Edith McEntee, Fort Dodge, IowaEdith Mae McEntee, 92, Fort Dodge, Iowa, formerly of Mitchell, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010, at Marian Home, Fort Dodge.
Edith Mae McEntee, 92, Fort Dodge, Iowa, formerly of Mitchell, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010, at Marian Home, Fort Dodge.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Fort Dodge. Burial will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Calvary Cemetery, Mitchell. Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Will Funeral Chapel, Mitchell.
She was born on Nov. 7, 1917, in Sioux City, Iowa, to Samuel and Alice (Heisler) Brown.
She began her education in Morningside and then moved with her family to Mitchell, where she attended Notre Dame Academy and graduated from high school in 1935.
She then attended Notre Dame Junior College for two years.
On July 25, 1939, she married Francis McEntee at Holy Family Catholic Church.
They lived on a farm near Mitchell and she did bookkeeping for her husband’s business.
In 1995, they moved to Fort Dodge.
She was a member of Holy Trinity Parish, Altar Society, prayer group at Holy Family Church, Never Idle Club for more than 30 years and was a member of Research Club, all in Mitchell.
She is survived by her children: Francis, Canton; Kenneth, Wagner; Michael, Sioux Falls; John, Fremont, Calif; Jean Nagle, Tulsa, Okla.; Mary Breler and Kathy Hansen, both of Omaha, Neb.; Elizabeth Woods, Grandby, Colo.; and Valerie Warren, Gladbrook, Iowa; 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, a son, Mark; her parents, three sisters and a brother.
Memorials are left to the discretion of the family.
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