Edna Bronner, 81
Tue, 07/10/2018 - 9:51am admin
Dec. 18, 1936 —
July 1, 2018
Cresco - Edna L. Bronner, age 81 of Cresco, Iowa died Sunday, July 1, 2018 at Mayo Health Systems—Albert Lea.
Funeral services for Edna were held July 6, 2018 at Notre Dame Catholic Church in Cresco. Father Dennis Cain officiated. Interment was in St. Theodore Catholic Cemetery at Albert Lea, Minn.
Edna was born on Dec. 18, 1936 in Ft. Atkinson, Iowa, the daughter of Edward and Vera (Kuhn) Blong. She was a graduate of Notre Dame High School in Cresco.
On Sept. 4, 1956 she was united in marriage to Charles M. Bronner at St. Joseph’s Church in Cresco.
Edna lived most of her life in Cresco and the past seven years in Albert Lea. She was an active member of the Notre Dame Church with the Altar Guild and church women. She had been employed for many years as bakery manager for several bakeries, and she had many happy memories from her last job at Hoines Drug in Cresco.
She enjoyed her cat, Gracie, snowmobiling, quilting, ceramics, playing Rummikub and Bingo and collecting cardinals. One of her joys in life was spending time with her grandchildren.
Edna is survived by her children, Alan Bronner of Cresco, Suzanne (Larry) Kach of Albert Lea and Laurie (Wayne) Musselman of Wanamingo, Minn.; grandchildren, Jason (Amy) Kach, Jeff (Deanna) Lepa, Nicholas (Keely) Lepa and Sydney Klimesh; great-grandchildren, Spencer and Parker Lepa; sisters, Angela Praska of Cresco, Doris Bardan of Aurora, Colo., Beatrice (Darwin) Clupper of Urbandale, Iowa, Colette (David) Lind of Rochester, Minn. and Marilyn (Al) Mrachek of Lakeside, Mont.; and brother, Cletus (Nancy) Blong of Pleasanton, Calif.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles; her parents; brother, Gerald Blong; grandsons, Scott Kach, Eric Bronner and Benjamin Lepa; nephew, Jeff Lind; and numerous brothers and sisters-in-law.