Elva Kathleen (Peacock) Custer

Female 1918 - 2007  (89 years)


Custer, Elva Kathleen

The Newton Kansan

Elva Kathleen Custer

HALSTEAD - Elva Kathleen Custer, 89, passed away Friday (Nov. 16, 2007) at Halstead Health and Rehab in Halstead.

She was born July 7, 1918, in Strong City to William and Margaret (Swigart) Peacock.

On Sept. 15, 1941, she married Walter Custer in Wichita. A lifelong homemaker, she also worked as a cook at Prairie View Mental Health Center in Newton.

Elva was a member of the Newton First United Methodist Church. She loved reading and enjoyed visiting with relatives and friends. She also enjoyed playing cards with the women at the Midtown Towers in Newton, where she was living after Walter passed away. She especially enjoyed seeing her grandchildren.

Survivors include a son, William and Jeanie Custer of Topeka; a daughter, Janet and Dennis Mueller of Wellington, Fla.; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers, Charles Peacock and Harold Peacock; and a sister, Mildred Peacock.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Monday at Petersen Funeral Home in Newton.

A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Greenwood Cemetery with the Rev. Nathan Morgan of the First United Methodist Church in Newton officiating.

Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Newton in care of the funeral home.

Owner/SourceHarvey County Genealogical Society
Date17 Nov 2007
Linked toElva Kathleen (Peacock) Custer

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