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West Freeborn Lutheran Church
Tuesday November 13th, 2018
12:30pm - 1:30pm

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Edna Ann Mostrom

Memorial services for Edna A. Mostrom, age 82, of Albert Lea, will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home.  Rev. Dwight Netzer will officiate.  Friends may greet the family one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Tuesday. Online condolences are welcome at www.bayviewfuneral.com.


Edna died Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at her home.


Edna Ann Mostrom was born on October 22, 1936 in Manly, Iowa, the daughter of Leonard P. and Evelyn L. (Moretz) Dietrich.  She grew up on the family farm in Manly and graduated from Manly/Hanlontown High School.  Edna was united in marriage to Marlyn M. Mostrom on September 5, 1954 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Manly.  Edna worked at the Kahler Hotel, the Anderson Hallmark Store, and Kwik Trip.  She was a member of First Presbyterian Church.  Edna enjoyed gardening, decorating, reading, watching the Minnesota Twins, and crossword puzzles.  She loved spending time with family and having coffee, dinner outings, and doing jigsaw puzzles with her special condo neighbors.  She enjoyed traveling, especially spending winters in Arizona.


Edna is survived by her children, Michael (Jo) Mostrom of Ames, IA, Kathleen Lehman of Albert Lea, M. Scott (Robyn) Mostrom of Walled Lake, MI, Jeffrey (Tammy) Mostrom of Appleton, WI, and Sarah (Gordon) Vietze of Albert Lea; grandchildren, Aaron Mostrom, Levi Mostrom, Chris (Sarah) Lehman, Shannon (Matt) Gordon, Evelyn Mostrom, Emil Mostrom, Matthew (Amy) Vietze, and Jacob (Katie) Vietze; great-grandchildren, Kylee and Avery Lehman, Ian and Walker Vietze, and Cameron Vietze; sisters, Lila (Charles) Frahm, Helen (Alan) Halsne, Alyce (Richard) Hugeback, Janet Timberman, Donna (Jim) Gerdes; brother, Leo (Karen) Dietrich; sister-in-law, Ardis Ellwood; uncle, Glen Dietrich; many nieces, nephews, and cousins; and special friend, Ron Woodside.


Edna was preceded in death by her husband, parents, grandparents, and in-laws; brothers, David, Lynn, and Robert; brothers-in-law, Ted Timberman and Stanley Ellwood; niece, Julie Winberg; and granddaughter, Leah Mostrom.


Blessed be her memory.

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Treasured memories of a much loved and kind grandmother and great grandmother never to be forgotten. Love, Jacob, Katie and Cameron

Expression of Sympathy Nov 12 2018 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Mostrom family for the loss of their Mom and Grandmother. Both she and Marlyn were terrific people. Edna was a great big sister and I will treasure so many memories of growing up with such a fine example.
Our love and prayers,
Jim and Donna Gerdes

Donna Gerdes Nov 12 2018 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy, thoughts and prayers to the Mostrom family on the loss of your mom. Edna was a wonderful person, always enjoyed visiting with her from way back at the Kahler and then at Hallmark & Kwik Trip . She will be missed.

Jolene Dillemuth

Jolene Dillemuth Nov 12 2018 12:00 AM

Thoughts are with you. So many great conversations with Edna over the years. A great lady.

Tom Jones Nov 12 2018 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear about Edna. Lots of great memories with the whole Mostrom family. In our thoughts and prayers. Edna always had a smile even if the gang was getting out of control:)

Scott Duhrkopf Nov 11 2018 12:00 AM

A BALANCE EASEL SPRAY was sent on November 11, 2018

Condolences to my sister's family. We share your sorrow. Lila, Charles, and our family.

Expression of Sympathy Nov 11 2018 12:00 AM

PRAYERS to the Mostrom family. Edna was a good hockey Mom.

Mark C Carlson
Mesa, AZ.

Mark C. Carlson Nov 10 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Edna Mostrom

DONNA HANSEN Nov 9 2018 12:00 AM

Prayers are with all of you. Always had fun visiting with her at Hallmark and Kwik Trip. A lovely lady with a great smile!

Mary Carstens Nov 9 2018 12:00 AM

A THE COLOR OF MEMORIES TABLE ARRANGEMENT was ordered on November 9, 2018

Expression of Sympathy Nov 9 2018 12:00 AM