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Obituary for Edna M. Coffey
EDNA M. CHRISTENSEN COFFEY, 84, of the Alverno Health Care Facility, Clinton, IA, died Wednesday, April 25, 2007 at the health care facility. Edna was born May 3, 1922 in Malone, IA, to Chris and Nellie (Sorensen) Christensen. She graduated from Clinton High School in 1940 and from Mount Saint Clare College in Clinton and Marycrest University in Davenport, IA. She served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. Edna married James A. Coffey on October 14, 1966 in Clinton, IA. He died July 18, 1995. She was an elementary school teacher in the Clinton Public Schools, Elvira, Camanche, and Moline Grade Schools. She was a member of the Albany American Legion and while she was teaching, she was also a member of the Iowa State Education Association and the National Education Association. As a teenager, she was very active in the Elvira Luther League and Elvira 4-H. Survivors include one brother, Dean Christensen of Huntsville, AL; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, James; one sister, Clara Holm and one brother, Glen Christiansen.
PRIVATE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICE Saturday, April 28, 2007 INTERMENT Calvary Hill Cemetery " Fulton, IL