Edna Witte, age 86, of Hector, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at the Buffalo Lake Healthcare Center.
Funeral Service will be Thursday, July 31, 2014, at 11:00 A.M. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Cedar Mills.
Interment in the Buffalo Lake City Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Wednesday from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Cedar Mills, and will continue for one hour prior to the service on Thursday.
Edna Ella Witte was born October 12, 1927, in Preston Lake Township, to her parents, Robert and Francis (Matzdorf) Harding. She was baptized as an infant, and confirmed into the Lutheran faith as a youth. She attended District 102 School, and completed all eight grades.
On April 25, 1952, Edna married Louis Witte at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Cedar Mills. Throughout her life, Edna lived on various farms. After Louis died in August of 1976, Edna and Lloyd continued living on the farm. In December of 2012, Edna moved to the Buffalo Lake Healthcare Center.
Edna always enjoyed living on the farm and working outside. They raised cows, pigs, and chickens, and sold eggs. She had a garden, and enjoyed canning tomatoes, sauerkraut, and lots of other vegetables. Louis and Edna used to take trips up to Grand Rapids to visit with relatives. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Cedar Mills.
On Sunday evening, July 27, 2014, Edna passed away at the Buffalo Lake Healthcare Center, having reached the age of 86 years, 9 months, 15 days. Blessed be her memory.
Edna is survived by her son, Lloyd “Sonny” Witte of Hector, many cousins, other relatives, and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband Louis.