ORAN - Delpha K. Eftink, 87, died Dec. 10, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.
Born June 23, 1918, in Portageville, daughter of the late Olive and Etta Boatwright LaFont, she was a homemaker, a member of the Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Oran and St. Ann Sodality.
On Oct. 5, 1937, she married Henry J. "H.J." Eftink, who preceded her in death on June 13, 1999.
Survivors include: seven sons, Monsignor Edward M. Eftink of Jackson, Michael J. Eftink of Gordonville, Thomas H. Eftink of Chaffee, Larry R. Eftink of Springfield, David E. Eftink of Oran, Louis M. Eftink of Sedgwick, Kan., and Kenneth J. Eftink of Bloomfield; one daughter, Barbara J. Jarvis of St. Louis; and 25 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, one brother and one sister also preceded her in death.
Friends may call at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran. Parish prayers will follow at 6:30 p.m. and Knights of Columbus rosary at 6:45 p.m.
Friends may also call from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Oran, where services will follow at 11 a.m. Monsignor Edward M. Eftink will officiate.
Burial will be in the Guardian Angel Catholic Cemetery in Oran.