Elva Wiersma

Thursday, November 2, 2000

Funeral services for Elva Wiersma, 84, of Storm Lake, were held Friday, Oct. 27 at First Baptist Church in Storm Lake. Rev. Tom Hinshaw officiated the 2:30 p.m. service.

Pallbearers were John Plaisance, Timothy Ungerman, Thomas Ungerman, Chris Bowers, Patrick Dodson, Conrad Calsbeck and Dennis Wiersma.

Honorary pallbearers were Richard Davis, Mark Prevo, Larry Davis, Todd Waterman, Charlie Vail, Brad Calsbeck, Mike Brown, Keith Hall and Christopher Dodson.

Burial was at Storm Lake Cemetery. Sliefert Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Wiersma died Saturday, Oct. 21 at the Good Samaritan Center in Newell.

Elva V., the daughter of Alma and Philip Davis, was born Aug. 19, 1916 in Ware.

She retired from Ressler Drug, where she was employed by Bob and Dorothy Ohrlund as a bookkeeper. Previously, she was credit manager for Montgomery Wards.

Mrs. Wiersma was a member of the First Baptist Church and Women's Circle in Storm Lake. She and her husband, Don, were members of the Serpaci Car Club and thoroughly enjoyed their lake home with their wonderful neighbors.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Wayne Davis of Spencer; her parents Alma and Philip Davis of Laurens and her grandparents Ida and Lou Stover, of Laurens.

Mrs. Wiersma is survived by her husband Donald, one brother Earl and his wife Florence Davis of Laurens; one sister-in-law Dorothy Davis of Spencer; one son and his wife: Geran and Brenda Dodson of Loganville, Ga.; four daughters: Janet Wiersma of Mission, Kan., Janice and Jim Ungerman of Bloomington, Minn., Daryls and Don Plaisance of Storm Lake and Glenda and Randy Gerard of Lenexa, Kan.; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.