In loving memory of
About Edna Reedy...Edna A. Reedy was born on September 13, 1913, in Shelby, Montana to the late Robert and Stefannie (Quintin) Spensley. She was baptized at an early age in Shelby, Montana and later was confirmed in Windom. She received her education in Jeffers, Minnesota; graduating with honors from Jeffers High School in the Class of 1931 where she excelled in athletics; especially basketball and was selected for Girls' State Legion Award. She then attended Normal Training in Lamberton, Minnesota. She then taught country school in District 66 and 49 in Cottonwood County for seven years.
On June 14, 1935, she was united in marriage to Joseph Reedy in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. After marriage, Edna and Joe farmed near Bingham Lake, Minnesota and Edna stayed at home to raise her family. She then went back to teaching at the Sacred Heart Catholic School in Heron Lake, Minnesota for five years. In 1975, they retired and moved into Bingham Lake and in 1986, they moved into Windom Joe passed away on March 13, 2000. After his death, Edna continued to live in her home in Windom. On December 12, 2006, Edna became a resident of the Good Samaritan Society-Sogge Memorial in Windom until passing away peacefully in the early morning hours of Sunday, September 7, 2008, at the wonderful age of 94-six days short of her 95th birthday!!!
Edna was a longtime, dedicated member of the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Windom where she guild chairman for many years and taught religion in the earlier years. She was a charter member of the Bingham Lake Senior Citizen Club and held an office in the club since its beginning and a member of the Progress Club. Edna was also on the Bingham Lake School Board when the school closed. After moving to Windom, she belonged to the RSVP volunteer group and helped at the Sharing Center and "Meals on Wheels".
Edna is survived by one son, Allen Reedy of Phoenix, AZ; one daughter, Judith Brown of Bonita Springs, FL; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two sister-in-laws, Shirley Reedy of Arizona; Irene Spensley of Minnesota; and several nieces and nephews.
Blessed be the memory of Edna A. Reedy.