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Beatrice Marie  Elm
January 24, 1917
Lewiston, Idaho
December 8, 2017
Edmonds, Washington
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Beatrice Marie Elm, was born in Lewiston, ID on 24 Jan. 1917 to Charles and Anastasia (Daisy) White. In 1924 the Whites moved to Port Angeles and purchased the Olympic Laundry and Cleaners. Bea attended Queen of Angels School and graduated in 1936 from Roosevelt High School. Later that year she married Delmar Baum of Port Angeles. Two children were born of that marriage. Delmar died in 1943 while the family was living in Everett. Bea returned to Port Angeles and worked in the family business until 1957. She then moved to Seattle where she worked at several medical billing businesses. While in Seattle she met Homer Elm a rancher from Hardisty, Alberta, Canada. They were married in 1971 and lived on the farm until their retirement to Duncan, BC. Canada. Upon Homer’s death in 1995 Bea moved to Edmonds, where she lived until her death on 8 Dec. 2017.

Bea was an accomplished pianist and played with high school groups, senior choir groups and at the assisted living facilities where she lived in her later adult life. Remarkably, she continued to play up through her 100th year. During WWll she...

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