Edna Mostrom, 1936-2018

Published 1:00 am Saturday, November 10, 2018

Memorial services for Edna A. Mostrom, 82, of Albert Lea will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home. The Rev. Dwight Netzer will officiate. Friends may greet the family one hour prior to the service at the funeral home Tuesday. Online condolences are welcome at www.bayviewfuneral.com.

Edna Mostrom

Edna died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, at her home.

Edna Ann Mostrom was born Oct. 22, 1936, in Manly, Iowa, the daughter of Leonard P. and Evelyn L. (Moretz) Dietrich. She grew up on the family farm in Manly and graduated from Manly/Hanlontown High School. Edna was united in marriage to Marlyn M. Mostrom on Sept. 5, 1954, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Manly.

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Edna worked at Kahler Hotel, the Anderson Hallmark store and Kwik Trip. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church. Edna enjoyed gardening, decorating, reading, watching the Minnesota Twins and crossword puzzles. She loved spending time with family and having coffee, dinner outings and doing jigsaw puzzles with her special condo neighbors. She enjoyed traveling — especially spending winters in Arizona.

Edna is survived by her children Michael (Jo) Mostrom of Ames, Iowa, Kathleen Lehman of Albert Lea, M. Scott (Robyn) Mostrom of Walled Lake, Michigan, Jeffrey (Tammy) Mostrom of Appleton, Wisconsin, and Sarah (Gordon) Vietze of Albert Lea; grandchildren Aaron Mostrom, Levi Mostrom, Chris (Sarah) Lehman, Shannon (Matt) Gordon, Evelyn Mostrom, Emil Mostrom, Matthew (Amy) Vietze and Jacob (Katie) Vietze; great-grandchildren Kylee and Avery Lehman, Ian and Walker Vietze and Cameron Vietze; sisters Lila (Charles) Frahm, Helen (Alan) Halsne, Alyce (Richard) Hugeback, Janet Timberman and Donna (Jim) Gerdes; brother, Leo (Karen) Dietrich; sister-in-law, Ardis Ellwood; uncle, Glen Dietrich; many nieces, nephews and cousins; and special friend, Ron Woodside.

Edna was preceded in death by her husband, parents, grandparents and in-laws; brothers David, Lynn and Robert; brothers-in-law Ted Timberman and Stanley Ellwood; niece, Julie Winberg; and granddaughter, Leah Mostrom.

Blessed be her memory.