It is with profound sorrow that we report the passing of Edna Marie Ensz, a cherished resident of Beatrice, Nebraska. She was born on June 14, 1919, she lived a remarkable life spanning 104 years, enriching the lives of those around her.
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Edna passed away on December 23, 2023, leaving behind a legacy that will continue to inspire her community. Her life was a testament to resilience, kindness, and the power of community spirit. She was not just a resident but a pillar of the Beatrice community.
The funeral services for Edna are being provided by Griffiths-Hovendick Chapel in Beatrice. As the community comes together to bid farewell to one of its most beloved members, there is a collective sense of loss coupled with immense gratitude for having known a person of such character and strength.
Edna’s journey began north of Beatrice, where she was born to Gerhart and Elsie Penner. Over the years, she witnessed significant changes in her community and the world at large, yet remained a steadfast presence in Beatrice.
The news of Edna’s passing has deeply affected those who knew her. Tributes and condolences have poured in, reflecting the profound impact she had on individuals and the community as a whole.
As we remember Edna Ensz, we celebrate her life and contributions. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family and friends during this difficult time. Edna’s spirit will continue to live on in the hearts of those she touched.
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