Forestville, MD. - Elnora H. Teets, age 75, of Forestville, MD, passed away August 31, 2013. Born February 15, 1938 in Munising, MI, she was the daughter of the late Donald Tuimala and the late Helen Maki Tuimala. Elnora retired from the United States House of Representatives after 35 years of service. She then spent seven years volunteering for the Clinton Administration. She also served as the president of the Ladies Auxiliary Unit # 248 for many years.
Elnora is survived by her loving husband for 51 years James "Slick" Teets; devoted son Timothy A. Teets; sisters Elaine (the late Jim) Marshall, Evie (Earl) Rogers and brother Kurt Tuimala. Elnora was also survived by many cousins, nephews and nieces.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 5 at 11:30 a.m. at Sion Lutheran Church in Chatham, MI. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lombardi Cancer Center Research Building 3970 Reservoir Rd. NW E. 501 Washington, DC 20007.