|Edna Gladys Gehloff Roeglin
October 22, 1927 – January 27, 2018
|Edna G. Roeglin, age 90, died Saturday, January 27, 2018 at Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha, following a brief illness.
Funeral Services will be held 11:00 o’clock Friday, February 2, 2018, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Anamosa, where she was a longtime member. Rev. Rodney Bluml will officiate at the service. Friends may call from 4 to 7 Thursday evening February 1, 2018, at the Goettsch Funeral Home, Anamosa. Interment will be at Oakwood Cemetery, Monticello.
Surviving are three daughters Betty Hunter, Anamosa, Diane (Alan) Lewer, Waseca, Minnesota, and Linda (Ray) Iben, Viola; thirteen grandchildren and twenty-seven great-grandchildren who called her GG. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Milo with whom she shared sixty years of eternal love, two daughters, Judy Zimprich and Sharon Weckwerth, two granddaughters Shalene Iben and Michelle Hunter; a grandson Mathew Weckwerth and three infant grandchildren, Tammy Jo, Dannica and Jeffrey, four siblings, Evelyn Fennert, Eugene and James Gehloff and an infant sister Eileen.
Edna Gladys Gehloff was born October 22, 1927 in Waseca, Minnesota. She was baptized in New Richland, Minnesota on November 27, 1927. She was the daughter of Fred and Marie (Tetzloff) Gehloff. On June 26, 1947 Edna Gehloff and Milo Roeglin were united in marriage in Waseca, Minnesota. The couple farmed near Waseca, Minnesota before moving to Langworthy in 1960. Edna worked at Monty Produce during those years. The couple later moved to Martelle, where they lived for forty years and Edna worked as a custodian at the Cornell College in Mount Vernon for twenty-two years. In retirement Edna helped Milo in collecting sap from the maple trees in town to make maple syrup, and then he and Edna would sell the syrup at the flea markets. She and Milo loved to go dancing whenever they had a chance. Edna also loved to garden and can her produce. She was a great cook and baker always having some pies and bars in the freezer ready to go. She loved playing scrabble, sewing, collecting cardinals and being a member of the Red Hat Society. She enjoyed winning prizes at Friday Bingo at the care center. Edna took great pride and joy in her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
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