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Edith Helene Starner

February 6, 1938 December 18, 2016
Edith Helene Starner
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Obituary for Edith Helene Starner

Brewster, MN

Edith Helene Starner, age 78, was born on February 6, 1938, in Graz, Austria. After public school, she attended nursing school at Pirmasens, Germany.
She met Leslie Starner in Germany while he was stationed there and were married June 14, 1962, then coming to the United States and residing in Brewster, MN.
Edith died on Sunday, December 18, 2016, at the Sanford Worthington Medical Center in Worthington, MN. There wasn’t anything she didn’t love more than her grandchildren. She enjoyed baking, especially for her grandchildren, playing cards, and knitting.
Edith is survived by her husband, Les of Brewster, MN; her children, Uwe Wirthmann (Luitgard) of Germany, Lothar Wirthmann (Kathrin) of Germany, Judy Long (Larry) of Cottage Grove, WI, John Starner (Aleta) of Freeman, SD, and Anita Zahorsky (late Scott) of Cottage Grove, WI; eight grandchildren, Ramona Wirthmann, Kaitlyn and Zach Long, Elizabeth, Maria and Dillon Starner, Mara and Mitchell Zahorsky; one great-grandson Lennox of Germany, and her siblings, Sonja, Birgit, and Wolfgang, who all reside in Germany.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Augusta, along with her mother and father-in-law, Emily and Lyle Starner, and son-in-law, Scott Zahorsky.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 22, 2016, at 11:00 a.m., at the Benson Funeral Home Chapel in Worthington, MN, with Rev. Richard Ricker officiating. Casket bearers will be Mara and Mitchell Zahorsky, Elizabeth, Maria, and Dillon Starner, and Oakley Hendrix. Burial will be in the Hersey Cemetery near Brewster, MN.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 22, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN.

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Visitation

Thursday

22

Dec

10:00 AM 12/22/2016 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12/22/2016 11:00:00 AM
Benson Funeral Home

1225 Ryans Road
Worthington, MN 56187

Benson Funeral Home
1225 Ryans Road Worthington 56187 MN
United States

Service

Thursday

22

Dec

11:00 AM 12/22/2016 11:00:00 AM
Benson Funeral Home

1225 Ryans Road
Worthington, MN 56187

Benson Funeral Home
1225 Ryans Road Worthington 56187 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Hersey Cemetery Final Resting Place

38203 210th St
Brewster, MN 56119

38203 210th St Brewster 56119 MN
United States
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