Mardith Dona Edin, age 86, of Brainerd, passed away on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at her home. Mardith was born on September 2, 1931 in Brainerd to Leo & Vera (Dewald) Knerr. She graduated in 1949 from Brainerd High School. Mardith attended St. Cloud State University and received her teaching degree. She was a teacher for the Brainerd School district. Mardith enjoyed knitting, square dancing, traveling and most of all spending time with her grandchildren. On August 12, 1952 Mardith married the love of her life, Elmer Edin, together they have two sons, David and Daniel.
Left to cherish her memory are her sons, David (Joan) of St. Paul and Daniel (Laurel) of Cedar Rapids, IA; grandchildren, Jayme Edin, Erik Edin, Nichole (Ryan) Dailey, Zachary Edin and Kelsey Edin; great grandchildren, Leighton Edin, Lachlan Edin and Lincoln Edin.
A funeral service remembering Mardith’s life will be held on Wednesday, June 6 2018 at 11:00AM at Trinity Lutheran Church in Brainerd, MN. Visitation will be on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 from 4-7PM at Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home-BRAINERD CHAPEL, and one hour prior to the service, Wednesday, at the church.
Burial will be at Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Brainerd, MN.
Memorials are preferred to the Trinity Lutheran Church Building fund.
Caring for Mardith & the Edin Family:
Halvorson Johnson Funeral Home
Brainerd Chapel 218-829-3581