Edna E. (Anderson) Ranum, age 85 of Westfield, passed away on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at St. Clare Hospital in Baraboo. She was born on December 15, 1932 to August and Emma (Wegend) Schiller in rural Merrill, WI. Edna attended Barnes Creek country school and graduated from Merrill High School in 1950. Upon graduating, Edna was employed by Ward Paper Co. until 1952 and then she worked in Madison in the health care field until her retirement. She was a current member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Westfield.
Edna married Rodney H. Anderson in May of 1956, he preceded her in death in 1986. She remarried in April of 1989 to Robert L. Ranum, moving to Westfield in 1991. Robert preceded her in death in November of 2005.
Survivors include her son, Corey Anderson, Westfield; two sisters, Marge Teske, Merrill and Loretta Coyle, Neenah; sister in law, Margaret Ranum, Waunakee; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Edna was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Arnold Schiller; three sisters, Frieda Voelz, Clara Schenk and Gertrude LoVerde, also two siblings who died in infancy.
A funeral service for Edna will be held on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Westfield with Rev. Gary H. Schultz and Rev. Rodney Armon officiating. A visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the hour of service. Burial will be in Westfield East Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established in Edna’s name.
The family would like to thank Wisconsin Dells Health Services and Agrace Hospice for their excellent care of Edna.
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