- Born on: July 6, 1917
- Departed on: December 8, 2002
- Resided in:
Edna E. Rassler
Edna E. Rassler: 85, a resident of the Keystone Care Center, died Sunday morning at the care center following a short illness. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Albert City, Iowa. Inurnment will be in Varnia Cemetery in Varnia, Iowa. Edna is survived by her son, John Rassler and wife Karen and a grandson Larry Rassler all of Belle Plaine, two brothers, Ernest O. Meier of Springfield, Illinois and Wilbert A. Meier and wife Christel of Fort Dodge, Iowa. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband. Edna was born July 6, 1917 in Taylor, Texas, the daughter of Herman Louis and Elizabeth (Anlauf) Meier. She married Frank Rassler on her birthday July 6, 1940 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. She graduated from high school in Manson, Iowa. She received her Normal Training Certificate from the Iowa Teachers College in Cedar Falls, Iowa. She also received a BA with cum laude honors from Buena Vista College in Storm Lake, Iowa. She first taught at Greenfield Country School in Calhoun County and then later taught in Albert City, Sioux Rapids and Fonda, Iowa. Edna also was a bookkeeper for Johnson Hardware and Implement in Albert City. She was a member of Evangelical Covenant Church in Albert City where she also taught Sunday school. Edna enjoyed golf, nature, the outdoors and especially trips to the North Woods with her family. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider a donation to the American Cancer Society.