BISBEE — Elsie was born on June 8, 1940 in Omaha Nebraska. She was born into a military family, her father was an Army officer. In 1960, he was stationed at Fort Huachuca as the Chief of Staff.

Elsie met the love of her life, Paul, in a math class at the University of Arizona, They were married on September 2, 1961. The family grew with three sons; Gary (now deceased), David, and Curtis. Then came grandchildren, extended family and more down line.

Elsie and Paul have called their “ranch” in the Mule Mountains outside Bisbee home for more than 20 years.

Elsie passed quietly on Christmas Eve. She was loved by many and will be greatly missed.