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Edna Williams - March 20, 2013


Edna Anna Williams, 92 years of age from Minden, died Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at KCHS in Minden.
Edna was born Dec. 25, 1920, in Hildreth to Eilert and Elizabeth (Sanders) Dorn.
She grew up in the Hildreth area and attended school there.
On May 14, 1940, she married Orville Williams. They lived in Springfield, Ore., Lassalle, Colo., and then made their home on a farm south of Kearney.
She enjoyed gardening, fishing, and being around their family. Edna had worked for several years at Kearney State College until her retirement.
Orville died in 2001. Edna moved to the Assisted Living at Bethany Home in Minden in 2005.
She was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Kearney.
Survivors include a daughter, Sharon Henshaw and husband, Wayne of Arvada, Colo.; son, Larry Williams and wife, Mary of Funk; grandchildren, Mark Sivits and wife, Sandy, Ken Sivits, Brooke Williams and Phil Williams and wife, Erin; great- grandchildren, Stevie, Nick and Marki Sivits and Solomon and Wesley Williams; brother-in-law, Ernest Williams and wife, Inas of Las Vegas, Nev.; and sister-in-law, Jenene Dorn of Minden.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Orville; brothers, Norvin Dorn and Alvin Dorn and sister, Ethel Larsen.
Funeral services will be Thursday, March 28 at 11 a.m. at the First Lutheran Church in Kearney with the Rev. Eric Lesher officiating.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral service at the church.
Burial will be in the Kearney Cemetery.
Layton-Craig Funeral Home in Minden is in charge of arrangements.