Elsie Egge, 1931-2014

Published 9:00 am Sunday, August 31, 2014

Funeral services for Elsie Mae Egge will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home.  The Rev. Kent Otterman will officiate. Interment will be at Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today and one hour prior to the service at Bayview.  Online condolences are welcome at www.bayviewfuneral.com.

Elsie Egge

Elsie Egge

Elsie died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at Good Samaritan Society of Albert Lea.

Elsie Mae Egge was born April 9, 1931, the daughter of Ray and Martha (Jensen) Heskett in Austin. She attended country school in Freeborn County. After school, Elsie worked at Ma’s Café and Phil’s Café.  On March 3, 1956, Elsie was united in marriage to Harold Egge at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. Once Elsie was married she worked as a homemaker. She enjoyed gardening, spending time with her family and being outdoors where she enjoyed watching animals. Elsie was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, where she was active in Bible school. Blessed be her memory.

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Survivors include her children Lowell, Dwaine (Beth) and Ron (Dawn); grandchildren Brianna (Cody) Smith, Lauren, Lyndsey and Tyler; great-grandchildren Lane and Jameson Smith; siblings Elaine Manges, Eldora Johnson, Frank Heskett and Evelyn Nielsen; sister-in-law, Doris Heskett; and many nieces and nephews.

Elsie was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harold; an infant daughter; siblings, Marvin (Mabel) Heskett, Ellen (Dale) Johnson and Cecil Heskett; brothers-in-law, Norman Johnson and Henry Manges;  sisters-in-law Mary Lou Heskett and Darlene Heskett;  nephews Mike Heskett and Raymond Manges.