Elaine Evelyn Custer, 91 passed away on Monday, January 30, 2017 at her home in Lago Vista, Texas, where she lived for the past seven years. Elaine was born in Bend, Oregon to the late Bartley Robert Shepherd and Maude Evelyn Shepherd, October 10, 1925.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, William Custer and her daughter, Myrna Jean Johnson.
She is survived by daughter Linda Green of Medford, Oregon, son Wayne Johnson and wife Lori of Mulino, Oregon, daughter Connie Zschoche and husband Don of Lago Vista, Texas, daughter Sylvia Hill and husband Ron of Milwaukie, Oregon, daughter RoseAnn Duplan of Moore, Oklahoma and son William Custer and wife Rachelle of Redding, California; 20 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and 15 great-great grandchildren. Elaine is also survived by three siblings, Lola Powell of Talent, Oregon, Larry Shepherd of Bountiful, Utah and Viola Slade of Talent, Oregon.
Elaine was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints for many years in Moore, Oklahoma. During her later years, although she was unable to attend services in her church, she enjoyed visits from her visiting teachers in Lago Vista, Texas, Amber and Mike Peterson. Elaine enjoyed spending time with her beloved family and friends.
The funeral will be held at 11AM on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 12915 S. Santa Fe Ave, Moore, Oklahoma. A viewing will be held Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at John Ireland Funeral Home, 120 S. Broadway St., Moore, Oklahoma 73160.