August 8, 1938 - August 30, 2017
A celebration of life for longtime Lamar resident, Elva L. Root will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at the Crosswinds Church of the Nazarene with Pastor Roy Gueswel officiating. Interment will be held at the Eads Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 5, 2017.
Elva was born on August 8, 1935 at Stevens County, Kansas to Floyd and Grace (Gregg) Bevan and passed away on August 30, 2017 at her home in Lamar with her family by her side at the age 82.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Donald Lorn Root, her parents and her siblings, Delbert Bevan, Ida Kinser and Thelma Vandenburg.
Elva is survived by her children, Richard (Molly Marie) Root of Crestview, FL and Lorna (Brett) Grimsley of Rocky Ford, CO; grandchildren, Sami (Brandon) Zilverberg and Dalton Root all of Colorado Springs, CO and great-grandchildren, Anastasia Zilverberg and Amelia Zilverberg. She is also survived by her siblings, Wilma (Trulin) Kinser, Lois Ellis, Wilbert Bevan and Robert Bevan, sister-in-law, Ellen Clausen as well as numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, other family and many friends.
Visitation for Elva Root
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lamar Area Hospice, PO Box 843, Lamar, CO 81052 and/or Mission Aviation Fellowship at PO Box 47, Nampa, ID, 83653 either direct or in care of the funeral home office.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Peacock Funeral Home.