Elva Virginia Brand

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Elva Virginia Brand
Born July 31, 1918
Sandy, Utah
Died May 31, 2014
Snowflake, Arizona
Father Alexander Brand
Mother Mary Ethel Park
Spouse(s) Marion Walter Wilhelm, Harvey Gibbons Wilhelm

Elva Virginia Brand (July 31, 1918 - May 31, 2014)

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Biography

Elva Virginia Brand was born July 31, 1918 in Sandy, Utah. She died May 31, 2014 in Snowflake, Arizona.


Children with Marion Walter Wilhelm

Lydia May Wilhelm

Mary Naomi Wilhelm

Marion Roland Wilhelm

  • Born: LIVING

Children with Harvey Gibbons Wilhelm

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Obituary

Obituary from the Silver Creek Mortuary:

Elva Virginia Wilhelm, 95, of Snowflake Arizona passed away peacefully at her home in Snowflake, Arizona on May 31, 2014. She was born on July 31, 1918 in Sandy, Utah to Alexander Brand and Mary Ethel Park. Elva married Marion Walter Wilhelm at an early age, together they had two daughters Lydia and Nonie and expecting son Marion when her husband Marion Walter was killed in a explosion in St. Johns in 1942. Elva then married Harvey Gibbons Wilhelm, Marion's Brother, in October 1948, They adopted two nieces Mary and Betty and had a Son, Carroll. She and Harvey had a good life together, welcoming all who came to their home. They celebrated their 65th Anniversary October 5, 2013, 1 month before Harvey passed away at the age of 97. She was a skillful homemaker, passing her talents to her daughters such as sewing, canning, gardening, thriftiness ect. She is known for her excellent crochet handwork. Elva’s posterity includes 29 Grandchildren, 83 Great-Grandchildren and 24 Great-Great Grandchildren. She is survived by her Sons: Marion (Doris) Wilhelm and Carroll Spence (Christine) Wilhelm, Daughters: Mary (Charles) Tillotson and Betty (Mike) Johnson. She was preceded in death by her parents, first husband Marion Walter Wilhelm, second husband Harvey Gibbons Wilhelm, and Daughters Lydia May Wardell and Mary Naomi Johnson (Nonie). Funeral Services will be held on Saturday June 7, 2014 at 10:00 AM with a viewing starting at 9:00 AM at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Main street chapel in Snowflake, AZ. Interment will follow Services at 1:00 PM at the St. Johns, Arizona Cemetery.

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