Elizabeth McKelvey, 93 yrs. Fargo, ND, left earth for her heavenly home, Thursday, December 14, 2017, in Bethany Retirement Living, Fargo.
Elizabeth was born October 31, 1924 in Greenfield, Iowa, the daughter of Cornelius and Nellie (Rosenbaugh) Eymann. She was raised in various farming communities in Iowa and Minnesota. She graduated from Breckenridge, MN High School and North Dakota State School of Science in Wahpeton, ND. On January 30, 1947, Elizabeth was united in marriage to Robert McKelvey in Wahpeton. They made their home in Wahpeton until moving to Moorhead in 1957. She was a loving, hard working mother dedicated to her family and her faith.
Elizabeth is survived by six children, Patricia Larson, Fargo, Debra (Jeffrey) Pool of Fargo, Stephen (Val) McKelvey of Osage, MN, Thomas (Anita) McKelvey of Bayport, NY, Daniel (Sharon) McKelvey of Grafton, WI, and Carmen McKelvey of Irving, Texas; 16 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren and her friend Tiger the cat. She is also survived by two brothers-in-law Richard McKelvey of Roseville, MN, Douglas (Gail) McKelvey of Hurst, TX, a niece Kathleen (Jon) Raw and many nieces and nephews.
Elizabeth was preceded in death by husband Robert (2005), her parents, daughter Janetta Talley (1975), and sister Louise Matz.