Roy Elmer


Roy Elmer, 97, died at his Battle Ground, Wash., home on May 25, 2021. He was born at Red Cross Outpost, Bengough, Saskatchewan. His family had a farm near the Village of Viceroy.
The family moved to Grandview, Wash., where Roy graduated from high school in 1942. After graduation, he moved to Battle Ground and lived in Clark County for the remainder of his life.
Roy was preceded in death by parents, William T. and Irma Lyvere Elmer; brother, Erwin Elmer; and sisters, Esther Ham and Laura Root.
He did many things in his long and busy life, such as farming, logging, running a sawmill, an x-ray technician at the Clark County Hospital, and developing rural home sites. Roy retired in 2000, but kept busy landscaping his gardens and enjoying time with his grandchildren.
Roy married Kathleen L. Sederburg, June 12, 1954. They celebrated nearly 67 years together. He is survived by his wife; and daughters, Bonnie York (Robert) and Jerilyn Braskett; sons, Daniel and Michael Elmer (Debra Strom); eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter, Mabel Eileen Bosch.
A family graveside services was held at 11 a.m., June 1, 2021, at Lewisville Cemetery.