Elva Rowland (nee Ohotzke), 90, of Brookfield, died on Jan. 25, 2017. Born on Jan. 5, 1927, she was a secretary at a legal firm. 

Elva is survived by her children, Pamela Rowland, Gail (Dr. Kevin) Sherin and David (Joanie) Rowland; and her grandchildren, Christopher (Carolina) Rowland, Grace Sherin, Amanda Rowland, Daniel Sherin, Melody Rowland and Jennifer Sherin. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie E. Rowland. 

A funeral service was held Feb. 4 at St. Michael Lutheran Church in LaGrange Park, followed by interment at Bethania Cemetery. 

The family appreciates memorials to St. Michael Lutheran Church, 500 E. 31st St., LaGrange Park, 60526.

Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.