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Elfay Gladys Smith Bergquist
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Birth: May 12, 1905
Douglas County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Jul. 30, 1990
Wichita Falls
Wichita County
Texas, USA

The unofficial Smith/Perkins Family Historian
son, Stan, continued the tradition

Elfay G Bergquist, 85, died Monday, July 30, 1990 in a Wichita Falls nursing home. She was born May 12, 1905, in Brule, Wis, the daughter of Dave and Cornelia Smith. She had lived in Wichita falls for nine years, when her health started to deteriorate to be near family.

She was formerly a resident of St Paul, Minn and had been employed as a private duty nurse and bookeeper. She had retired in 1974. She was a Methodist. She had married Edwin F Bergquist in January 1926 in Shakopee, Minn.

Elfay was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ed in 1956; and four sisters, Leone N Bergstrom, Marjorie L Sandstrom, Vevia K Lambert and Eleanor L Earl.

Survivors include two sons, Edwin D of Oakland, Calif and Stanley D of Wichita Falls; a sister, Izetta "Edna" of North St Paul, Minn; 10 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Services were held at Lunn's Colonial Funeral Home with Bishop Gary D Bergquist (her grandson) of San Angelo, Texas, Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints officiating. Burial was in Crestview Memorial Park.

(excerpts from Wichita Falls Time Record)
Family links: 
  David Smith (1878 - 1944)
  Cornelia Hazeltine Perkins Smith (1885 - 1983)
  Edwin Frank Bergquist (1899 - 1956)*
  Edwin Dale Bergquist (1926 - 1998)*
  Stanley David Bergquist (1933 - 2006)*
  Elfay Gladys Smith Bergquist (1905 - 1990)
  Leone Nerissa Smith Bergstrom (1907 - 1953)*
  Marjorie Lucilia Smith Sandstrom (1909 - 1963)*
  Vevia Katheryn Smith Lambert (1910 - 1981)*
  Izetta Esma Smith Gross (1913 - 1997)*
  Eleanor Lillian Smith Earl (1916 - 1987)*
*Calculated relationship
Crestview Memorial Park
Wichita Falls
Wichita County
Texas, USA
Created by: Oscar Sandstrom
Record added: Apr 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35665289
Elfay Gladys <i>Smith</i> Bergquist
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