Elsie (Price) Wilson, 93

Published 9:21 am Saturday, March 10, 2018

Elsie (Price) Wilson, 93, of Lakeville, Minnesota, passed away on Feb. 28, 2018, surrounded by family.

Elsie Wilson

Elsie was born on Feb. 11, 1925, in Lakota, Iowa, where she was raised. Elsie married Glenn Wilson on Aug. 7, 1944, and they settled in Lyle, Minnesota, where they raised their family. Later in life, Elsie settled and lived in Hayfield, Minnesota.  Elsie was valedictorian of her high school class and was one of the first women to chair a school board in the State of Minnesota.

She was preceded in death by husband, Glenn; parents, Richard and Tena; son, Paul; brothers, Louis (Edna), Donald, and Richard; sister, Ila; and an infant great-granddaughter.  She is survived by her children, Pam (Arlen) Unger, Jo Kelley, Debra Drews, Jim (Liz) Wilson; daughter-in-law, Deb Wilson; sister-in-law, Elene; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; as well as nieces and nephews.

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A celebration of life gathering is planned for 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, at the American Legion in Hayfield.