ELKHART — Elvira P. “Vi” Conant, 85, died Monday, March 26, 2018, at her home in Peoria, Ariz. 

She was born July 20, 1932, in Lodgepole, Neb., to Archie and Tillie Dickenson Way. She graduated from high school in Lodgepole. 

On Jan. 24, 1953, she married Milton D. Conant in Lodgepole. He died in 1995. She also was preceded in death by her parents; a grandson; a great-grandson; a sister, Gloria Minshall; and two infant brothers.

A former resident of Elkhart, Mrs. Conant worked in retail. She moved to Arizona in 2013.

Survivors include two daughters, Marlene Hoskins of Peoria, and Connie Barnett of Elkhart; three brothers, Kenneth Way, Mac Way and Clayton Way, all of Lodgepole; five grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at First Church of God in Elkhart. Burial will follow at Elkhart Cemetery.

Visitation hours are 5 to 8 p.m. today at Garnand Funeral Home in Elkhart.

Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com. Memorials are suggested to First Church of God, in care of the funeral home, Box 854, Elkhart, KS  67950.