Now I lay me down to sleep…
Edna Elnora Stewart, 91, of Kent, Washington, went to be with the Lord on July 4, 2018, in Auburn, Washington.
Edna was born in Bristol, South Dakota, to Inga and Peter O. Petersen, the eldest of three sisters; predeceased by both sisters Lorraine Jordan and Leona Stanford. She is also preceded in death by husbands William F. Austin, Arthur Anseth, and William F. Stewart, and son Wade Austin.
Edna is survived by 7 children: Celia Dade, William Austin, Ginny Rabago, Darlene Moore, Walter F. Austin, Stacie Love, and Jeff Stewart, as well as the grandson she raised as her own, Walter W. Austin, and dozens of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Having lived 40 years in Shelton and the past five years in Kent, Edna will be missed by so many friends who will remember her kindness and pinochle skills at the senior centers.