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Edna Jean Bozell Larimore May 16, 1933 - April 6, 2018

Edna Jean Bozell Larimore, 84, Marion, received her eternal reward at 4:10 p.m. on Friday, April 6, 2018, at Heritage Pointe in Warren. She was born in North Chittenden, Vermont, on May 16, 1933, and was the daughter of the late Rudolph and Beth (Doty) Holmquist.

Edna received her Master’s degree and was a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Who’s Who in Nursing, and West 8th Street Wesleyan Church. She served as an evening supervisor at Marion General Hospital, after which she served as the school nurse at Marion College, which is now IWU. She received her master’s degree later in life and returned to MGH as a chaplain. After retiring from Marion General Hospital, she served as a missionary in Russia. She was a very active hospice volunteer and lived her life serving others. Edna not only ministered to their physical needs but also to their spiritual needs. Her love for the Lord naturally flowed over into every area of her life and countless individuals were blessed by her.

Survivors include her daughters, Rebecca (Mike) Patton, Auburn, and Deborah Bozell, Marion; son, Joel (Tresa) Bozell, Daleville; 5 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; siblings, Ed (Min) Holmquist, Vermont, Betsy (Jim) Palmer, Vermont, and David Holmquist, Florida; and several step-children and step-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husbands, Max Bozell and Max Larimore; two brothers; and three sisters.

The family will receive visitors from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, April 13, 2018, at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Ave., Marion.

Services to celebrate Edna’s life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 14, 2018, at West 8th Street Wesleyan Church, 2246 W. 8th St., Marion. Additional visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Pastors Dan Van Cise and Ben Gray will be officiating with burial following at Grant Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be directed to West 8th Street Wesleyan Church.

Online condolences may be made at www.nswcares.com.