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Edith Stewart – Metz Mortuary


    Edith Stewart

    Edith C. Stewart, age 79, of Norfolk, NE, died on Sunday, March 6, 2022 in Columbus, NE. She was born March 24, 1942 in Cordova, NE to August W. and Mary (DeCamp) Jensen. On November 12, 1960 she was united in marriage to Thayne Stewart in York, NE.

    She was a bookkeeper for Thayne in the construction and grains business.  Edith loved cats and dogs and the Norfolk Animal Shelter, and enjoyed crocheting. She was a member of the Eagles Club in Norfolk.

    Edith is survived by her daughter Cathy (Gary) Love of Norfolk, daughter-in-law Debra Stewart of Wynne, AR, seven grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brothers Joey Jensen of York, Don (Susan) Jensen of Norman, OK, and Gary (Connie) Jensen of Salina, KS, her sisters Marge Lundy of York, Carol (Ron) Anderson of Colorado Springs, CO and DeAnna (David) Reetz of York, and her nieces and nephews.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sons Glen and Dale, brothers August, Robert, Allen, James, and Gale, sisters Lorraine Darling, Betty Lewis, Marilyn Lorentz, and Mary Ann Wright.

    Memorial services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, March 12, 2022 at Metz Chapel in York. Inurnment will follow in York’s Greenwood Cemetery. Cremation. No viewing. The family will greet friends and neighbors one hour prior to the memorial service. Memorials may be directed to the Norfolk Animal Shelter.

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