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Elva Marie Weitzenkamp Wobken
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Birth: Feb. 8, 1917
Wayne County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Mar. 7, 2011
West Point
Cuming County
Nebraska, USA

Funeral services for Mrs. Elva Wobken age 94 of West Point, NE formerly of Beemer, NE will be on Friday, March 11, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, rural Pender, NE with interment in the church cemetery. Visitation will be on Thursday from noon to 8 p.m., the family will be present from 6 to 8 p.m., with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at the Minnick Funeral Home in West Point and will continue on Friday from 9 a.m. till service time at the church. Relatives and friends can leave online condolences on Elva's Book of Memories at

Elva passed away on Monday, March 7, 2011 at the West Point Living Center.

Elva Marie Wobken was born February 8, 1917 on a farm in Wayne Co., Nebraska to Fred and Adele (Suhr) Weitzenkamp. She was baptized at home and at the age nine the family moved to a farm near Uehling, NE in Dodge Co. She was confirmed at St. Paul's Lutheran Church rural Hooper, NE. Elva attended Dodge Co. Rural School District #60 and graduated from Uehling High School in 1934. She worked for neighboring farm families prior to her marriage. On January 10, 1939, she was united in marriage to Walter Wobken at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, rural Hooper. The couple moved to a farm south of Craig, NE for two years and in 1943 moved to a farm they purchased north of Beemer, NE. They remained on the farm until moving into Beemer in 1969. She continued to live in Beemer after her husband passed away in 1996. She later moved to the St. Joseph's Retirement Community in West Point and since 2005 has been residing at the West Point Living Center. Elva was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, rural Pender, enjoyed quilting and cooking.

Survivors include-
Son- Ron and wife Connie Wobken of Wisner, NE.
Son-in-law- Roger Flock and his wife Shirley of West Point, NE.
4 Grandchildren 7 Great Grandchildren
Sisters- Inez Young of Lincoln, NE.
Mildred and husband Don Ruwe of Fremont, NE.
Cora Hansen of Fremont, NE.
Sisters-in-law- Dorothy Clausen of Fremont, NE.
Gertrude Weitzenkamp of Fremont, NE.
Mabel Wobken of West Point, NE.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter-Judy Flock, and brothers-Walter, Alvin, Gilbert, Arthur and Marvin Weitzenkamp.

Family links: 
  Adelia Weitzenkamp (1885 - 1954)
  Walter H. Wobken (1905 - 1996)*
  Judy Wobken Flock (1941 - 1987)*
  Gilbert Henry Weitzenkamp (1910 - 2002)*
  Elva Marie Weitzenkamp Wobken (1917 - 2011)
  Mildred E. Weitzenkamp Ruwe (1922 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Peters Lutheran Cemetery
Thurston County
Nebraska, USA
Created by: Don
Record added: Mar 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66777096
Elva Marie <i>Weitzenkamp</i> Wobken
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