Territorial Women's Memorial Rose Garden
Elsie was born in Prescott on May 5, 1904. She became a nurse. Later, she married Elmer Lee on June 10, 1922, in Oakland, California. They had two children: Albert and Dorothy Bernice (Mrs. Don Shill).

Later, Elsie married Patrick P. Patton. It was said of Elsie that she was a very happy tomboy girl who loved animals of all kinds. She had cats, dogs, burros and a horse.

Elsie was a kind, good person who was happiest when helping someone and was adored by her children and grandchildren.

Elsie died on January 31, 1968, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery.

Donor: Mr. and Mrs. O. Bozarth

Additional documentation and photographs may be available in the Sharlot Hall Museum Archives and Library.