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May Edwards May 1, 1922 - June 22, 2009

NEW LONDON -- May Evangeline Edwards, 87, of New London, died June 22 at Glen Oaks Nursing Home in New London.

The service will be from 1 to 4 p.m. July 26 at Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park, Pavilion 2, 9750 Egert Boulevard in Coon Rapids.

She was born May 1, 1922, in Madison, S.D., to George and Lulu McKinney. She grew up in Madison, S.D., and graduated from nursing school at Sprague Hospital in Huron, S.D., in 1943.

She married Neal Edwards in 1943. She moved to Minnesota in 1981.

She is survived by her children: Michael (and Susan) Edwards of Florida, Craig (and Lynn) Edwards of New London and Barbara (and Richard) Mercurio of Utah; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and a sister: Zora (and Jerry) Moose of Arizona.

She was preceded in death by her husband; one daughter: Kathleen; and one son: George.