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Edna Jeanette Lund[1]

Female 1917 - 2004  (87 years)


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  • Name Edna Jeanette Lund  [2
    Born 5 May 1917  Black Hammer, Houston, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Female 
    Died 9 Oct 2004  Spring Grove, Houston, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 12 Oct 2004  Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery, Spring Grove, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • SPRING GROVE, Minn. Edna Jeanette Eiken, 87, of Spring Grove passed away Saturday, Oct. 9, 2004, at Tweeten Health Services in Spring Grove,

      On May 5, 1917, Edna, the oldest of seven children, was born to Henry and Emily (Vesterse) Lund in Blackhammer Township, rural Spring Grove.

      She was a lifelong Spring Grove area resident.

      She was baptized and confirmed at Faith Lutheran Church of Blackhammer, and was a graduate of Spring Grove High School.

      On Feb. 25, 1938, Edna married Joseph Eiken at the Trinity Parsonage in Spring Grove. Joe and Edna farmed in Blackhammer Township from 1946-1979, at which time they moved into Spring Grove. Joe preceded Edna in death on Aug. 6, 1990.

      Edna had worked 26 years for Mansfield Argus, Control Data and Northern Engraving of Spring Grove.

      She was a former member of Faith Lutheran Church of Blackhammer, rural Spring Grove, and a current member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Spring Grove.



      In addition to her husband Joseph and her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Melvin Lund; her sisters, Eunice Colvin and Evelyn Tilleraas; and her grandson Jon Kragness.

      Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Oct. 12, at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Spring Grove. Burial will be in Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery. Pastor Zane Anderson will officiate. Friends may call Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Roble Funeral Service in Spring Grove, and one hour prior to services Tuesday at the church. [3]
    Person ID I5699  Mindrum
    Last Modified 23 Aug 2008 

    Father Henry Lund,   d. Dec 
    Mother Emily Vesterse,   d. Dec 
    Family ID F7921  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joseph Eldred Eiken,   b. 18 Dec 1910, Yucatan, Houston, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1990  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 25 Feb 1938  Spring Grove, Houston, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
     4. Living
     5. Living
    Last Modified 19 Feb 2007 
    Family ID F3993  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S48] Overland Family History, Audrey Overland, Lorna Anderson, 1986.

    2. [S349] Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002, www.ancestry.com.

    3. [S700] Edna Eiken obituary, Winona Daily News, 11 Oct 2004.