ORAN -- Elvira B. Metz, 91, died Oct. 1, 2008, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
Born Oct. 31, 1916, in Grafton, Ill, daughter of the late Frank A. and Stella E. Vogelbacher Metz, she graduated from Oran High School in 1934 and later graduated from Latamier Business College in Cape Girardeau. She was employed by the Department of Agriculture, Farmers Home Administration, retiring in 1996 after 61.5 years of service to the department. She was a member of Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Oran and the St. Ann's Sodality.
Survivors include one brother and sister-in-law, Clifford J. and Betty L. Heisserer Metz.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. today, with parish prayers at 7 p.m., at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran. The funeral Mass will be at held at 10 a.m. Friday at Guardian Angel Catholic Church with the Rev. Ralph Duffner officiating.
Burial will follow in the church cemetery.