Edna E. (Schmidt) Foerster

Birth: March 31st, 1918
Death: January 27th, 2013
Age: 94 years
Residence:Frankenlust Twp.

Daughter  of the late Edward and Amelia (Beiser) Schmidt died at age 94 at the

Cartwright Care Center in Saginaw Township. She was baptized, schooled and

confirmed at Trinity Monitor Lutheran Church where she was a member until

she married Roland Foerster in 1941 and became a member of St. John (Amelith)

Lutheran Church, Roland predeceased her in 1975. At. St. John Edna was a member

of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) and a former member of

the senior choir. Her children are Alan (Sandra) Foerster and Maxine (Thomas)

Jankens. She dearly loved her seven grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren,

and one great-great grandchild. Her sister Arlene Zoellner survives her as do sisters

in-law and brothers in-law; Irene (Foerster) and Elmer Taglauer, Marion (Foerster)

and Donald Roedel and Gertrude Foerster. Brothers in-law Clarence Zoellner and

Clarence Foerster have predeceased her. Throughout her life she enjoyed baking

cookies and being out of doors tending to her roses.


Funeral and committal services will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday January 31, 2013

at St. John (Amelith) Lutheran Church (Amelith & Mackinaw Rds.). Rev. Stephen P.

Starke will officiate. Private burial will take place in the church cemetery. Edna’s

family will receive friends at the Auburn Chapel of the Cunningham-Taylor Funeral

Homes, Inc. on Wednesday from 4:00 – 8 :00 p.m. On Thursday morning Edna

will lie in state at the church from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. In lieu of flowers,

envelopes for St. John Lutheran Church and School (Amelith) will be available at the

funeral home.

Please contact the Funeral Services Provider if you wish to report any errors in this notification, or if you would like any additional information.


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