Elmer passed away Jan 12, 2022 with his wife of 65 years, Alma at his side in Minnetonka, Minn.  

Preceded in death by Father Arnold, Mother Mary (Frost), brothers Ernst, Leonard, Donald and sister Luella.  Survived by wife Alma, Children Karen (Marvin) Ward, Jeanette, Wayne and Brian (Nancy); as well as grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Service to be held in late Spring 2022 in Hopkins, Minn. at washburn-mcreavy.com