Obit: Woodbeck, Edna P. (1911 - 2003)

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----Source: MARSHFIELD NEWS HERALD (Marshfield, Wis.) 04/15/2003

Woodbeck, Edna P. (2 JUN 1911 - 10 APR 2003)

Edna P. Woodbeck, 91, formerly of Owen, Clark County, Wis. and Colby, Wisconsin, died Thursday, April 10, 2003, in Anaheim, Calif., where she had lived for the past three years.

Services will be at noon Thursday, April 17, 2003, at First United Church of Christ in Colby, with the Rev. Kenneth A. Dix officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Withee.

She was born Edna Pape in Mondovi, Wis., on June 2, 1911. Following graduation from high school, Edna attended Eau Claire Normal School and received her teaching certificate. Edna taught school in Ladysmith where she met Orland "Woody" Woodbeck. The two were married Dec. 26, 1942, in Camp Claiborne, La. Following World War II, Edna and Woody lived in Owen where she taught in the Owen-Withee School District. After ending her teaching career, Edna worked in the Owen-Withee High School office until her retirement in February 1972.

The couple enjoyed traveling, camping and spending the winter months in McAllen, Texas, for nearly 25 years. Edna will be missed by her family and many friends from Owen, Withee, Colby and surrounding areas, and friends found through their many travels and membership in the Wally Byun Airstream Trailer Club.

She is survived by her sons, Roland (Audrey) Woodbeck of Anaheim Hills, Calif., and Terry (Kristin) Woodbeck of Tulsa, Okla.; four grandchildren, Dan (Beth) Woodman and family of Bellevue, Wash., Tricia (Jeff) Moberg and family of Amery, David Woodbeck of Madison, Amy (Tim) Martin of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; and three great-grandchildren. She is further survived by a brother, Gordon (Lorraine) Pape of Minneapolis; and a sister, Linda Prior of Anaheim, Calif.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Orland "Woody" Woodbeck, on Aug. 23, 1994.

Maurina Funeral Home of Abbotsford assisted the family with arrangements.



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