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Edna May Petersen

Posted July 25, 2014 in Obituaries, Urbandale

June 9, 1910 – July 24, 2014

Edna Petersen

Edna Petersen

Edna, 104, passed away July 24. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m., Monday, July 28 at Merle Hay Funeral Home, with a graveside service at 11 a.m. at Chapel Hill Gardens.

Edna May, the daughter of Bert and Lydia (Osborn) Lynch, was born June 9, 1910 in Hatfield, Missouri. She enjoyed taking care of people, and operated a nursing home business for many years. Edna loved the Lord, and her faith was very important to her.

She is survived by her sons, Omar and Eldon (Linda) Pottorff; ten grandchildren: Deborah, Daniel, David, Darby, Diana, Samuel, Lydia, Tina, Timothy, and Tammy; many great and great-great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Levi; daughter-in-law, Saline; six sisters and six brothers; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Memorial contributions may be given to Lighthouse Assembly of God Church in Panora.

Information provided by:
Merle Hay Funeral Home
4400 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA 50310

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