Edna Isebrands

Funeral services for Edna Isebrands are at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 6, at the United Methodist Church in Titonka with the Rev. Todd Hartsock officiating. Burial is in the Buffalo Township Cemetery. Visitation is from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday at the church.

Edna Isebrands was born March 7, 1926, in Buffalo Center, the daughter of Ed and Alice (Boeckholt) Abbas. Her family moved to the Titonka area where she finished her schooling and began working. At the age of 15, Edna went to San Francisco, Calif.,  for a year to work in a doll factory during World War II. She then returned to the Titonka area.

On Aug. 28, 1947, Edna was united in marriage to Clarence Isebrands at the Presbyterian parsonage in Woden. After their marriage they lived near Titonka. Edna later worked at Beed Hardware for 24 years.

Edna enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, and entertaining them all at the holidays. She also enjoyed baking, sewing and quilting. Over the years she made many quilts for different church events. She was an active member of the Methodist Church, serving as membership chair and on the Worship Committee.

Edna died Saturday, March 30, 2019, at the Good Shepherd Health Center in Mason City. She was 93.

She is survived by her children: Diana (John) Bullock of Marion; Judy (Gary) Hackney of Cedar Rapids; David (Suzanne McGinnis) Isebrands of Wagner, S.D.; and Lois (Warren) Shuros of Rochester, Minn.. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Tonia, Jennifer, Thad, Jeremiah, Erin, Kristin, Cody and Misty; great-grandchildren, Avery, Katie, Simon, Vivian, Thomas and Lillian; sisters, Esther Dickmeyer of Britt and Fannie Braund of Bedford, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence; grandchildren, Matthew and Kesley Shuros; son-in-law, Terry Smith; and siblings, Walter Abbas, Florence Govern, Tressie Stadtlander, Teus Abbas, Anna Marie Leeper and William Abbas.

Arrangements are being handled by Oakcrest Funeral Services of Algona. Condolences may be left at www.oakcrestfuneralservices.com.

Kossuth County Advance

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Algona, IA 50511  

Phone: (515) 295-3535

Fax: (515) 295-7217






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