Star-Times - 11 May 2005
Edna M. Edgerton, 84, New Lisbon, died Sunday, May 8, 2005, at Moundview Memorial Hospital in Friendship. She was born Feb. 14, 1921, in New Lisbon, the daughter of William and Victoria (Sanderson) DeLap.
On Dec. 20, 1939, Edna married Lynn E. Edgerton in Tinley, Ill. She spent most of her life in the New Lisbon area, living for a while in Illinois and then returning to New Lisbon. She has spent the last even years in Necedah. Edna loved to play bingo and work jigsaw puzzles; they called her the "Queen" of puzzles.
Survivors include sone, Lynn W. (Phyllis) Egerton of Mauston; daughters, Tina (Denis) Nowicki of Necedah, and Linda Edgerton of Las Vegas, Nev.; brother, Harold (Geraldine) DeLap of Black River Falls; seven grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lynn in 1975; sisters, Elizabeth Fredrickson and Nancy Sweeney; brother; Edwin DeLap; and grandson, Collin W. Nowicki in 2000.
A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 14 2005, at Hare Funeral Home in New Lisbon, with Reverend Kathleen Jury presiding. A private family interment of her cremains will be at a later date. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of services.