EDNA A. OLMSTEAD
BATAVIA - Edna A. Olmstead, 88, passed away January 10, 2017, at her home. She was born December 2, 1928, in Pekin, IL the daughter of Paul and Madge VanderWater. Edna met the love of her life Wesley Olmstead roller-skating in Chicago and soon after united in marriage. She was employed as a data processor at Scripture Press in Wheaton of many years. Edna contributed her time and talents as a member of the Ladies Auxiliary Post 1197 in Batavia, where she served as Past President. She is survived by her two daughters, Leona L. Schmidt and Marilyn M. Challand; six grandchildren, Chris and Tracy Cooper, Ashley and Wesley Schmidt, James Olmstead and Cassandra Dunsmoor; five great-grandchildren; three nieces and a nephew. She is preceded in death by her husband Wesley and a son Paul Brian Olmstead. Visitation will be held 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Thursday, January 12, 2017, at Moss Family Funeral Home, 209 S. Batavia Ave. (Route 31), Batavia, IL. A funeral service will be held 10:00 A.M. Friday, January 13, 2017, at Moss Family Funeral Home. Interment will be held in River Hills Memorial Park in Batavia. Memorial Contributions may be directed to VFW National Home, 3573 S. Waverly Rd., Eaton Rapids, MI 48827, http://www.vfwnationalhome.org . For additional information, contact Moss Family Funeral Homes 630-879-7900, or www.mossfuneral.com .
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