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Edna Flatland

WHEELER — Edna M. Flatland, 99, of Wheeler died Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, at her home surrounded by her family.

Edna was born Feb. 14, 1919, to Myron and Sophie (Mattison) Brewer. She was raised in the town of Wilson and attended Plainview School. Edna was baptized and confirmed at Our Saviors Church in the town of Sand Creek.

She married Gordon Flatland May 2, 1936. They farmed in the town of Otter Creek most of their married life. Edna also worked as a nurse’s aide at the Colfax Nursing Home for nearly 20 years, which she really enjoyed.

Edna loved to care and watch over her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Edna leaves to mourn her death, one son, Dale (Bev) Flatland of Colfax; two daughters, Colleen (Louie) Styer of Menomonie and Patricia (Ronald) Engebretson of Bloomer; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great-granddaughters; and several stepgrandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon in 1983; parents; sister, Violet; brother, Vernon (Minnie); and daughter-in-law, Carol.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to New Hope Lutheran Church.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 26, at New Hope Lutheran Church, E9085 County Road V, New Auburn, with Pastor Michael Sparby officiating. Visitation was from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at Sampson Funeral Home, 1017 E. Railroad Ave., in Colfax. Burial was in Our Saviors Lutheran Cemetery in the town of Sand Creek.

To express condolences online, please visit obituaries at www.sampsonfuneralhome.com.

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