|Birth: ||Feb. 1, 1912|
|Death: ||Oct. 28, 2005|
Edith Agnes Almli, 93, of L'Anse, passed away Friday evening, October 28, 2005 at Baraga County Memorial Hospital.
The former Edith A. Jacobsen was born February 1, 1912, in L'Anse, a daughter of the late Charles Jacobsen and Kristina (Obsen) Jacobsen and has been a lifelong area resident. Edith was a 1930 L'Anse High School graduate and the Valedictorian of her class.
On November 10, 1936 she married Albert "Bert" Almli in Iron River, MI and he preceded her in death in 1988.
Edith worked for many years in the "family business", The Specialty Store in L'Anse. She was a member of United Lutheran Church and the Priscilla Circle. Edith enjoyed making a home for her family and volunteering at the church.
She was survived by 2 daughters, Ruth Jacobsen of Chicago, IL and Mary Taylor and her partner, Maureen Doneathy of Orillia, Ontario; 4 grandchildren, Gretchen Caspary of Chicago, IL, Kris Brooks of Orillia, Ontario, Ellis "Rick" (Pat) Caspary of Chicago and Jennifer (Brian) Woodcock of Mississauga, Ontario; 5 great-grandchildren, David, Tyler and Beth Brooks, Jessica and Joshua Woodcock; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents and husband, Edith Almli was preceded in death by her siblings, James Jacobsen, Anna, Meta, Carl Jacobsen, Jenny, Ella, William Jacobsen and infant brother, Arthur Jacobsen.
Albert C. Almli (1913 - 1988)*
L'Anse Township Cemetery
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Record added: Apr 06, 2011
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