Funeral Services For Edna Nelson
Edna (Schacht) Nelson, 91, of Orchard departed this life on Monday, April 13, 2015 at Alpine Village in Verdigre, NE. Visitation will be at Ashburn Funeral Home in Orchard on Thursday, April 16 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. Funeral services will be at 10:30 am Friday, April 17 at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Orchard, NE. with lunch to follow. Interment will be at the Orchard Hill Cemetery.
Edna was born December 4, 1923 at Orchard, NE to Herman and Rosa (Mosel) Schacht. She attended country school near Ewing and graduated from Ewing High School. She took Normal Training at Ewing High School and taught at age 16. She married Marvin Nelson on May 15, 1946, after his honorable discharge from the Army. They farmed for 9 years before moving to Orchard.
Edna enjoyed her family, friends, quilting, flowers, cooking and playing cards. She was a lifelong member of St. Peter Lutheran Church of Orchard, NE. She is survived by 4 daughters, Kristy (Dale) Von Seggern of Columbus, Nancy (Ken) Berney of Stanton, Gloria (Mick) Heiss of Page, and Deb Anderson of Norfolk, 11 grandchilden, 24 great grandchildren and sister-in-law Luella Stelling of Battle Creek and many nieces and nephews.
Edna was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin in 1994, 5 sisters and 6 brothers.
Ashburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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