|Birth: ||Sep. 4, 1910|
|Death: ||Jan. 20, 2010|
Daughter of W. & Maude E. (Cunningham) Lawrence.
She attended school at Wheeler County District #13 until the eighth grade and a year at Bartlett High School.
On Aug. 12, 1931, Elva was united in marriage to Darrel Dann Matchett at Bartlett. They lived in the Primrose, Loretto and Albion areas. Elva worked as a housewife and homemaker. She also worked at JCPenney for 25 years and Mode O'Day.
Elva was a member of the Loretto Methodist Church in Loretto, along with the United Methodist Women. She was also a member of the O.A.B. Card Club, a Square Dance Club, and Order of the Eastern Star.
She is survived by her daughter, Darlon Cook of Albion; three grandchildren: Susan Andreasen and husband Wayne, Barbara Oetken and husband Larry, Robert Cook and wife Gayla all of Norfolk; great-grandchildren: Karri (Mike) Wiederin, Michael (Trisha) Andreasen, Jamon (Katie) Andreasen, Bradley (Lacie) Andreasen, Ashley Oetken, Jordan Oetken, Andrew Cook, Caitlyn Cook; great-great-grandchildren: Ayden, Cael, and Mia Wiederin, Raina and Braylon Andreasen, Madeline, Owen, and Della Andreasen; along with many other relatives and friends.
Elva was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son Marwin Matchett, infant son Donavon Darrel Matchett, brother Loris, LaVern, and infant Alvin Lawrence, sister Velna Matchett, infant great-great grandson Cade Wiederin.
Darrel Dan Matchett (1912 - 1983)*
Rose Hill Cemetery
Maintained by: Diana Lynn Honey George
Originally Created by: Don
Record added: Jan 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47041798
Lisa Thies Osborne
Added: Mar. 13, 2013
Remembering Elva today ... what a wonderful friend to our mother, Merna Treptow. For many years they were great pals in church functions, lady's clubs, card games, best of friends and neighbors on the same street in Albion, Nebraska.|
Don & Dee
Added: Sep. 27, 2012