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Tribute: Elsie Ruth Jasman


August 23, 2018

Elsie Ruth Jasman, loving sister, sister-in-law and aunt, passed away on August 15, 2018. Elsie was born on November 8, 1927 in Marlin to Julius and Emma Jasman. She graduated from Marlin High School in 1945. Elsie then went on to Kinman Business School in Spokane. Her business career spanned 55 years spent in Spokane, Seattle, Hollywood, Calif., and Ephrata.

In Ephrata she became an employee for the Federal Government in the Bureau of Reclamation. When that Bureau moved to Sacramento, Elsie followed and relocated in Citrus Heights, Calif.. She was a resident of Imperial Manor mobile home park where she was well known and liked.

In 1982 Elsie retired from the Bureau of Reclamation and began traveling extensively. As a member of the travel group, Sports Leisure, Elsie visited all 50 states, took several cruises, toured many European countries, visited both the men's and women's Baseball Halls of Fame and visited many major league baseball parks. Elsie loved baseball! She was an avid fan and knowledgeable about the teams, players and stats. Her other interests were roller skating, ice skating, bowling, and spending time with family.

Elsie loved all her many nieces and nephews. She loved coming home for Christmas and family reunions. Elsie was self-reliant and a strong, independent woman, ahead of her times. She lived her last two years at Quail Court in Odessa, and Aegis Memory Care in Kent. Her family appreciates the staff of both living facilities, for their loving and dedicated care.

Elsie leaves behind three brothers, Harvey, Edwin and Ken Jasman. She is preceded in death by her parents Julius and Emma, sister Esther Ramm, brother David Jasman; niece Jan Jasman; and nephew Jason Jasman.

A memorial service for Elsie will be held on August 29, at 11 a.m. in the chapel at the Odessa Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in memory of Elsie made to: "Cure Alzheimer's" at or by writing to Cure Alzheimer's Fund, 34 Washington St., Suite 200, Wellesley Hills, MA 02481.


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