She was born in Greene County on April 14, 1918, the daughter of Emit and Ethel (Rainbolt) Elgan.
She worked at Glenburn Home, Freeman Greene County General Hospital, Indiana University Wilke Quad in Bloomington, and did housekeeping for several years.
Survivors include two daughters, Beverly Stamm & Joyce Wonder, both of Linton; former spouse, Loren "Bud" Wonder of Linton; son-in-law, Richard Stamm of Linton; two brothers, Estel "Hook" Elgan of Linton & Edgar "Boon" Elgan of Shelbyville; seven grandchildren, Keith Messick, Brenda Sermersheim, Deborah Pruett, Madina Okruch, Julina Ellett, Mike Stamm, & Malinda Tuttle; and sixteen great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters; and five brothers.
Graveside service will be held at Fairview Cemetery at 10:00 A.M. Monday, March 15, 2010, with Rev. David Atkins officiating.
A private family viewing was held Sunday at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton.
Online condolences can be sent to www.welchcornett.com.