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Obituaries

Obituaries

Edna M. Wilmes 1925 - 2006 Lawrence

Services for Edna M. Wilmes, 80, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Marshall, Minn. Burial will follow in Marshall Cemetery.Ms. Wilmes died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2006, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born May 31, 1925, in Island Lake Township, Minn., the daughter of Claus Christopher and Hertha Stelter Richters.Ms. Wilmes was a farmer and homemaker. She was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Island Lake Township.Survivors include a son, Duane Wilmes, Lawrence; a twin brother, Edward "Bud" Richters, Russell, Minn.; a sister, Alice Raine, Marshall; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.A son, Dennis Wilmes, died in 1982.The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Sunday at Hamilton-Birk Funeral Home in Marshall.The family suggests memorials to Mount Olive Lutheran School in Overland Park or a charity of the donor's choice, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, which is in charge of Lawrence arrangements.E-mail condolences may be sent to info@warrenmcelwain.com, subject: Wilmes.