Edna Callahan / 1931-2009

Published 12:58am Saturday, October 3, 2009
Edna Callahan
Edna Callahan

Edna Callahan, 78, of Old US 31 in Berrien Springs, passed away at her home, after a long battle with cancer, on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009, with her family by her side.

A graveside service will be held to honor Edna’s life at 1:30 p.m. in the afternoon on Monday, Oct. 5, at Silverbrook Cemetery in Niles.

Edna was born on June 20, 1931 to the late Walter and Edith (Ball) Harrison in Skegness, Lincolnshire, England.

In 1952, Edna came to the United States.  She had 2 daughters with the late Leonard Standen.  She worked as a secretary for Buchanan Steel and then for Attorney Herbert Hass in Berrien Springs.

On Aug. 28, 1991, Edna wed Kenneth “Ken” Callahan at a ceremony in Las Vegas, Nev.
She and Ken enjoyed traveling around the globe.  They traveled from England to California and many places in between. Edna was also an avid gardener.

She is preceded in death by her parents.

Edna is survived by her husband, Ken; daughters, Linda (Joseph) Fox of Niles and Valerie (Haroune) Ang of San Gabriel, Calif. and two grandchildren, Hans and Stephanie.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice at Home located at 4025 Health Park Lane, St. Joseph, MI 49085.

Condolences, photos and memories may be left for the family at www.BrownFuneralHomeNiles.com.

Arrangements were by Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Niles.

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