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Wanda Larson Eddy
Wanda Larson Eddy, age 91, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, and formerly of Howard Lake, passed away Friday, Feb. 21, 2003, at Eastern Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls of heart failure.
She was born March 13, 1911, in Cokato to Fred and Lillian Lena Augusta (Zabel) Larson. She grew up in Cokato, Bemidji, and Howard Lake. She graduated from Howard Lake High School in 1929.
She attended St. Cloud Teacher's College and earned a two-year elementary teaching certificate. She played piano accompaniment for silent movies and was a piano teacher.
She married william Henry Eddy, Jr., in Cokato. He passed away in December, 1974.
She taught school in Silver Lake, Cokato, Howard Lake, Anoka, and Stillwater. After retiring, she lived in Montgomery and Morgantown, W. Va.; Atlanta, Ga.; Akron, Ohio; and Idaho Falls.
She was active in Sunday School teaching and music programs in the Lutheran Methodist, Presbyterian, and Congregational churches.
She loved music of all kinds and was an excellent piano player. She also loved sports, and enjoyed playing bridge, whist, cribbage, and solitaire, and reading.
May we learn to emulate her cheerfulness, love of people, enthusiasm, and grace.
She was preceded in death by her husband.
Wanda is survived by her son, Thomas L. (Rae) Eddy of Idaho Falls, Ind., four grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation was Thursday, Feb. 27, from 4 to 8 p.m. at First Presbyter-ian Church in Howard Lake and one hour prior to the service.
Funeral services for Wanda Larson Eddy were Friday, Feb. 28, 2003 at 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Howard Lake.
Interment was at Cokato City Cemetery.