Goshen News, Goshen, IN

May 9, 2014

Elva B. Wysong

Feb. 3, 1925-May 9, 2014


Goshen News

---- — GOSHEN — Elva B. Wysong, 89, died at 8:30 am, Friday at Waterford Crossing Apartments, Goshen. She had been in declining health for a couple of years.

She was born Feb. 3, 1925 in Goshen, to Daniel R. and Ida R. (Schrock) Miller.

On Sept. 2, 1944 in Goshen, she married Burdette “Ike” Wysong, he died April 12, 2008.

Surviving are two daughters, Diane (Steve) Fisher of Goshen, and Jolene (Willie) Coates of South Bend; five grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; one great-great grandson; a sister, Virginia (Ernie) Miller of Sarasota, Fla.; and her dear caregiver, Lois Galvan.

She was preceded in death by her husband and parents.

She was a lifelong member of Clinton Frame Mennonite Church where she was active in the Women’s Sewing Circle and a longtime member of the Clinton Classics Extension Homemakers Club.

She was a homemaker and in her early adult years she worked as a cook at the Goshen Sale Barn. She later went to work at Vickie Jeans in Goshen and then worked many years for Starcraft in Emma.

After moving to the Waterford Complex, Elva was grateful for the many new friendships and the staff often commented to the family what a loving and joyful person she was.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 South Main St., Middlebury.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Clinton Frame Mennonite Church, Goshen. Services will be conducted by the Revs. Terry Diener and Matt Yoder.

Burial will be in Clinton Union Cemetery, Goshen.

Memorials may be given for sewing activities of the Clinton Frame Mennonite Women. Online condolences may be sent at millerstewartfuneralhome.com.