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Elva Margaret Rich Comins

June 31,  2008.
.Oconto County Reporter

Elva Margaret Comins, age 89, passed away on Saturday, June 28, 2008, at Rennes Health Center West where she was a resident.

Born on November 11, 1918 she was the daughter of the late Reginald and Lima (Schmidt) Rich. On June 21, 1941 she married Ralph J. Comins and he preceded her in death on , August 8, 2000.

Elva was a member of Our Savior's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lena. She was a loving caregiver of her children, grand-children and great-grandchildren.

Elva is survived by five sons, Ralph W. Jr. (Linda) of Lena, Ronald (Leanne) of Green Bay, Richard (Lauren) of Coleman, Roger (Fran) and Reginald (Lori) of Lena, two brothers, Benjamin (Cecil) Rich of Marinette and Richard (Pat) Rich of Peshtigo; one sister, Virginia Mansfield of Porterfield; 18 grandchildren, and 36 greatgrandchildren; a very special friend, Kathy Nelson, and her Godchild, Wendy Cramer.

Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two children, infant twins, Kenneth and Sandra; two brothers, Clarence and Gilbert.
Honorary pallbearers will be Billy, Rory, Michael, Reginald Jr., Ryan and James Comins, Roberta Wierzba and Michael Crozier.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 2, at Our Savior's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lena (323 S. Rosera St.)  from 9:00 a.m. until time of services at 11:00 a.m.   The Rev. Ryan Landwehr will be officiating and burial will be in Glenwood Memorial Gardens in Marinette. Berth & Rosenthal Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.