Edith A. Moline


Edith Ann (Peterson) Moline, age 87, died at her home in Morristown, MN, on July 16, 2011.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 21, 2011 at First Baptist Church in Faribault with the Reverend Daniel D. Mead, officiating. Interment will be at Meadow Ridge Memorial Park, Faribault.

Visitation will be held at Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20, 2011, and also for one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday.

Edith Ann was born on June 12, 1924, in Cambridge, MN, to Andrew Gustaf and Anna Edith (Wilson) Peterson. She accepted the Lord as her personal Savior and was then baptized at age 10 at First Baptist Church, Cambridge. She graduated in 1942 from Cambridge High School, attended Bethel College in St. Paul, and graduated from Lutheran Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing, Minneapolis, MN in 1946. She married Girard (Jerry) Reuben Moline, Harris, MN, at First Baptist Church, Cambridge, MN, on January 4, 1948. They raised a family together until Jerry's death on January 15, 1972, at the age of 51. She worked as a registered nurse throughout the years at Rush City Hospital, Mora Hospital, and private duty at St. Lucas Hospital in Faribault, Faribault Manor Care Center, and Faribault Regional Center. She retired from the Regional Center in 1988. Edith Ann was a member of First Baptist Church in Faribault. She served her church for many years as organist and pianist and in various children's and women's ministries. She will be remembered for her love of family and friends, for her love of church music, and for her love of serving her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. In 1998 she enjoyed a trip to Sweden, the land of her heritage.

Survivors include her children: Gay (James) Martin of Owatonna, MN; Girard Scott (Rima) Moline of Jefferson City, MO; Garith (Gary) (Noemi) Moline of Yucaipa, California; Mark (Lori) Moline of Shoreview, MN; and David Moline of Morristown, MN, who cared for her the past seven years of her life. She is also survived by her grandchildren: Susan (Jon) Bushwar, Nathan (Amanda) Martin, Debby (Jeff) Crain, Patrick Martin; Erik, Michael, Lisa Moline; Jessica (Micah) Boerckel, Justin, Jeffrey Moline; and great-grandchildren: Liam, Marin, Ellery Bushwar; Avonlea Crain. She is also survived by her sisters Mary Lou (Dale) Johnson of Huntsville, AL and Margaret Froelke of West St. Paul, MN, and her husband's sister and brother Arleen Tillman of North Branch, MN, and Willard (Pete) Moline of Harris, MN. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews as well as cousins.

Edith Ann was preceded in death by her husband Girard; mother, Anna Edith Peterson, and father, Andrew Gustaf Peterson; brother, Walter Peterson, and brother-in-law, Francis Froelke; mother and father-in-law, Reuben and Eva Moline; brother-in-law, Royal Tillman, and sister-in-law, Mildred (Millie) Moline.

Memorial contributions are welcome to First Baptist Church, Faribault.

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Name: Gene and Judy Matlock, Woodstock, GA
Date: Tuesday August 02, 2011


We were saddened to hear of the passing of dear Edith Moline. The memories we have of her include a sweet, quiet spirit and a very willing heart to serve God with the talents he gave her. She had a beautiful smile and was truly a lady whose gentle manner was to be admired. May God continue to bring great comfort to the Moline family. 2 Cor. 1:3

Name: Dean & Karen Jaeger
Email: birdshore@cox.net
Date: Sunday July 24, 2011


We share your grief in the passing of your mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend because she will be missed on this earth by each of you. But the glorious reality is she is with her Lord and Savior and we will be reunited some day. Edith was a delightful person, so gentle and humble. I (Karen) shared special moments with her when we attended First Baptist because for a time we shared the organ-playing duties. It was a joy and pleasure to know her as well as your whole family. We pray for God's all-encompassing comfort to surround you in the days to come as you adjust to your new life.