Well, it took me a long time to get back to writing about it, but the day after I posted on the stove, Mary went to Grand Forks for school shopping. She picked up an oven element at Bud and Ralph's Appliance Service for $44. Plug it in, screw in the mounts. Put on the oven door. And everything works all OK Fine.
So, there are still some things one can do for one's self and save money over hiring the service. Just getting someone out to our remote area to evaluate the stove would have been over $80.