OBITUARY

Elvera Hildegard Meredith

December 24, 1928September 12, 2018

Elvera Hildegard (Burklund) Meredith, 89, of Austin, passed away at home on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, with her family by her side.

Born in Lyford, Texas to Oscar and Signe Burklund on December 24, 1928, she and twin brother, Elvin, were the first of 5 children. She shared her life with husband, “Bo”, from October 1947 until his death, February 1979. She worked at her husband’s side in their country store until 1972, when she became employed at Travis State School until she retired in 1993.

Elvera enjoyed traveling the U.S. and taking cruises with her daughters. She loved yard work, helping friends with cleaning, and making Sunday family dinners. She affectionately became known to all as “Mamaw.”

Elvera was preceded in death by her parents, husband and siblings, Elvin, Edward and Leroy. She leaves to mourn her daughters Darlene, Shirley and Pat, her sister, Margie, grandchildren Stephen and Maggie, as well as numerous relatives. She will be missed by all.

A visitation will be held Monday, September 17, at 1 pm at Cook Walden Memorial Gardens Mausoleum with services at 2 pm.

Special thanks to family and friends, Abiding Home Health and AseraCare Hospice.

  • FAMILY

  • Elvera was preceded in death by her parents, husband and siblings, Elvin, Edward and Leroy. She leaves to mourn her daughters Darlene, Shirley and Pat, her sister, Margie, grandchildren Stephen and Maggie, as well as numerous relatives. She will be missed by all.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Stephen O’Quinn
  • Mark Burkland
  • Wayne Burklund
  • Michael Lopez
  • Troy Burklund
  • Terry Burklund
  • Elmer Lanford, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Lee Heath, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Chris Deel, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Gilbert Rodriguez, Honorary Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation Monday, September 17, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, September 17, 2018
  • Committal Service Monday, September 17, 2018
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Elvera Hildegard Meredith

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Biography

Elvera Hildegard (Burklund) Meredith, 89, of Austin, passed away at home on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, with her family by her side.

Born in Lyford, Texas to Oscar and Signe Burklund on December 24, 1928, she and twin brother, Elvin, were the first of 5 children. She shared her life with husband, “Bo”, from October 1947 until his death, February 1979. She worked at her husband’s side in their country store until 1972, when she became employed at Travis State School until she retired in 1993.

Elvera enjoyed traveling the U.S. and taking cruises with her daughters. She loved yard work, helping friends with cleaning, and making Sunday family dinners. She affectionately became known to all as “Mamaw.”

Elvera was preceded in death by her parents, husband and siblings, Elvin, Edward and Leroy. She leaves to mourn her daughters Darlene, Shirley and Pat, her sister, Margie, grandchildren Stephen and Maggie, as well as numerous relatives. She will be missed by all.

A visitation will be held Monday, September 17, at 1 pm at Cook Walden Memorial Gardens Mausoleum with services at 2 pm.

Special thanks to family and friends, Abiding Home Health and AseraCare Hospice.