Edna Neitzel

Edna H. Neitzel, 94, McGregor, died Friday, Nov.22, 2019 at the Aitkin Health Services in Aitkin.

Edna was born March 30, 1925 at Morango, N.D., the daughter of Edward and Helena (Roeszler) Maier. She grew up and attended schools in Ellendale, N.D. She then moved to Minneapolis and married Arnold Neitzel on Feb. 22, 1952.

She worked as a secretary for an airline. They lived in Minneapolis until moving to the McGregor area in the mid 1970s. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in McGregor, and the McGregor Lions/Lioness Club for many years having served as its president. She enjoyed volunteering.

She is survived by her son, William Neitzel,McGregor, and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Laurice Jozen; two brothers; and five sisters.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church with Rev. Cindy Fleckenstein officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment will take place at a later date in North Dakota.

Arrangements are with the Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home in Aitkin.


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