Elverna Arduser

Posted March 27, 2013 at 12:34 pm

June 4, 1926 – March 18, 2013

Elverna Arduser, age 86, died Monday, March 18, 2013 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids, following a brief illness

  Funeral services will be held at 12:00 Noon, Saturday, April 6, 2013 at the United Church of Monticello, where friends may call after 11 a.m.   Rev. Edwin Moreano will officiate at the services.  

 Elverna Weers was born June 4, 1926 in Scotch Grove, Iowa.   She was the daughter of John Henry and Louise Catherine Dirks, Weers.  Elverna received her education in the Monticello Community Schools, graduating with the class of 1945. 

Elverna Weers and Casper Arduser were married Aug. 24, 1950 at Wayne Zion Lutheran Church.  The couple purchased their farm near Langworthy in 1957.   Elverna also worked at Collins Radio and for Dori Husmann in her catering business, but was a farm wife and mother most of her life.  She enjoyed gardening, cooking, sewing, and canning.   Her zucchini jam was legendary.   Elverna loved to spend time with her grandchildren whenever she could. 

Surviving are three children, Diane (Bob) Yocum, Rockford, Ill, Don (Julie) Arduser, Hollywood, Fla., Andy (Denise) Arduser, Monticello; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Judy Weers, Monticello.  She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Casper on July 18, 2012;  and a brother, Gerald Weers.

Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello is in charge of the arrangements. 

Thoughts, memories and condolences may be left at www.goettschonline.com.