Edith Feuerhelm

Edith L. Feuerhelm, 98, of Postville, formerly of Waukon, died Saturday, February 28, 2015 at Banner Gateway Medical Center in Gilbert, AZ. Funeral services were held Saturday, March 7 at First Presbyterian Church in Waukon, with Pastor Grant VanderVelden and Rev. Gary Catterson officiating. Burial was at Oakland Cemetery, Waukon.
Edith Lenette Feuerhelm was born September 14, 1916 in Waukon, the daughter of Leonard James and Martha Jane (Barthell) Bulman. She was baptized at Mt Hope Presbyterian Church in rural New Albin and confirmed at First Presbyterian Church in Waukon. Edith graduated from Waukon High School in 1934.
June 22, 1936 she married Charles Arthur Feuerhelm in Lansing. She was the bookkeeper for Feuerhelm Mfg. in Waukon for many years. Edith moved to Postville in the early 1990s.
Edith was a member of First Presbyterian Church, where she was involved with the women’s groups. When Edith moved to Postville, she became a member of Community Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed cooking and baking, especially apple pies that she was very well known for. Edith also enjoyed playing cards, especially Bridge, traveling throughout the United States and to Europe, sewing, quilting, feeding and watching the birds, and spending time with her family.
Survivors include her daughter, Lorraine (Dwaine) Nordhus of Postville; three grandchildren, Brent (Ema) Nordhus of Delano, MN, Steven (Rene) Nordhus of Rochester, MN and Deb (Daren) Shaffer of Monona; eight great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Charlotte Reeder of Waukon. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles, who died in 1971; and a brother, Charles Bulman.
Casketbearers were Brent, Steven, Charlie, Travis and Jarred Nordhus, Daren Shaffer and Trever Sieg.
Memorials may be made to Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. Online condolences may be left at www.martinfunerals.com.