Obituary of Anna Elfering
Anna Elfering, Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend passed away on June 1st at the Oregon Veterans Home in Lebanon Oregon.
Anna was preceded in death by her husband Bill Elfering of Vale.
She was born in Long Island City New York August 11, 1921. Bill and Anna met at a USO dance in New York during World War II. Anna always said that she made the transition from the busy pace of New York to the sleepy little town of Vale because of her love for Bill and the friendship of his family and friends.
Anna is survived by her children: Connie (Richard Moyer), Leonard (Lorraine), Marie (Mark Jones), Terry (Bruce Persson), Jennie (Dave Sowder) and William (Lisa); along with 16 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers please send a donation to the Oregon Veterans home, 600 N. 5th St., Lebanon Oregon, 97355.
Funeral Mass was celebrated at Sacred Heart Church in Newport Oregon on June 6th. Rosary will be at St. Patricks in Vale at 10:00 am on June 8th. Interment Valley View Cemetery. Services under the direction of Lienkaemper Chapel, Vale