Ad Spot

Arlene R. Edwards, 93

Arlene R. Edwards, 93

Arlene R. Edwards, age 93, of Austin, Minnesota, passed away on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at Our House Memory Care in Austin. Arlene Rose Heyer was born September 19, 1927, at home on the family farm near Morristown, Minnesota, to Max and Alma (Wagner) Heyer. She worked for some time at the Minnesota School for the Deaf. On February 25, 1952, Arlene was united in marriage to Kenneth Edwards in Faribault, Minnesota and to this union three children were born. In 1973, the couple moved to Rochester, Minnesota, where Arlene worked at St. Mary’s Hospital. In 1981, they moved to Phoenix, Arizona, before returning to Austin in the 1990’s. She was a past member of Grace Lutheran Church. Arlene loved to shop and dress up. She also enjoyed reading, visiting and meeting new people, and had a green thumb with flowers and plants. Arlene was a great mom and was always there for her family. She will be fondly remembered and dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Survivors include her two daughters, Pam (James) Waters of Edina, Minnesota, Sue (David) Schade of Eagle River, Alaska; son, Jeff Edwards of Colfax, California; three grandchildren, Matthew Miller, Sarah (Marc) Bryan, and Michael Schade; two great grandchildren, Leah Bryan and Kira Bryan. She was preceded in death by her parents, Max and Alma Heyer; husband, Kenneth Edwards; three brothers, Melvin, Raymond, and Martin; and sister, Mabel.

Interment has taken place in Grandview Cemetery, Austin. Services are prearranged and performed by Worlein Funeral Home of Austin. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.worlein.com.

Mower County

Iowa man injured in Saturday motorcycle accident

News

Ex Scientia Tridens: AHS graduate Riley Haugen to attend U.S. Naval Academy

Mower County

Join Jamming at the Mansion 3rd Thursday of June, July, August

News

Teen who recorded Floyd’s arrest, death wins Pulitzer nod

News

Minnesota State Fair set to return in August

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Austin man sentenced to prison for drugs, firearm charges

Mower County

Club news: Duplicate Bridge

Agriculture

Breakfast on the Farm to be held June 19

Mower County

I-90 ramp repaving extends detour

Mower County

UPDATE: Austin man charged for alleged involvement in Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riots

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Police looking for help after receiving numerous property damage reports

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Northeast Austin home damaged in Thursday afternoon blaze

Mower County

Walz, leaders, seek budget breakthroughs as Capitol reopens

Hayfield Vikings

23 straight and off to state: Vikings win Section 1A title

News

Another jump in prices tightens the squeeze on US consumers

News

Take a Kid Fishing Weekend runs June 11-13

Business

Lemondrops to host art show this weekend

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Shooting suspect charged with three counts of murder

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Austin garage fire under investigation

Local Government

Council holds public hearing on potential cable franchise

Local Government

Board OK’s payoff of bond on Jail and Justice Center

News

Deputies who killed man had body cams, couldn’t use them

Mower County

HI welcomes summer interns

Mower County

Registration open for Packer Classic