral: 1 pm, Wednesday, November 3, 2021, both at Reflection Pointe Funeral & Cremation Services, 3201 S. Webb Rd., Wichita, KS 67210. Entombment to follow at Resurrection Mausoleum.