Edna M. Rising, 90, formerly of Litchfield, went to her heavenly home Wednesday, January 9, 2013. Edna was born January 14, 1922, in Hinckley, to the late Lad and Christina Divoky.
She was a lifelong Medina County resident. Edna was an elementary school teacher in the Buckeye School System, where she taught for 30 years. She was a former member of the Hinckley Ridge Baptist Church, Peoples Baptist in Brunswick and Litchfield Baptist. Edna enjoyed music and played the piano in church. After she retired, she would enjoy attending the Litchfield Seniors Group and working in her flower garden.
She is survived by her son, Edwin (Anne) Rising, of Bay Village; grandchildren, Jennifer, Robert, Michael and Matthew.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Edwin, in 1968; one brother, George Divoky; and two sisters, Marian Haynes and Sue Gibson.
Private family services were held Friday, January 11, 2013, at the Bauer Funeral Home, Valley City. Burial will be at Litchfield Cemetery, Litchfield.
Memorials suggested, if desired, to the church or charity of donor’s choice.
Online guestbook at www.bauerfuneralhome1943.com
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