- Born: 2 May 1895, Marine, Washington Co., Minnesota
- Christened: 7 Jun 1895, Marine, Washington Co., Minnesota
- Marriage: Wilmett Esther Feske on 7 Jul 1919 in St. Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota
- Died: 9 Dec 1986, St. Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota at age 91
Elmer retired from dairy farming in 1944, and moved to St. Paul, MN. He worked as a barber there for many years. One of his clients was Charles Schulz, of Peanuts fame.
Elmer married Wilmett Esther Feske, daughter of Fredrich Samuel Feske and Anna Louise Rosenow, on 7 Jul 1919 in St. Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota. (Wilmett Esther Feske was born on 19 Nov 1897 in East Farmington, Polk Co., Wisconsin, christened about Dec 1897 in Farmington, Polk Co., Wisconsin, died on 6 Mar 1991 in Centralia, Marion Co., Illinois and was buried in 1991 in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota.)