|Birth: ||Jan. 17, 1916|
|Death: ||Jun. 21, 1998|
Edna M. Francisco, 82
Edna M. Francisco, 82, of Blair died June 21, 1998, at her home in Blair.
Services will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at First Lutheran Church in Blair. Burial will be in the Blair Cemetery with the V.F.W. Post in charge.
Edna Marie Jensen was born Jan. 17, 1916, at Blair to Carol O. and Caroline (Christensen) Jensen. She was baptized and confirmed at First Lutheran Church. She graduated from Blair High School and Immanuel School of Nursing.
In 1941, she enlisted in the Army Nurse Corps. She served in England, France, Belgium and Germany. She received three bronze stars. She was discharged from the army with the rank of captain in 1951 after 10 years of service.
In 1948, she married H. G. "Duke" Francisco at Battle Creek, Mich. Duke suffered a disabling stroke in 1953 and she worked and took care of him until his death in April of 1981.
She then moved back to Blair where she lived until her death.
She is survived by her step-son and his wife, two step-grandsons, one niece, one nephew, seven great-nieces and nephews; 16 great-great nieces and nephews and one great-great-great nephew.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Duke; her father in 1919 and her mother in 1968; and her sister and brother-in-law, Ida and Ted Olson.
This obituary was added online on 8/18/2011 to newashcogs.org.
Carl O. Jensen (1869 - 1919)
Caroline Marie Christensen Jensen (1879 - 1968)
Henry G. Francisco (1909 - 1981)
Plot: Block: 115 Lot: 12 Grave: 3
Created by: D W
Record added: Jul 29, 2013
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