Myrtle M. Elley, of New Braunfels, passed away on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at the age of 85.
She was born on February 29, 1932 in Comal County to Sophie (Voss) and Gilbert Wilke. She is preceded in death by her husband Gussie Elley, her parents and one brother. Survivors include her children, Russell Elley and wife Alissa, of Seguin, TX, Ronald Elley, and Gay Riedel and husband Gerald, of Waelder, TX; grandchildren, Kreschendalyn Backus, Victoria Elley, Margaret Elley, Ronald Elley, Michael Elley, Colton Riedel, Cory Riedel and Caeleigh Riedel; great grandchildren, Claire and Cash Backus and Noah Riedel; and sister, Frances Tschoepe. The Visitation will be held at Goetz Funeral Home on Thursday, February 8, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, February 9, 2018 at 1:00 p.m., with an Interment to follow at Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that all memorial contributions be made to: Grace Memorial Church (3240 FM 725, New Braunfels, TX 78130, 830-626-3045), Cross Lutheran Church (2171 Common St., New Braunfels, TX, 78130, 830-625-3666) and Good Shepherd Evangelical Church (902 Timmermann Rd., Seguin, TX 78155, 830-708-5881.