Edna H Malone
06/29/1912 - 07/28/2005
Edna H. Malone, 93, of Kewanee, Illinois died at 4:05 P.M. Thursday, July 28, 2005 at Proctor Hospital in Peoria.
She was born June 29, 1912 in rural Neponset, Illinois the daughter of Louis E. and Emma A. (Binno) Kaiser. She attended Bowen School.
She married Conrad Beutel April 16, 1933 in Kewanee. They were divorced. She later married Clarence P. Malone January 4, 1941 in Davenport, Ia. He died August 13, 1977.
Her parents, an infant son Gordon Beutel, one sister Myrtle Brotherson and two brothers Harry and Alvin Kaiser also preceded her in death.
Surviving is one daughter Carol (and Michael) Durnil of Kewanee. Also surviving are two grandsons Michael Durnil II of Kewanee and Timothy (and Robin) Wells of Ft. Hood, Tx., one great granddaughter Megan Wells and one sister Frances Hafner of Peoria, Il.
She was a life long and had been the oldest living member of the Church of Peace, rural Kewanee. She was also a member of the church’s Lydia Circle and Women’s Guild. She had been a member of the Kewanee Sr. Citizens Center and the Flemish American Club. She enjoyed music, gardening, spending time with her family and playing cards with her friends at Washington Apts. She had been employed as a floral designer at Hillside Florist in Kewanee and was a private sitter.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, August 2, 2005 at the Church of Peace, rural Kewanee. Rev. Betty Hornback will officiate. Burial will be in the Church’s Garden of Peace. Visitation will be from 5-7 P.M. Monday at Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home, Kewanee and also one half hour prior to the services on Tuesday at the Church. A memorial has been established and contributions may be left at the funeral home.
The photo is from 2003.