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Helen Gertrude Enns Ediger
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Birth: Mar. 13, 1903
Alta Mills
Harvey County
Kansas, USA
Death: Apr. 26, 1986
Hutchinson
Reno County
Kansas, USA

Helen G. Ediger, 83, died April 26, 1986, at Hutchinson [Kansas] Hospital. She was born March 13, 1903, in Harvey County, to Cornelius C. Enns and
Helena (Toevs) Enns
, the second oldest of nine siblings. While living in Inman and working at the Inman Mutual Telephone Exchange, she met and later married Peter A. Ediger on Jan. 10, 1926 at Inman.

In the early years of their marriage, Pete and Helen resided in McPherson, but moved to Kingman, Kansas, in 1948 when her husband was transferred with his job as a gas pipeline walker. They also lived in Pratt, Kansas, for a time, and in 1951 moved to Hutchinson.

She was formerly a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (now known as Community of Christ) but in later years attended the First Missionary Church in Hutchinson.

Survivors at the time of her death were a son, Verne; a daughter, Leona; one brother, Walter; three sisters, Marie Enns, Hulda Penner, and Elma Dickson; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, infant son, Roland; son, LeRoy; and infant daughter, LaVonne.

The funeral service was held Tuesday, April 29 at Johnson & Sons Memorial Chapel, with pastor Robert Gates officiating. Burial followed at Hoffnungsau Cemetery, southeast of Inman.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Cornelius C Enns (1874 - 1943)
  Helena Toevs Enns (1877 - 1920)
 
 Spouse:
  Peter A Ediger (1905 - 1974)*
 
 Children:
  Roland Ediger (1926 - 1926)*
  Leona Mae Ediger Orr (1927 - 1988)*
  LeRoy Gene Ediger (1930 - 1978)*
  LaVonne Kay Ediger (1943 - 1943)*
 
 Siblings:
  Marie Martha Enns (1901 - 1988)*
  Helen Gertrude Enns Ediger (1903 - 1986)
  Anna Enns Boese (1905 - 1975)*
  John William Ens (1906 - 1970)*
  Hulda Enns Penner (1908 - 1994)*
  Walter Isaac Enns (1911 - 1998)*
  Ernest Anton Enns (1914 - 1979)*
  Edna Emma Enns Lockhart (1915 - 1975)*
  Elma Frieda Enns Dickson (1920 - 2008)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hoffnungsau Mennonite Church Cemetery
Inman
McPherson County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: LittleDutchman
Record added: Jun 28, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14765377
Helen Gertrude <i>Enns</i> Ediger
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Helen Gertrude <i>Enns</i> Ediger
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Helen Gertrude <i>Enns</i> Ediger
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Remembering Mom
- LittleDutchman
 Added: May. 25, 2015
In remembrance of my mother this Mother's Day, 2015.
- LittleDutchman
 Added: May. 10, 2015

- AenneLa
 Added: Mar. 15, 2015
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