Obits – Edna S. Matthias

Edna S. Matthias

Edna S. Matthias

Edna S. Matthias, age 93, of Waconia, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 at the Good Samaritan Center in Waconia.
Funeral Service held Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 at 1 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Waconia with Rev. Robert Alsleben officiating. Visitation one hour prior to the service at church; interment Trinity Lutheran Cemetery.
Edna was born on Jan. 19, 1919 in Algona, Iowa the daughter of Arthur and Elsie (Harder) Matthias. Edna was baptized on Feb. 9, 1919 and confirmed on May 15, 1932.
Edna loved to do craft work, especially knitting and she was an incredible seamstress making most of her own clothing. Faith being a very important part of her life, Edna belonged to a bible study group and ladies aid at Trinity Lutheran Church.
Edna volunteered at Ridgeview Medical Center and at the Bethesda Thrift Shop. Edna was a stenographer for three presidents, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan.
Edna was preceded in death by her parents Arthur and Elsie Matthias; brothers Marvin and Elmer Matthias; sister Doris Matthias.
Edna is survived by her loving family: brothers Arnold Matthias, Alan (Linda) Matthias; Nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia; www.johnsonfh.com.

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