Wednesday, August 23rd, 2006
Edna Von Gunten
Edna V. Von Gunten, 87, of St. Marys, died at 7 a.m. Aug. 21, 2006, at her daughter's home in St. Marys.
She was born June 29, 1919, in Wayne County, to Joseph and Martha Yoder Berkey. On April 30, 1939, she married Fred Von Gunten, who died in 2003.
Survivors are two daughters, Connie (Robert) Gilliom, Paoli, Ind., and Sally Eaton, St. Marys; a sister, Margaret Berkey, Wooster; eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are seven brothers, Frank, Marion, Lewis, Wilbur, Roger, Joseph and Benjamin; two sisters, Mabel and Edith; and a son-in-law, John Eaton.
She was a former employee of Schindler Electric, Sprunger & Lehman Clothing Store, Mennonite Book Concern and Giffords IGA, all of the Berne, Ind., area. She was a member of First Mennonite Church, Berne.
Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at the church, the Revs. Ray Keim and Harold Nussbaum officiating. Burial is at MRE Cemetery, Berne.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Friday at Yager Kirchofer Funeral Home, Berne, Ind. and after 1 p.m. Saturday at the church.
Contributions can be made to the church or Family Hospice of Northeast Indiana.