|Birth: ||Feb. 23, 1886|
|Death: ||Mar. 24, 1986|
Clara Martha Elsner, 100 of Colorado Springs died Monday in a nursing home.
Services will be at 1 pm Thursday in Evergreen Funeral Home. Burial will be in Elbert Cemetery.
Mrs. Elsner was Born Feb. 23, 1886, to Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Brazelton, pioneer residents of Colorado and had lived in Colorado Springs since 1936. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church.
She was married June 20, 1906, to Alex Elsner who died in 1966.
Mrs. Elsner is survived by two daughters Lilian Phillips of Colorado Springs and Vida Culvern of Tulsa, OK and a brother, Ralph Brazelton of Woodland, CA
Memorial contributions can be made to First Presbyterian Church, 219 E. Bijou St. Colorado Springs 80903.
Clara was born on the Alex Brazelton Ranch south of Elbert.
Alex J. Elsner was her husband. They had three girls. The first died and is buried in Elbert Cemetery.
when Clara was about 8 years old she fell ill. The ranch hands on the Brazelton ranch were worried about her and wanted to make sure she would take the medicine she needed. The gave her money every time she took the medicine and at the end of it when she was well the took the money and went to Denver to buy her a beautiful doll.
That doll is in my posession now and I treasure it very much.
Clara was a small woman about 5' 1" with brown hair. She was the Darling of the family, everyone loved her very much!
Thelma remembers her as very kind and thoughtful to all the family. Clara never had a bad word to say about anyone and she had the most pleasant and positive attitude all through her life.
Clara lived to be 100 years, 1 MO. 1 day.
Alexander Brazelton (1843 - 1938)
Emma Louise Charman Brazelton (1854 - 1932)
Alexander Joseph Elsner (1882 - 1966)
Harriette Elsner (1911 - 1911)*
Anna Laura Brazelton Watts (1875 - 1939)*
Clarence Brazelton (1877 - 1885)*
Joseph C Brazelton (1879 - 1949)*
Ida May Brazelton Epler (1882 - 1976)*
Clara Brazelton Elsner (1886 - 1986)
Ralph Brazelton (1894 - 1986)*
Alex and Clara Elsner
Note: daughter of Alex and Emma Brazelton
Created by: Laurel Shimpfky Marcucci
Record added: Oct 26, 2003
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