Elaine Sadie Bock was born June 7, 1919 in Sanborn County to Thures and Mary (Patterson) Selland. On November 21, 1936 she married George Bock. Elaine was employed as the Clerk of Courts for Davison County for many years. She was a member of the First Lutheran Church, Business and Professional Woman’s Club, YWCA, UCT Auxiliary and the Mitchell Area Fine Arts Council.
She is survived by one sister, Carol Mulder, Armour, SD, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George and her two daughters: Sharon Lust and Linda Boone.