Not much left in Elmdale, Kansas.
Almost a ghost town now, Bummies grocery is the only business still open. Maria Bumgartner is 95 years old and still runs the store. She and her husband opened the store in 1947. Her husband Glen, who everyone called Bummie, has been gone about 15 years now,.
Maria is originally from the nearby town of Clements. In 1938, she married Glenn Baumgardner who from an early age was nicknamed Bummie. Maria came to be known as Ms. Bummie.
Maria was profiled by Larry Hatteberg at the attached link.