Elva L. Whitten, 84, Fillmore

Elva L. Whitten, 84, of Fillmore, died at 6:39 p.m. on Friday, April 16, 2010, at Hillsboro Area Hospital in Hillsboro.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Fillmore, with Pastor Jim Vargo officiating. Burial will be in Glendale Cemetery in Fillmore. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday and one hour before services on Wednesday, both at the church. Miller Funeral Home in Fillmore was in charge of arrangements. Memorials: Fillmore First Responders or St. Matthew Lutheran Church.

Mrs. Whitten was born on Sept. 18, 1925, in Moweaqua Township in Shelby County, the daughter of George Martin and Maggie Hall Walker. She married Donald Edwin Whitten on May 7, 1947; he died on Sept. 9, 2001.

She is survived by daughters, Linda Sanders of Vandalia and Doris Harrison of Ramsey.

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