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Dorothea Edmonson

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Dorothea Edmonson, 91, passed away March 22, 2009 at her residence in Orland, Calif. She was born May 18, 1917 in Germany. She evacuated the Danzig corridor ahead of the Russian invasion. She is also a World War II Survivor. Dorothea emmigrated to the U.S. in 1957. She met William Edmonson and they married in 1960. William preceded her in death in 1992. She was an avid gardener; she also enjoyed knitting and sewing beautiful sweaters and blankets and clothing. She was a faithful attendee of Orland Evangelical Free Church.

She is survived by her loving daughter, Maryann Edmonson of Orland; stepson, Zachary Edmonson of Portland, Ore.; a sister, Erika Toews of Wedel, Germany; and sister-in-law, Doris Toews of Chico, Calif; many nephews and nieces; great-nephews and great-nieces.

Memorial service swill be held Tuesday, March 31 at 11:00 a.m. at the Orland Evangelical Free Church. Inurnment will be Wednesday, April 1 at 11:00 a.m. at Golden gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, Calif. Donations to American Cander Society or Orland Evangelical free Church. Arrangements by F.D. Sweet & Son Mortuary, Orland, Calif.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Mar. 26, 2009
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