|Birth: ||Feb. 20, 1920|
|Death: ||Sep. 9, 2011|
Edna "Eddy Jo" Comfort, 91, Indianola, Iowa, formerly of Blencoe, Iowa,
passed away Friday, September 9, 2011 at West View Care Center at Indianola.
Memorial services will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at
Blencoe United Church of Christ with Pastor Linda Boggs, officiating.
Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery at Blencoe. Visitation will be 5:00
- 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at Rush Family Care Service at Onawa.
Edna was born February 20, 1920 at Dunlap, Iowa, the sixth of eleven
children, to Einar Alexander and Annette (Foss) Haugen. She graduated
from Dunlap High School and then received a Registered Nursing Degree at
Des Moines Nursing School.
Edna and Donald "Tim" Comfort were united in marriage December 10, 1944
at Blencoe, Iowa. The couple farmed and raised their children in rural
Blencoe. Tim passed away September 12, 2003 at Dubois, WY.
Eddy Jo was a member of Blencoe United Church of Christ. She enjoyed
cooking, reading, quilting and growing hybrid irises. Her children and
grandchildren were her passion.
Survivors include her children, Tom (Keri) Comfort of Indianola, IA, Jim
(Linda) Comfort of Omaha, NE and Janet (John Henry) Lee of Dubois, WY; a
son-in-law, Dennis (Gini) Michel of Story City, IA; ten grandchildren,
Todd (Holly) Michel, Tim (Kris) Michel, Amy (Rick) Sweet, Christa (Wade)
Marchant, Seth (Heather) Comfort, Sam Comfort, Elizabeth Comfort, Robert
Comfort, John Hamilton Lee and Jaimie Lee; seven great grandchildren,
Logan, Karly and Noel Michel, Brady and Abby Sweet and Morgan and Piper
Marchant and a sister, Helen Swenson.
In addition to her husband Donald "Tim" Comfort, she was preceded in
death by a daughter, Cathy Michel and her parents.
Obituary are from the Rush Family Care Service
Donald William Comfort (1921 - 2003)*
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Record added: Sep 10, 2011
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