Elsie H. Gann

Elsie H. Gann

LAS VEGAS- Elsie H. Gann, age 92, passed away on Friday, August 24, 2012, in Verona, WI.

She was born on February 1, 1920, the daughter of Ellsworth T. and Mary (Reynolds) Harris, in Joplin, Missouri. In 1939, she married the Rev. W. Lee Gann, in Alexandria, Louisiana. They had one son, Taylor Lee Gann. She spent her life as a minister’s wife while her husband was both pastor and District Superintendent for the Church of Nazarene. She was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Las Vegas, NV. She was a also foster parent and child care provider for many years.

She is survived by two sisters, Irene Buchanan, and Mida Pilcher; three grandsons, Lee, Drew and Ken Gann; many nieces and nephews; and special “grandchildren”, Marley, April, and Eddie. She was preceded in death by her husband BIll; her son Taylor; and her granddaughter, Tammy. Private services were held at First Church of the Nazarene, Las Vegas. The family wishes to extend a special thanks to UW Health Geriatrics, Dr. Tyler Steward, Four Winds Nursing Home, St. Mary’s Adult Day Health Care Center, UW Home Health and UW Rehab.