The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

February 7, 2014

Alma F. Ediger

Published 2-7-14


Enid News and Eagle

ENID, OK — Funeral service for Alma F. Ediger, 88, of Enid, Okla., will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at Enid Mennonite Brethren Church, with the Revs. Jay Risner and Gary Lillie officiating. Burial will follow in Enid Mennonite Brethren Cemetery under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.

Alma was born Oct. 16, 1925, in Enid, Okla., to George and Eva Janzen Kroeker and passed away Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at Golden Oaks Nursing Home.

She grew up in the Kremlin community and graduated from Kremlin High School in 1943.

She married Dan Ediger on Oct. 31, 1943, in Enid, Okla. They made their home in Kremlin Community.

She was a member of North Enid Mennonite Brethren Church and later became a member of Enid Mennonite Brethren Church, where she taught Sunday school, Women Missionary Society, a deacon’s wife, played piano for the quartet, and Oklahoma Bible Academy Ladies Auxiliary.

She enjoyed to garden, canning and playing the organ at Golden Oaks Village.

Alma is survived by her husband, Dan; children, Karen and Jack Sawatzky of Cordell, Rhonda and Richard Isaacs of Turpin and Roger and Cathy Ediger of Carrier; grandchildren, Jeff and wife Amber Sawatzky, Lisa Batt and husband Donovan, Kari Korner and husband Adam, Russell Isaacs and wife Alice, Lori Mahon and husband Heath, Ryan Ediger and wife Stephanie, and Laura Stirton and husband  Marc; great-grandchildren, Justin, Molly and Mindy Sawatzky, Dawson, Samathan and Drew Batt, Landon Schmidt Stirton and Luke Stirton;  sister, Helen and husband Melvin Warkentin; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Wesley Kroeker.

Memorials may be made to Oklahoma Bible Academy with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home serving as custodian of the funds.

Condolences and for those unable to attend the service may be done online at www. ladusauevans.com.

(Submitted by family)