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Gai Ann Elfeldt

Gail Ann Elfeldt

Gail Ann Elfeldt, a longtime resident of Strawberry, died Dec. 24, 2009.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Dr. and Mrs. C. M. Parker; and by her son, Jamie.
Her husband, Dr. William Elfeldt; her children, Jacque Salas and Jeff Elfeldt; and her three grandchildren, Emma, Christopher and William survive her.
Born in 1938, Mrs. Elfeldt received a Bachelor of Arts degree in education from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln in 1960. She taught middle school for several years.
Gail Parker and Bill Elfeldt were married in 1960 in Hebron, Neb.
She was an avid birdwatcher and nature lover. Nature photography was one of her passions. Mrs. Elfeldt also loved building dollhouses and painting. One of her favorite activities was going up on the Mogollon Rim for a picnic with her husband and friends.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 30 at Mountain View Memorial Gardens, 7900 E. Apache Trail, Mesa.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Humane Society of Central Arizona, 812 S. McLane Road, Payson, AZ 85541.