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Devils Lake Journal - Devils Lake, ND
  • OBIT: Elvera “Elle” Cudworth

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  • Elvera “Elle” Cudworth, 82, of Sheyenne, ND, died Saturday, August 25, 2012, at Carrington Health Center, Carrington, ND. Funeral service will be at Grace Lutheran Church, Sheyenne, on Friday, August 31 at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery, Sheyenne. Visitation will be Thursday from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. at Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford, ND, with a prayer service at 8 p.m. at Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd Chapel, New Rockford. Elvera Hofer was born November 26, 1929, to Adolph and Christine (Hofer) Hofer in Mercer, ND. The family lived in several towns in North Dakota before moving to Sheyenne. Elle was confirmed and was a member of Grace Lutheran Church. She graduated from Sheyenne High School in 1948. Elle was united in marriage to Fred Cudworth on December 19, 1949 at Grace Lutheran Church in Sheyenne. She worked at the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd in New Rockford for 7 years. Elle was known for her talents and abilities with cooking and baking, and also loved babysitting her grandchildren and sharing her goodies with them. She entered Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd in 2001. Elle was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, VFW Auxiliary, Eagles Auxiliary and the HEO Club. Elle is survived by her husband Fred; son, Jerry (Joan) Cudworth, Sheyenne; daughter, Faye (Norton) Westrum, Ft. Benton, MT; a daughter-in-law, Irene Cudworth, Sheyenne; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Marlene Ensminger, Ida Hofer, Elsie “Dale” Hanson, Laura Cudworth and Beatrice Cudworth. She was preceded in death by her parents; her son, Randy; sister, Viola (Ole) Anderson; and four brothers, Herb, Bill, Bud and Don Hofer. On-line condolences may be sent at www.EvansFuneralHo-meND.com. Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford, is in charge of arrangements.

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