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CEDAR FALLS — Elfrieda M. Devine, 97, of Cedar Falls, formerly of Garwin, died Saturday, May 12, at the Western Home Communities-Martin Center.

She was born April 24, 1921, in Mason City, daughter of Carl and Frieda (Boettcher) Lehman. She married Clarence L. Devine on Aug. 12, 1944, in Muskogee, Okla. He died in November 2001.

She graduated from Algona High School in 1939 and Iowa State Teachers College in 1944. She taught in several schools in Iowa prior to starting her family.

Survived by: a son, Brian (Kathy) Devine of Cedar Falls; her grandchildren, Maggie (Brandon) Winterton of Gaeta, Italy, and Mickey Devine of Cedar Falls; and a great-grandson, Oliver Winterton of Gaeta.

Memorial services: 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 18, at the Western Home Communities Chapel. Family will greet friends one hour before services in the chapel.

Memorial contributions: may be directed to the family.

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