Memorials and Funeral Notices
  Memorial Archives 2006
  Aug. 31, 2006 - Dec. 31, 2006

  Sweet Home Funeral Chapel
  (formerly Workman & Steckly)
  1443 Long Street
  Sweet Home, Oregon 97386
  (541) 367-2891
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 July 9, 1924 - December 82, 2006
 

Kenneth Carl Elavsky, 82, died Sunday, December 24, 2006. He was born July 9, 1924 in Minnesota, the son of Mike and Mary (Profant) Elavsky.

He entered the U.S. Navy as a young man during WWII and served in the South Pacific aboard the U.S. Smalley. He came west after the war, married, and had a family. Kenneth worked on railcars in Portland, Oregon. He eventually became an independent scrap metal worker. Kenneth came to Sweet Home about two years ago to be closer to family.

Kenneth enjoyed Portland Wrestling, nature, and the outdoors.

He is survived by his children, Linda Mulvanny of Sweet Home and Karen Grosnicoles of Gresham, Oregon; two brothers, Mike Elavsky and Ray Elavsky; sister, Mary Oloson; 10 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and one soon to be great, great grandchild.

He was preceded in death by one son, Robert Elavsky; one sister; and one brother.

A memorial gathering will take place at 1:00 pm Saturday, January 27, 2007 at the Skyline Inn in Sweet Home. Workman & Steckly Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements.

 
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