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Elva Thayer Tucson, Ariz.

Published: Thursday, March 21, 2013 8:00 a.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, March 26, 2013 9:41 a.m. CDT

Elva Mae Hockensmith Thayer, 82, of Tuscon, Ariz., died March 11, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Tucson, Ariz., after a long health battle.

Her ashes will be scattered in the Rocky Mountains. Green Valley Mortuary, Sahuarita, Ariz., was in charge of cremation.

Elva Mae Hockensmith Thayer, daughter of Lowell and Dorothy Hockensmith, was born Aug. 15, 1930.

Mae is survived by her husband Robert Thayer, two brothers and many nieces and nephews.

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