Elvera Jean Wood, 87, of Grantsburg passed away on January 30, 2018 at the Burnett Medical Continuing Care Center.
Visitation and funeral services were held on Tuesday, February 6 at Faith Lutheran Church in Grantsburg with Pastor Mike Peterson officiating. Interment was held at Riverside Cemetery following the service. Pallbearers were: Joshua Wood, Jeffrey Wood, Andy Wood, Cory Peasley, Andy Tatham and Jennifer Wood.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Faith Lutheran Church.
Elvera was born on July 13, 1930 in Dawson, MN to parents, Geraldine (Knox) and Bert Hanson. She graduated from Hanley Falls High School in 1948, and was united in marriage with Russell Wood on September 26, 1948. Elvera worked in the Housekeeping Department at Burnett Medical Center in Grantsburg. She enjoyed crocheting, crossword puzzles, baking and playing games. She was a lifetime member of the Faith Lutheran Church in Grantsburg.
Elvera is survived by her children: Dianna (Malcolm) Wilson, Fayetteville, AR; Allan Wood, Grantsburg; Cheryl Peasley, Balsam Lake; Joel Wood, Grantsburg; Timothy Wood, Grantsburg; and Thomas (Joni) Wood, South Range; grandchildren: Gordon Shaske, Hampstead, MD, Alex (Danyell) Davidyan, Benton, AR, Andy (Bethany) Wood of North Branch, MN, Lindsey Wood, Anckorage, AK; Cory Peasley, Luck; Cara Peasley, Grantsburg; and Jennifer Wood, Joshua Wood and Jeffrey Wood, all of Superior; great-grandchildren: Hannah, Bella, Aaron, Addison and Hayden; sister, Lois Hanson, Minneapolis; and many other relatives and friends.
Preceding her in death are her parents, Bert and Geraldine (Knox) Hanson; husband, Russell; sister, Harriet (Harold) Schilling; and infant daughter, Connie Jean.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.swedberg-taylor.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home in Grantsburg.