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Elvira V. Gil de Lamadrid, 88, Superior died June 8, 2008

Elvira V. Gil de Lamadrid, 88, Superior area resident, died Sunday, June 8, 2008, at St. Luke's Hospital Hospice in Duluth.

She was born in Budapest, Hungary, on April 15, 1920.

Elvira is survived by two sons, Arthur (Janette), Superior, and James (Jill Zimmerman) Gil de Lamadrid, Baltimore; one daughter, Maria Gil de Lamadrid, Berkley, Calif.; two grandchildren, Meghan (Titus) Johnson and Daniel Gil de Lamadrid; nephews, Chuck and Robert Snow and many other nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Theresa (Bakor) Vegh, Sr.; husband, Jes?s Gil de Lamadrid, and one brother, Frank Vegh, Jr.

Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. today in the Downs-LeSage Funeral Home, 1304 Hammond Ave., where a 7 p.m. prayer service is scheduled. Visitation will resume at 10 a.m. Thursday in Pilgrim Lutheran Church and continue until the 11 a.m. funeral service with Pastor William Wilson officiating.

Burial is in Calvary Cemetery, Superior.

Should friends desire, memorials may be made to the Cathedral of Christ the King Organ Fund.