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Elva Colcord, 93, Capron

Elva Colcord, 93, Capron, died Sunday, Dec.20, 2015, at St. Anthony Hospital, Rockford.

She was born Nov. 20, 1922, to Earnest and Ella (Jacobson) Bauman in Hebron .

She loved quilting, doing crafts and collecting teapots.

Survivors include a son, David (Joanne) Colcord; three daughters, Janice Colcord, Joyce (David) Bauer and Joan Colcord; four grandchildren, Scott (Tricia) Colcord, Aaron (Natalia) Colcord, Valarie (Robert) Svihlik and Clint Westphal; eight great-grandchildren, Tyler, Zachary, Charlie, Katie, Allie, Joshua, Christina and Rachel; and her beloved cat, Nora.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Arthur Colcord; a son, James Colcord; and three brothers, Earnest Bauman, Herbert (Josephine) Bauman and Irwin Bauman.

Visitation and funeral were held Dec. 26 at Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, Woodstock. Burial was at McHenry County Memorial Park, Woodstock.

Memorials can be made to the Capron Rescue Squad or a charity of the donor’s choice.

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