Emma Elliott

Emma O. Elliott, 98, of Vermillion, passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at the Sanford Vermillion Care Center.

Emma Boardsen was born March 5, 1912 in Smithland, IA to Oscar and Ingeborg Boardsen, she attended school in Smithland and moved with her family to Vermillion where she has spent most of her life.

Emma married Edward Elliott, he passed away in 2000.

She was preceded in death by her husband; three sisters, Asberg Glass, Mary Perdue and Solverg Boardsen; and two brothers, Alf and Oscar.

Emma is survived by a nephew, Mark Glass of California; and nieces, Mary Barstow, of California, Mary Hopperstad of Yahima, WA, Gloria Richea and Julia Smith of Vancouver, WA and Jeanne Johnson of Goldendale, WA. She is also survived by her loving and devoted neighbors, Jerry and Helen Bernard.

Funeral services werebe 1 p.m. Friday, March 4 at the Hansen Funeral Home in Vermillion. Burial followed in the Smithland Cemetery in Smithland, IA. Visitation was one hour prior to the service.  Online condolences and obituary: hansenfuneralhome.com.

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