Ellavon Weber, 93, formerly of Williston, ND, more recently of Arizona, passed away, Sunday, March 26, 2017 at her residence in Green Valley, AZ. Fulkerson Stevenson Funeral Home of Williston is assisting the family.
Ellavon was born on October 22, 1923, the daughter of Peter and Esther Christianson. She grew up on a farm in Writing Rock Township. She was raised and educated in Writing Rock Township and was baptized and confirmed in the Writing Rock Lutheran Church.
Ellavon was united in marriage to Arnold Svendson on December 23, 1941. To this union, three children were born; Gary, Gae and Paul. They lived several years in Noonan, ND, where Arnold worked at the coal mine. Ellavon worked at several part time jobs in Noonan. After Arnold’s death, Ellavon moved to Williston. Ellavon worked at Conlins Furniture. On November 8, 1974, Ellavon was united in marriage to Oscar Weber in Williston. Oscar passed away in 1995.
Ellavon was a member of Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church, where she was active in her Women’s Circle, serving at weddings and funerals. Ellavon was also a member of the American Legion Auxilliary since 1952.
Ellavon enjoyed sewing, bowling, playing cards and crossword puzzles.
Ellavon was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers, Roy, Paul and Gordon, her sister, Evelyn Herness , her daughter, Gae, her son Paul and her husbands, Arnold and Oscar.
He is survived by her son Gary of Green Valley, Arizona, her grandchildren; Tray Svendson , Kellie Mackie, Wendy Montoya, Shawn Wells, Michelle Saun, Tanya Castle and Daniel Svendson, 11 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren, her brothers, Dale and David, her sister, Phyllis and several nieces and nephews.
Ellavon was a beautiful lady and will be dearly missed. “Ellie, we won’t say goodbye, only see you later”.
Memorials are suggested to the Salvation Army.
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