Elva Howe, age 83, of Sioux Rapids, died Oct. 3, 2010 at the Sioux Care Center in Sioux Rapids. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Marathon. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in the Poland Township Cemetery in Marathon. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids is in charge of the arrangements.