Dorothy Marie (Lohrentz) Ediger

Female 1921 - 2007  (86 years)


Ediger, Dorothy M

The Newton Kansan

Dorothy M. Ediger

HALSTEAD - Dorothy M. Ediger, 86, of Halstead, died Friday (Aug. 24, 2007) at Halstead Health and Rehabilitation. She had been a resident of Halstead since 1976 and also had resided in Moundridge. She was born Feb. 7, 1921, in Newton to Henry and Margaret (Friesen) Lohrentz. Both are deceased. On May 19, 1939, she married Marvin H. Ediger in Inman. He died on May 10, 1996. She was a homemaker and clerk at Irene's Jewelry in Halstead.

She was a member of Order of the Eastern Star chapter 5 in Newton, past worthy matron; Hofnansau in Inman; First United Methodist Church in Halstead; Mary Circle, UMW; Halstead Hospital Auxiliary; and Buhler Camping Club. She also was a Red Cross Blood Mobile volunteer.

Survivors include sons, LaVerne of Halstead and Arthur D. of Burrton; daughter, Donna V. Nightingale of Halstead; sisters, Nora Jane Schmidt of Inman; sister-in-law, Rosa Mae Haugsness of Buhler; brother-in-law, Milford Ediger of Newton; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She also was preceded in death by a brother, Quinton Lohrentz; sister, Irma Alden, Ruth Froese and Luella Mueller; and daughter-in-law, Carol Ediger.

Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Kaufman Funeral Home in Halstead with family greeting friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

A graveside service will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Buhler Municipal Cemetery in Buhler. Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Halstead First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jennifer Whitt officiating.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Care of Kansas in care of Kaufman Funeral Home, 418 Chestnut, Halstead, KS 67056.

Owner/SourceHarvey County Genealogical Society
Date25 Aug 2007
Linked toDorothy Marie (Lohrentz) Ediger

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