Elna Iverine West, 98, of Gainesville, Florida; previously of Indianapolis, Indiana for sixty-five years; entered eternity on Sunday, January 10, 2021.
Elna was born March 21, 1922 in Portland, Oregon to Nils Ivar and Anna Nordquist.
She graduated from Bob Jones University in 1944 and moved to Minneapolis – St. Paul to live with a cousin. While there, Dallas West asked her to teach Bible School for him and they were married in 1945.
She was active in the Indiana Baptist Convention and a long-time member of First Baptist Church of Indianapolis.
She is survived by her daughter-in-law Donna West of Gainesville, FL. and her grandchildren Andrea Deringer (Jonathon), Denise West, Daniel West, Peter West (Karen), Katie West, Matthew West (Renee), Holly Wynkoop (Sam) and twenty-one great-grandchildren.
She is pre-deceased by her husband of 60 years Dallas John West, her parents, two brothers and one sister and two sons, Jon Kenneth West and Dallas Jay West.
Elna will be laid to rest at Lakeview Cemetery in Turtle Lake, Wisconsin. Pastor Larry Sayre will officiate at the graveside service. The family will hold a private memorial service and the service will be available on Zoom for a virtual memorial service at a date to be determined.
Please see elnawest.com for details as they become available.