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Elva MaryAnn (Frahm) Gebers

September 1, 1931 ~ November 27, 2017 (age 86)

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Elva M. Gebers, age 86, of Holstein, passed away on Monday, November 27, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Society of Holstein.  A funeral service will be held on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 10:30 AM at the St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church of Holstein with the Rev. Melba E. Smith officiating.  Burial will be at the Holstein Cemetery of Holstein.  A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service starting at 9:30 AM at the church. 

Elva M. Gebers, age 86, of Holstein, passed away on Monday, November 27, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Society of Holstein.  A funeral service will be held on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 10:30 AM at the St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church of Holstein with the Rev. Melba E. Smith officiating.  Burial will be at the Holstein Cemetery of Holstein.  A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service starting at 9:30 AM at the church.  The Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Holstein is in charge of the arrangements.

    Elva MaryAnn Gebers was the daughter of Detlef and Margaret (Clausen) Frahm.  She was born September 1, 1931 on a farm near Pierson, IA.  The family moved to the Galva and Holstein area where she graduated from Holstein High School.  After graduation Elva worked for a lawyer in Holstein and then the Holstein State Bank until marrying Merlin Gebers on December 29, 1952.  

Elva was a homemaker, helped on the family farm and raised their daughter, Karen.  Elva enjoyed playing cards in several card clubs and looked forward to family get-togethers.

Elva made her home at the Good Samaritan Society in May of 2017.  Daily visits from her family brightened her days.

Elva is survived by her husband Merlin; daughter, Karen and her husband, Dean Werner; grandson, Matthew Werner and his wife Molly and their children McKenzie and Jeannie.  She also leaves behind a sister-in-law, Mary Darrell) Gebers.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister and her husband, Anne and Willard Lohff; brothers-in-law, Don (Della) Gebers, Willard (Ethel) Gebers, Wayne Gebers and Darrell Gebers.

    


 Service Information

Visitation
Thursday
November 30, 2017

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church
304 E. 2nd St.
Holstein, Iowa

Funeral Service
Thursday
November 30, 2017

10:30 AM
St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church
304 E. 2nd St.
Holstein, Iowa

Burial
Thursday
November 30, 2017

Holstein Cemetery

Holstein, Iowa 51025


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