Myrtle Tufte

Feb. 4, 1918-Aug. 21, 2014

CARRINGTON Myrtle Tufte, 96, Carrington, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in a Carrington nursing home.

She was born Feb. 4, 1918, to Leo and Eva Hoyt, near McHenry. She married Oscar Tufte on Dec. 27, 1944, in McHenry.

Survivors: sons, Jerry Tufte, of Glenfield, and Elton Tufte, of Sioux Falls, S.D.; daughters, Marlys Bauer, of Carrington, Sheryll Fike, of Bowdon, and Bonnie Harding, of Carrington; 14 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; brother, Walter Hoyt, of Pekin.

Funeral: Monday, 10:30 a.m., Our Saviors Lutheran Church, McHenry.

Burial: Bethlehem Cemetery, McHenry.

Visitation: today, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., with a prayer service at 7 p.m., in Evans Funeral Home, Carrington.