Elaine Nadine Skidmore
Elaine Nadine Skidmore, of Bend, passed away September 6, 2021, at the age of 93. She was born August 8, 1928, to parents Dorr and Georgina Hoffman, in Medford, Oregon. Elaine graduated from Medford High School, then attended Oregon State University where she obtained a BS in Business Administration in 1951.
Elaine married Ellis Dee Skidmore on October 15, 1955, in Corvallis. They lived in Madras from 1962 - 2021, and Elaine moved to Bend in June after Ellis passed away on June 28, 2021.
Elaine was an officer manager/accountant for Mountain View Hospital, retiring in 1984. She was a member of the Juniper Rebekah Lodge, the Madras Community Theater Group, and volunteered at the Madras Food Bank after her retirement.
Elaine is survived by daughters, Ember Skidmore Burg (Daniel) of Santa Rosa, California, Eleta Skidmore (Scott P. Williams) of Bend; son, Eric Dorr Skidmore (Kathy Creedican Skidmore) of Bend; grandsons, Andrew Jeremy Skidmore of Portland, Justin Ellis Skidmore of Bend, David Skidmore Burg and Aaron Skidmore Burg, both from Santa Rosa, California.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Ellis Dee Skidmore; and parents, Dorr and Georgina Hoffman.
A private graveside service was held September 9.