Edna Drew, 90

Edna Drew

Edna Drew, 90, of Marshalltown, IA passed away Thursday, June 8, 2017, at Southridge Nursing and Rehab Center, in Marshalltown. Graveside services will be 4:00 p.m., Monday, June 12, 2017, at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens, in Marshalltown. Visitation will be 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sunday, June 11, 2017, at Anderson Funeral Homes, 405 W. Main St., Marshalltown. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com.

Edna was born August 12, 1926, to Thomas and Bess (Strahorn) Wilson, in Hardin County, IA. In her early years she attended Robinson school and graduated from Iowa Falls High School, in 1944. Edna received her nursing degree from Mercy School of Nursing, in 1947. She was united in marriage to Richard W. Drew on October 20, 1946, in Madison County, WI. She resided in the Marshall County area her entire adult life. She served in the Cadet Nursing during WWII. Edna was employed as a nurse with Mercy Hospital, in Marshalltown. She served as a girl scout leader for 9 years. Edna enjoyed flowers and arranging them.

Edna will be missed by two daughters; Lorine (Roy) Davis, Elizabeth (Bill) Schmidt, a son Richard (Marvis) Drew; eight grandchildren: Kenny (Karen) Davis, Brian (Sherri) Davis, Julie (Tim Elliot) Saunders, Eric (Kelci Fiest) Davis, Jennifer (Scott) Kilborn, Robert (Kimberly) Drew, Amy (Jeff) Drummer, David (Rachel) Schmidt; 18 great grandchildren: Jarrett, Vanessa, Silva, Willow, Taylor, Maci, Addy, Alison, Mackennon, Kennedy, Kenzi, Skylar, Alyzah, Quinten, Seth, Brandon, Brock and Haley.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard; a great grandson, Brant; one sister, Erma; three brothers; Cecil, Glen, and Clint.