Eldora Steffensen was born Dec. 25th, 1926 in Lake Norden South Dakota to Niels and Karen Steffensen. On Christmas Eve 1931 the Steffensen family arrived in Solvang.They spent their first night at Atterdag College, ironically she spent her last day at Atterdag Care Center on Dec. 24th, 2019. She was the 6th eldest of 8 children. Eldora graduated from Santa Ynez High School in 1944. She married Jerry D. Laubly in 1948. Together they operated Jerry's Liquor in Solvang for over 30 years. Jerry passed away in 1971. She is survived by her daughter Patty Petersen (Torben) and family, and son John Laubly (Janet) and family. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. At her request, no funeral services will be held.