Thursday, December 31, 2015

Mrs. Edna C. Arend

According to her death record, Edna C. Arend was born Edna C. Schmidt, on May 14, 1882.  Her parents were August and Ida (Rehberg) Schmidt, both originally from Middle Bass Island. In February of 1905, Edna C. Schmidt married Nelson Arend in Erie County, Ohio.

Mr. and Mrs. Arend moved to Cleveland in 1913, where Edna was active with the Associated Charities and the Cleveland Women's City Club. On December 31, 1941, Edna C. Arend died after a lengthy illness. She was survived by her husband, two daughters, a grandson, and a sister. Funeral services for Edna Arend were held at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. William Sprow, with Dr. Donald Wonders officiating. Burial was at Oakland Cemetery.

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