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Elaine Stiles Tjersland

July 26, 1962 - June 17, 2015

Elaine Stiles Tjersland, age 52, of Newark, DE, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, June 17, 2015.

Born in Penns Grove, NJ, Elaine was the daughter of Lewis Stiles and the late Evelyn (Sparks) Stiles.
She enjoyed spending time with her family, gardening and was a huge fan of the Grateful Dead.

Elaine will be dearly missed by her husband, Yngvar Buddy Tjersland, her daughter, Amanda and her son, Eric.

Funeral services will be held privately.

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  • I am going to miss you. You are one of the strongest and bravest I have ever met.
    You loved life and your family. You were my college roommate and Gamma sister. You made life so fun. So, many great memories. Everyone should be lucky enough to have had you in thier life. The few times we got together your eyes would sparkle when you talked about Buddy and your kids. That was great to see. I love you, god bless you and your family. Gamma Girls forever. You’ve gotta friend.

  • You will be missed Elaine. It was always obvious your family was your priority. Despite all you were going through, you found the strength to do what needed to be done with grace and a smile. I love you.