10/10/1944 ~ 2/4/2022
Elva Z Porter, 77 returned home to her heavenly father February 4, 2022. She was a wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She struggled for a 12 year battle with dementia disease. Elva was born October, 10th 1944 in Heber Utah. Her parents were Herman Gilbert and Elsie Frances Potter Zufelt. Elva has six brothers and five sisters. Elva met Bert M. Porter at the SnoCap lanes in Ephraim Utah. They married June 8, 1963 and made their home in Mount Pleasant, where they raised two beautiful daughters, Tracy (Porter) Larson and Kim (Porter)Sanderson.
Elva grew up valuing hard work. Elva worked at the Moroni processing plant, sewing plant and was the supervisor at Wasatch Academy until she retired. Elva enjoyed watching her grandchildren open their Christmas gifts each year. Her grandchildren have very vivid memories of this. Elva enjoyed doing crafts and had much talent doing this. She was an excellent seamstress. She enjoyed her time she spent at her computer and enjoyed doing jigsaw puzzles as a pastime.
Elva is survived by her daughter Kim (Dale)Sanderson; her son-in-law Chad Larsen; her four grandchildren; Candice (Layne) Holman, Lindsay (Brady) Wootton, Cory (Jade) Sanderson and Alisha Sanderson and five great grandchildren; Keerah, Braylin, Dreyson, Cooper, and Oaklee. Preceded in death by her husband Bert M. Porter and her daughter Tracy Porter Larsen.
Funeral services will be held Friday, February 11, 2022 at 11:00 at Rasmussen Mortuary with a viewing from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. prior to services at the Mortuary. Interment in the Mt. Pleasant City Cemetery.