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Edna A. Tomlinson

September 20, 1918 - June 9, 2007

Edna A. Tomlinson

SPRINGFIELD – Edna A. Tomlinson, 88, of Springfield, died Saturday, June 9, 2007 at Memorial Medical Center.

She was born September 20, 1918 in Quincy, IL, the daughter of Rudy and Ann Meyer. She married Walter “Pete” Tomlinson in Milwaukee, WI on September 2, 1944; he preceded her in death on June 9, 1982. Her parents; one brother, Harold Meyer; and one sister, Bernice Wallock, also preceded her in death.

Mrs. Tomlinson worked for Springfield School District 186, retiring as an administrator. She was a member of Woodside United Methodist Church, where she belonged to several groups. She enjoyed sewing, crafts and walking.

Survivors: two daughters, Suzanne M. (husband, Steven) Hackley of Columbia, MO and Patricia A. (husband, Merle) Butler of Red Bud; two grandchildren, Michael D. (wife, Molly) Butler and Michelle A. (husband, Stephen) Ott; two great-grandchildren, Joshua W. Butler and Skylar A. Butler; two sisters, Irene Friske and Marge Kraeblen, both of Milwaukee, WI; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or Woodside United Methodist Church.

Visitation will be held 9:00-11:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 12, 2007. Services: 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 12, 2007, Reverend Jim Poole officiating. Burial: Oak Ridge Cemetery. Staab Funeral Home of Service.

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