lsie A. Goranson died May 14 at the Extended Care Center in Steamboat Springs. She was 81.
Elsie was born June 13, 1918, in Detroit to John and Elizabeth (Wager) Barach. She married Donald Goranson on Oct. 31, 1945, in Detroit.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church, Fond du Lac, Wis. She enjoyed music, playing the piano and volunteering.
Elsie is survived by a daughter, Jill Goranson of St. Augustine, Fla.; a son, Jon Goranson, and his wife, Lindsay Yates, of Steamboat Springs; and a grandson, Drew Goranson.
Elsie was preceded in death by her husband.
She was cremated. Memorials in Elsie's name may be sent to the Extended Care Center Building Fund, 1024 Central Park Drive, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487.
Peterson Funeral Home handled the arrangements.