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Service: First English Lutheran Church, Faribault
  Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 1:30 p.m.
Visitation: The Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault
  Wednesday, May 1, 2013 from 5 to 7 p.m.


Ann C. Elgin, age 97, of Faribault, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 29, 2013.

Funeral services will be at First English Lutheran Church, Faribault, on Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 1:30 p.m.  Interment will be at Meadow Ridge Memorial Park, Faribault.

Visitation will be at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault, on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 from 5 to 7 p.m. and also at the church for one hour prior to the service on Thursday.

Ann C., the daughter of Timon H. and Christine J. (Dolbotten) Braaten, was born on December 9, 1915 in Holden Township, Goodhue County.  She married Matthew J. Elgin on December 4, 1950 in Mason City, IA and he preceded her in death on September 5, 2003.  She was formerly employed by Dusek's Bakery for 10 years, Faribault Bakery Shop for 5 years and Galaxie Motor Lodge for 37 years.

Ann is survived by one daughter, Rita Carpenter; one grandson, Brian (and Heidi Van Heel) Carpenter; one special sister in law, Marcia Braaten of Dennison; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Matt; six siblings, Marie Braaten, Amanda Sahl, Arthur Braaten, Thelma Chapman, Herman Braaten and Joseph Braaten.

Ann and her family wish to thank the staff of Clare Bridge Eden Prairie and Fairview Hospice for all their love, help and unending support.


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Guest Book Memories Will Be Recorded Below

Name: Stephen and Donna Berge & family
Date: Thursday May 02, 2013


What a lovely lady Ann was! We enjoyed our visits with her at the Elks. She would go on and on and Matt would just shake his head. They were such a nice couple. I know that she has been missing him so much. God Blessing to her and to you.2010bf

Name: Bobbi Moschkau
Date: Wednesday May 01, 2013


Rita - I'm so sorry for the loss of your mother. I'm thinking of you at this difficult time. Take care. Bobbi

Name: Gordon Goertz
Email: goertzsr@yahoo.com
Date: Wednesday May 01, 2013


We will both be thinking and praying for Ann and you Rita . We will miss her very much. All of our love is with you and her family at this sorrowful time. Gordon and Jane.