GIBSON CITY – Elvera Marie Sheppelman, 93, of Gibson City died at 11:17 a.m. Friday (Jan. 25, 2013) at the ASTA Care Center in Paxton.
Her funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 28, at Lamb Funeral Home in Gibson City with the Rev. Jim Davis officiating. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. before the service. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery in Sibley. Elvera was born May 17, 1919, in Gibson City, a daughter of John and Laura Ringler Sheppelman.
Surviving is a sister, Vivian Jordan of Onarga; a brother, John (Susan) Sheppelman of Savoy, seven nieces and nephews: Loretta Hummel of Strawn, Dick (Sue) Jordan of Onarga, Donna (Danny) Woods of Zeeland, Mich., Judy Pfister of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., Cynthia (Earl) Meister of Mount Prospect, Rebecca Allen of Arlington, Va., and Laura Sheppelman of Paxton.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a nephew.
Elvera enjoyed playing cards, loved her dog, sewing and enjoyed people. Memorials may be made to the American Evangelical Lutheran Church in Gibson City