Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Edna L. Schlosser (February 20, 2011)

Edna L (Carothers) Schlosser, 98, of Greenville and formerly of New Madison, passed away peacefully on February 20, 2011 at the Brethren Retirement Community. Edna was born in Darke County, Ohio on November 10, 1912 to the late Abijah & Clara (Norris) Carothers.

Edna was a 1931 graduate of New Madison High School. She was a homemaker and worked at Brook’s and Heistand’s Laundry in Greenville for several years. Edna was a member of the New Madison United Methodist Church and was a 50+ year member of the Eastern Star. Some of the joys in Edna's life were quilting, crafts, traveling with her husband, collecting cow cream pitchers and making metal butterflies with her husband.

In addition to her parents, Edna is preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, Kenneth Schlosser who passed away in 2006; a daughter, Joan Scantland; a daughter-in-law, Judy Schlosser; three brothers, Max, Robert and Walter Carothers; and a sister, Marjorie Harris.

Edna is survived by a son, Fred Schlosser of Greenville; two brothers, Joe (Dorothy) Carothers of Newburgh, Indiana and Harold (Sondra) Carothers of Greenville; a sister, Alice Carothers of Naples, Florida; five grandchildren, Scott Schlosser of Westerville, Ohio, Kelly (Barry) Hounshell of Greenville, Ohio, Cindy (Rick) Nealeigh of Laura, Ohio, Mindy Whittington of Readyville, Tennessee and Nathan Wehrly of Taos, New Mexico; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Friday, February 25, 2011 from 4 – 7 PM, at Braund Funeral Home in New Madison. An Eastern Star service will be held on Friday, February 25th at 6:30 PM. A Celebration of Life service with be held on Saturday, February 26, 2011 at 10:00 AM also at the funeral home with the Rev. Steve Hayes being asked to officiate. The family request donations be given to the Brethren Retirement Community’s Resident Aid Fund or State of the Heart Hospice. Donations will be accepted at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to the family at . Services are entrusted to Braund Funeral Home in New Madison.