Edna Dahlvang

Edna Dahlvang, age 77, of Rogers passed away peacefully on January 13, 2019 at the St. Cloud Hospital.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on January 18 at the Brenny Funeral Chapel in Staples, MN. Family and friends are invited to gather beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the chapel on Friday. A gathering of family and friends will be held on Thurs., Jan. 17 from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Brenny Funeral Chapel in Staples. 

Edna was born in Wadena to Benjamin and Mabel Spilman on February 2, 1941. 

Edna grew up in the Leader area and graduated from Staples High School in 1959. She married Robert Dahlvang on September 5, 1959. 

Together, Robert and Edna raised their five children: Brad, Nina, Brian, Blake and Mary. In addition, she provided foster care to many children.

Edna attended Minnesota Beauty Academy in 1965 and received her license in December 1967. She went on to own and operate Imperial Hair Fashions. 

Together with her husband they owned and managed multiple rental properties and a machine shop. She worked quality control at Joyner’s Plating until her retirement.

She found pleasure in crocheting for which many of her projects were donated or held in fond possession of love ones. She enjoyed completing crossword puzzles over the phone with family and countless summers spent at the lake cabin. 

She will be missed by her loving companion, Joe White; children, Brad (Misty), Nina, Brian (Vikki), Blake (Cathy) and Mary, grandchildren (10), great-grandchildren (16), brothers: Ernest, Vernon, Edward, Douglas, Richard and Walter; sisters: Irene, Mary, Elaine; and many other family and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert; her parents; and her siblings, Wayne, Marvin, Leroy, Josephine and Donnie.

Arrangements are by Brenny Funeral Chapel, Staples.   

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