Edna Christine (Koosmann) Pankonin, 102, of St. Anthony Park, died Jan. 20, 2020. She was born on the family farm in Hegbert Towship, Minn. on Oct. 16, 1917.

Edna was a longtime member at St. Anthony Park Lutheran Church, where she sang in the choir and was active in the women’s organization. She was a talented seamstress and was known for sewing all of her own impeccably tailored clothes.

She was preceded in death by her husband Alfred, seven sisters, two brothers and son-in-law, Floyd Bedbury. She is survived by her son Bruce and daughter Janet Pankonin, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Her funeral service was held at Lyngblomsten Care Center Jan. 24, with interment at Roselawn Cemetery. Memorials are preferred to the Lyngblomsten Foundation.

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