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Edna Ellen Douglas

• Sep 19, 2018 at 12:00 AM

Edna Ellen Douglas, age 97, of Grand Haven passed away Thursday, September 13, 2018, at Riverside Nursing Centre. She was born February 25, 1921, to the late Ellsworth R. and Edith B. (Wysong) Butz in Union Township, Indiana.

After high school, Edna went to nursing school and became a registered nurse. She married Dale Douglas on May 22, 1943, in Davenport, Iowa, and he preceded her in death in 1994 after 51 years of marriage. Edna was a member of Fellowship Bible Church, where she was active for many years.

She will be lovingly remembered and missed by her daughters, Roberta (Terry) House of Fruitport and Jane Douglas of Grand Haven; son, Ronald (Annie) Douglas of Elkhart, Ind.; and two grandsons, Greg and Jeff Douglas. Edna was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Butz.

A Celebration of Edna’s Life will take place Saturday, September 22, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Fellowship Bible Church with Pastor Kelvin Miller officiating. Interment was held at Rice Cemetery in Elkhart, Ind.

Memorial contributions may be given to Fellowship Bible Church. Please visit www.klaassenfuneralhome.com to sign Edna’s online guestbook.

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