RENO, NV - Elaine Eustance Gatterman, 75, passed away in Reno, NV on June 7, 2021. She was born in Great Falls, MT on April 20, 1946 and attended local schools; graduating from Great Falls High School in 1964 and from the College of Great Falls (now the University of Providence) in 1968. She then moved to California to begin a teaching position in Chowchilla, later moving to San Jose, CA and worked in accounting and the insurance industry.
She met her future husband, David Gatterman, while she was working in Sunnyvale, CA; The couple were married in 1977. They lived in several cities before retiring to Reno, NV in 2004.
Elaine enjoyed playing bridge with the Senior Center group in Reno and participating in Spanish language groups. She also volunteered many hours with a Reno animal shelter.
Elaine is survived by her husband David Gatterman of Reno; brothers Ronald Eustance (Marilynn) and Russ Eustance both of Great Falls, MT; sisters Lorraine Glick (William) of San Jose, CA and Lori Aklestad of Great Falls, MT, as well as many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents William and Liliayn Eustance and sisters Ellen Cohen and Eileen Wiseman.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 11:00 AM in the Rose Room Chapel at Croxford Funeral Home. Interment will be held at Highland Cemetery.
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