Wednesday, December 11th, 2013
Edna Black, 69, New Bremen, died Dec. 9, 2013, at Joint Township District Hospital, St. Marys, following a short battle with cancer.
She was born Jan. 27, 1944, in Pound, Va., to Virgil and Flora Tester Sturgill. On Aug. 23, 1964, she married Norman L. Black, who died July 24, 1997.
Surviving are three children, Lisa (Steve) Borger, Westerville, Michael (Trena) Black, New Knoxville, and Michele (Travis) Laughman, New Bremen; four cherished grandchildren, Ashley Borger, Melissa Borger and Alex Borger, all of Westerville, and Adrienne Laughman, New Bremen; one brother, Frank (Kathy) Sturgill, South Carolina, and three sisters, Marie Justice, Kentucky, Sharon Endicott, Virginia, and Vada Sturgill, Dayton.
Also deceased are three sisters.
She worked at Crown for many years and spent much of her life as a caregiver for others. She loved riding her bike and working in her yard, and will be remembered as a strong and loving mother, grandmother and friend.
A memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen, the Rev. Becky Erb Strang officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date in Willow Grove Cemetery, New Bremen.
Calling is 2-4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to Grand Lake Hospice or to a local hospice organization.
Condolences may be left at www.gilberghartwigfh.com.
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