A memorial gathering for Edna Show, 99, of Superior, will be held 10 - 11 a.m., Saturday, April 22, 2017, at the Henry-Olson Funeral Chapel in Estherville. Interment will be at Superior Township Cemetery, Superior, with Pastor Fred Dykhuizen officiating.
Edna (Duckworth) Show was born June 6, 1917 in Lee Center, Iowa. She was the daughter of Frank and Ellen (Reed) Duckworth. At an early age the family moved to Iowa Falls area. She attended a rural school near Iowa Falls.
On May 29, 1935, she was united in marriage to George Show in Grundy Center. The couple made their home in Iowa Falls. George worked for the Rock Island Railroad and in 1939 he moved the family to Estherville. In 1945 the family moved to Superior. George passed away on Oct. 28, 1959.
Left to cherish Edna's memory are her four children: Mardelle (Leonard) Howard of Estherville, Maurice (Charlene) Show of Estherville, Marvin (Patt) Show of Fremont, Neb., and Marvella (Doug) Shatter of Renner, S.D. She has 20 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren, and 18 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, six brothers and two sisters.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciated all memorials be given to the Good Samaritan Society in Estherville.