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Edna E. Lee

Edna E. Lee

Edna E. Lee, 94, of Lakeville, formerly of Belgrade, died Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina. Her funeral service will be 11:00 am Saturday, July 14, 2018, at Scandia Lutheran Church in rural Glenwood. Burial will be at the church cemetery. A visitation will be held Friday, from 5-7:00 pm at the Johnson Funeral Home in Belgrade and continue one hour prior to the service at the church.

Edna Estella Lee was born on June 9, 1924, the daughter of Orrin and Caroline (Johnson) Olson. She grew up in rural Brooten where she graduated from Brooten High School in 1944. On September 24, 1944, Edna was united in marriage to Francis Lee in Tacoma, WA. They made their home in Belgrade until moving to Brooklyn Center in 1951 where she worked as a homemaker. They returned to Belgrade in 1981 in retirement. Edna and Francis were able to share in 56 years of marriage before his death on June 8, 2001. Edna had most recently been living with her daughter, Carole and her husband, Chris in Lakeville.

Edna was a member of Scandia Lutheran Church. She enjoyed gardening, cross stitch, quilting, sewing, reading and spending time with her family.

Edna died Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina at the age of 94. She is survived by her daughter, Carole (Chris) Festvog of Lakeville: grandsons Kaare (Tammy) Festvog and their daughter, Eden; Kyle (Elise) Festvog and their children, Hillary and Paige; daughter-in-law, Jane Lee; granddaughters, Jessica (Jesse) Niemand and their daughter, Addy, Jennifer (Chris) Swanson and their daughter, Brielle; and sisters, Sally (Silvina) Welte and Yvonne Kjeldahl. She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis and son, Donald.