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Edna Kufus

March 7, 1919-Sept. 5, 2008

Detroit Lakes native Edna Kufus, 89, of St. Paul, died Friday, September 5, 2008 in St. Paul.

Edna Pearson was born on March 7, 1919 in Detroit Lakes, and maintained a summer residence at Fern Beach, on Lake Melissa, until the time of her death.

After graduating from college, Edna taught home economics in high school prior to starting a family, and thereafter excelled as a homemaker, wife and mother. She enjoyed travel and golf, and was an active member of the College Club-American Association of University Women. Edna was also a voracious reader and avid bridge player.

Edna will be dearly missed by family and friends, including her sons, Steven (Genie) Kufus, Roger (Donna) Kufus and John Kufus; five grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; a brother, Roger (Sybil) Pearson; and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding Edna in death were her husband, F. Wayne Kufus; infant son, Peter; and brother, John O. Pearson.

A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 19, at Hamline United Methodist Church, 1514 Englewood Ave., St. Paul.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred sent to the Becker County Humane Society, the Salvation Army or the American Association of University Women House Fund.