Elsye Webber, 92, passed away Nov. 27, 2019. She was born Elsye May Benson in Weld County, Colorado on May 20, 1927 to Nels and Edla Benson. They were Swedish immigrants and farmers. She married Jack Webber in 1946 in Ault, Colorado and had three children. They moved to Galt in 1952, where they raised cattle and row crops, and then to Acampo where they raised alfalfa and walnuts.
Preceding Elsye in death were her husband Jack Webber, son Michael William and siblings Esther Ledall, Edith Gathman, Helen Fry and Nels Benson.
Surviving her are daughter Jacalyn Webber Souther, son-in-law James Souther, son John Webber, daughter-in-law Barbara Webber; sister Gertrude Wagner; three grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Elsye loved sewing and music, and collecting dolls. She had a lovely soprano voice and sang for many occasions. She belonged to the Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in Galt, singing in the choir.
Her funeral will be held on Friday, Dec. 6 at 10 a.m., at Evergreen Chapel, Cherokee Memorial Park in Lodi. Donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Disease Research, 22512 Gateway Center Drive, P.O. Box 1950, Clarksburg, MD 20871.