Elsa Tegner

Service Information

3:00 pm
Saturday, April 13, 2013
St. Peter's Episcopal Church
10 Mill Street
Cazenovia, New York, United States

Obituary of Elsa Tegner

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Elsa Tegner of Cazenovia, passed away Wednesday at Crouse Hospital with family by her side. Born in New York City on October 2, 1933, Elsa attended the Music Art High School and, pursuing a career in art the Parson School of Design. She was a member of the Art Students League and active for many years in the Vasa Order of America, a Swedish Fraternal Organization. When her husband Roy retired from Grumman Aerospace, they moved to Cazenovia from Suffolk County, Long Island. Elsa was a past member of the Cazenovia Garden Club, CazCares, and the Cazenovia Water Color Society. An accomplished artist, she had paintings in several private collections. Favorite pastimes were playing pinochle with family and playing Bridge with the Cazenovia Bridge Group. Elsa was predeceased by her husband of 50 years, Nils "Roy" Tegner. Surviving are her daughters, Lisa (Terry) Cochrane of Cazenovia and Karen (Bob) Berrian of Glenville, NY; her grandchildren, Ryan and Kyle Cochrane and Peter (Christina) and Erik (Lauren) Berrian; her great grandchild, Jack Cochrane and her best friend since childhood, Lore Ehrmann Funeral services will be held at 3PM Saturday at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 10 Mill Street in Cazenovia. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wanderers Rest Humane Association, PO Box 535, Canastota, NY 13032.
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