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Obituaries Mary Imelda Lynch

Mary Imelda Lynch, 67, Burbank, died Friday, Oct. 29, 1999 at the Marian Health Center, Sioux City, IA.

Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Agnes Catholic Church, Vermillion, with Rev. Don Imming and Msgr. Richard P. Mahold officiating. Burial was in the Calvary Cemetery, Vermillion. Iverson-Siecke Funeral Home, Vermillion, was in charge of arrangements.

Imelda was born May 27, 1932, in Ballylongford, County Kerry, Ireland, the daughter of John and Hannah (Leen) O'Brien. She came to the United States at the age of 15, in April of 1948, from Ireland. She graduated from Mount Marty High School in 1951. She lived in the Vermillion area for 47 years.

She married Robert T. Lynch on Jan. 24, 1952 in Vermillion. She was a homemaker and owner of the former Kerry House Cafe, Junction City, from 1979 to 1982.

Survivors include her husband; two daughters: Carleen Lynch of Chapel Hill, NC, and Ann Lynch of Greensboro, NC; a son: Kevin J. Lynch of Burbank; a son-in-law: Thomas W. Oliphant of Greensboro, NC; and two brothers: Michael O'Brien of Castro Valley, CA, and William O'Brien of Chicago, IL.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Glenda T. Lynch; her parents; and an uncle, the Rev. Jeremiah "Jerry" Leen.

Glen Edwards

Glen F. Edwards, 73, of Worthington, MN, died Saturday, Oct. 30, 1999 at his home. He was born Dec. 30, 1925 in Westfield, IA to his parents, Glen S. and Luella (Hoffman) Edwards. He attended school in South Dakota.

He served his nation during World War II in the United States Army. After his honorable discharge he returned to Sioux City, IA. Glen was united in marriage to Frances (Eileen) Orth on Oct. 11, 1946, in Luverne, MN. They made their home in Sioux City, IA where he was employed at Armour and Company.

Glen and his family moved to Worthington in 1964 transferring with Armour and Company. He retired after 35 years of service with Armour and Company in 1981.

Glen was a member of First Lutheran Church in Worthington and the American Legion. He was an officer in Local 1161. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and being with his family.

He is survived by his wife: Eileen Edwards, Worthington; a son: Robert and special friend Wanda Renken of Worthington; six daughters: Shirley (Robert) Ebel, Sierra Vista, AZ, Marcia Soloman, Scottsdale, AZ, Paula (Jim) Laffrenzen, Worthington, MN, Nancy (Steven) Chergosky, Edina, MN, Susan (Mike) Loosbrock, rural Fulda, MN, and Julie Edwards, Vermillion; 19 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; three brothers: Dwayne, Denver, CO, John, Sioux City, IA and Randy (Sue) Edwards, Jefferson; and six sisters: Lorraine (Ray) Frazee, Worthington, MN, Madonna (Norman) Semple, Sioux City, IA, Patricia (Roland) Beintema, Fort Worth, TX, Joyce (Donald) McPeek, Sioux City, IA, Diana (Larry) Miller, Port Washington, WI and Rosella (Gary) Mannion, Alta Loma, CA.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation was Monday from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Lynch-Dingmann Funeral Home in Worthington and Tuesday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church in Worthington.

The service was Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church in Worthington with Rev. Robert S. Knutson and Rev. Diane F. Koschmeder officiating. Burial was on Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Logan Cemetery in Sioux City, IA with full military honors.

Marie Anderson

Marie Anderson, 82, formerly of Irene, died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 1999 at the Yankton Care Center in Yankton.

Marie Brunsvig was born Aug. 18, 1917 in rural Irene, to Louis and Johanna (Snoen) Brunsvig.

She grew up in the Irene area and attended Sletten School in rural Irene.

She married Burnette (Bud) Andersen on July 16, 1949 at Irene. They farmed in the Irene and Viborg area for many years. Upon retiring, they moved to Irene.

Marie resided at Sunset Manor in Irene from March until November 1997. She then moved to Pine Lane Assisted Living in Yankton and resided there until September of 1998, when she moved to the Yankton Care Center.

Survivors include a nephew: Larry Brunsvig of Madison; three nieces: Barbara Schlote of Wausa, NE, Linda Brunsvig of Yankton and Carolyn Kroeller of Lincoln, NE; two sisters-in-law: Ruth L. Brunsvig of Yankton and Annie Andersen of Irene; and several great-nephews and great-nieces.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two sisters: Oline Brunsvig and Jeanette Brunsvig and three brothers: Ole, Gustave, and Leroy.

Funeral services were 10:30 a.m. Friday at Calvary Lutheran Church in Irene, with burial in Hillcrest Cemetery at Irene.

Visitation was from 4 to 8 p.m. with the family present from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Hansen Funeral Home in Irene.

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