Elaine Margaret Thayer, wife of Dr. Byron J. Thayer, Dentist, succumbed Saturday in a local hospital. She had been a resident of Taft for the past 32 years maker her home at 140 1/2 Center Street. Mrs. Thayer was born in Casper, Wyoming, May 29, 1922. She leaves three sons, Frank, David and Bruce; one daughter, Susan; her mother, Mabel E. Chappell, who resided in Bakersfield; two sisters, Lorane Harnes and Juanita Bright, both of Bakersfield; three brothers, Eldon, Houston, Texas; Roger, Redwood City and Clarence of Fairview, Massachusetts. Services will be conducted in the chapel of the Erickson and Brown Funeral Home Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock with Mr. A. E. Schmitt of the Lutheran Church officiating.