Born: Dec. 2, 1926|
Died: July 16, 2014
TWIN LAKES, Wisconsin – M. Elizabeth Walston, 87, of Twin Lakes, Wisconsin, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at her home.
The former Mary Elizabeth Osborne was born on Dec. 2, 1926, in Halifax, Virginia, the daughter of the late Samuel S. and Dorothy Soloman Osborne. On Dec. 24, 1954, in Halifax, Virginia, Elizabeth was united in marriage to Richard Martin Walston. He preceded her in death on July 7, 2012.
Elizabeth graduated from Columbia International University in Columbia, South Carolina. Elizabeth and Richard lived in St. Charles where they were active in New Covenant Bible Church until moving to Twin Lakes in 2005.
They were members of New Life Bible Church in Twin Lakes. They were Missionaries in Japan from 1960 to 1963. She formerly worked as an administrative assistant for the Kane County Recorder's Office.
Elizabeth is survived by: Two daughters – Carolyn Metcalf of Lanark, Illinois and Darlene (Chuck) Boyd of Twin Lakes, Wisconsin; seven grandchildren – Brittany (Casey) Golema, Nathan (Sarah) Metcalf, Jessica (Andrew) Schmidt, Tyler (Ashley) Boyd, Jacob Boyd, Grant Boyd and Faith Boyd; five great-grandchildren – Caleb Golema, Isaac Golema, Derek Metcalf, Owen Metcalf and Abby Schmidt; one sister – Dorothy Osborne of Richmond, Virginia.
Elizabeth was preceded in death by: One grandson – David Michael Boyd; three sisters – Myrtle Casssada, Nellie Murphy and Elsie Sheperd; three brothers – Ralph, Clarence and Samuel Osborne; one son-in-law – Mike Metcalf.
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, at the Haase-Lockwood & Assoc. Funeral Home, 620 Legion Drive, Twin Lakes, Wisconsin, with Pastor Tracy McConnell officiatin. Interment will follow in Southern Wisconsin Veteran's Memorial Cemetery in the Town of Dover, Wisconsin. The Walston Family will receive friends on Friday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of services at the funeral home. For online guestbook: haaselockwoodfhs.com.
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Published in Kane County Chronicle on July 18, 2014