Edith A. Edwards
Born: March 24, 1959; Dixon
Died: December 22, 2020; Dixon
POLO – Edith Ann Edwards, 61, of Polo, passed away of diabetic complications on December 22, 2020, at KSB Hospital in Dixon.
Edie, as she was known to friends and family, was born on March 24, 1959 in Dixon, IL to Phyllis (Garman) and Ernest Bornemeier Sr. In June of 1981 she was united in marriage to John Edwards. Edie was a fan of Polo youth sports, and an avid supporter of her children, grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Survivors include her daughters, Tasha Edwards, Angelisa Bowman (Edwards) and Shari Edwards; son, Robert Edwards; sisters Beverly Bolen of Polo, IL and Lisa Bornemeier of Polo, IL; brother, Ernest Bornemeier Jr. of Monroe, WI; her half sister, Dorothy Nilles of Oswego, IL; 11 grandchildren, Stanley and Wesley Karpinski, Cassaundra, Sabrina (LaBlance) and Hayley Smith, Marie, Kathryn, and George Mercurio, Cheyenna Wilkins, Serinity Carlson and Sawyer Edwards; three great-grandchildren, Ethan Willman, Hunter LaBlance and Johnathon Smith; four nieces; and seven nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband John Edwards; mother, Phyllis (Garman) Bornemeier; and father, Ernest Bornemeier Sr.
Cremation rites will be accorded, with a celebration of life at a later date.
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Published by Ogle County News on Jan. 6, 2021.