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Elva M. Bainter

Elva M. Bainter, 93, of Lewistown passed away Friday July 3 at Renaissance Care Center in Canton. She was born September 18, 1926 in Liverpool Township to Harry and Tressie (Wilcoxen) O’Bryant. She married Wayne Bainter on August 28, 1944. He died October 23, 2003. She was also preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Clinton O’Bryant and one granddaughter Michelle Bainter. Surviving are seven sons, Carroll Bainter of Lewistown, Marvin (June) Bainter of Lewistown, Lindell (Sara) Bainter of Lewistown, Jerry (Janeile) Bainter of Lewistown, David (Kathy) Bainter of Lewistown, Richard Bainter of Lewistown and Kevin Bainter of Lewistown, 16 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. . Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at the Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown with Pastor Randy Munson officiating. Burial will be at White Chapel Memory Gardens in Canton. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the memorial home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Nazarene Church of Lewistown or the activity fund at Renaissance Care Center in Canton. To view Elva’s life video tribute or to send online condolences visit

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