August 12, 1916 - April 26, 2018
Elva J Stucky, 101, of McPherson, Kansas, passed away at 1:00 a.m., Thursday, April 26th, 2018 peacefully, at Pine Village, Moundridge. Elva was born in Pretty Prairie, Kansas on August 21, 1916, a daughter of Anna (Graber) and Jonas Schwartz. Elva attended the Pretty Prairie grade schools and graduated from Pretty Prairie High School, Pretty Prairie, Kansas. She then attended Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas and graduated from McPherson College, McPherson, Kansas where she received her teaching degree. She was a member of First Mennonite Church McPherson, Kansas where she started the Bell Choir and served her church in many capacities through the years. Elva was a school teacher for U.S.D. 418 at Lincoln Grade School, McPherson. She also was an organist for First Mennonite Church and accompanist for many weddings and funerals. Elva was a member of a local Bell Choir at Trinity Lutheran Church, McPherson. Elva enjoyed collecting recipes and loved cooking, knitting, playing the organ and spending time with her family. Elva Jeanette Schwartz was united in marriage to Raymond J. Stucky on May 21, 1941 at Pretty Prairie, Kansas and shared this date with her sister, Esther in a double wedding. Raymond died on May 22, 1996. She is survived by her children, Janice Kellogg and husband Earl, of Champaign, Illinois, Jeanette Stucky, of Wichita, Kansas, Joel Stucky, of Logan, Utah and Jeff Stucky, of Moundridge, Kansas; her two grandchildren, Deren Kellogg and wife Melissa Kelly of Seatle, Washington and Kalia Kellogg of Collinsville, Connecticut; her favorite great-granddaughter, Madeleine Kelly Kellogg; other relatives, many students, and a host of friends. Elva was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Raymond; and her sister Esther Stuckey. Visitation will be held on Friday, May 4, 2018 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Glidden - Ediger Chapel, McPherson, Kansas. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the McPherson Cemetery, McPherson, Memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the First Mennonite Church with Pastor Randy Smith officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Mennonite Church or Pine Village and they can be sent in care of the Glidden - Ediger Funeral Home; 222 West Euclid Street; McPherson, Kansas 67460.
Elva J Stucky, 101, of McPherson, Kansas, passed away at 1:00 a.m., Thursday, April 26th, 2018 peacefully, at Pine Village, Moundridge. Elva was born in Pretty Prairie, Kansas on August 21, 1916, a daughter of Anna (Graber) and Jonas Schwartz. Elva... View Obituary & Service Information
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