Edna M. Wolfe, age 91, of Edwardsville, Illinois died at 10:35 p.m. Monday, April 15, 2013 at Meridian Village Care Center in Glen Carbon.
Edna was retired in 2005 after 20 years as township assessor.
She was born December 31, 1921 in Edwardsville, Illinois the daughter of the late Joseph & Agnes (Kesl) Sedlacek.
Edna married Roy D. Wolfe on October 15, 1941 in Edwardsville. He preceded her in death on February 9, 2005.
She is survived by 2 daughters, Sue Wolfe Ricker & husband Bill of Aurora, Colorado and Jana Wolfe of St. Louis, Missouri; a granddaughter, Courtney Ricker Black; a great granddaughter, Paige Elizabeth Black; and two brothers, Robert Sedlacek & wife Lillian of Glen Carbon and William Sedlacek & wife Sylvia of Davenport, Iowa.
She was preceded in death by a son, Alan Wolfe, on December 16, 2004, and two sisters, Eileen Taylor, and Mary Ann Jackson.
Edna sold real estate from 1975 to 1985 for Brown Realtors in Edwardsville. She received numerous awards during her career for outstanding service in real estate. Edna was the recipient of the first Athena Award in Edwardsville. She was a Welcome Wagon hostess, a parish visitor for St. John's United Methodist Church. Memberships included the Edwardsville Rotary Club
, the Glen-Ed Chamber of Commerce, and the VFW
Women's Auxiliary. Edna & Roy were the founding members of the Lewis & Clark Heritage Foundation and enjoyed many of their activities. Edna and Roy were active member for many years in the Madison County Democratic Party.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 18, 2013 at Weber & Rodney Funeral Home.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 19, 2013 at Meridian Village Chapel, 27 Auerbach Place in Glen Carbon with Rev. Brad Thomas officiating.
Rev. William B. Lewis will officiate at a private interment to be held Friday morning at Valley View Cemetery.
The family requests memorials to Lewis & Clark Heritage Foundation or Hospice of Southern Illinois.
Condolences may be expressed online at weberfuneralhome.com.