Edna Hellekson, age 95, passed away November 17, 2017, at the Madrid Home in Madrid, Iowa. Services were held November 21 at Fjeldberg Lutheran Church in Huxley. Burial was in the Fjeldberg Church Cemetery.


Edna Delores Hellekson was born on October 17, 1922, to Andrew and Sarah (Heggen) Wenos in Ames, Iowa. She married Orval Hellekson in February 25, 1945. He died November 9, 1993.


Edna is survived by her son, Dean Hellekson of Oklahoma City, Okla.; her daughter, Marilyn Gelinas of Newton; four grandchildren, Brett, Janice, Heidi and Sarah; and two great-grandchildren, Tyler and Hailey.


She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Orval; and an infant son, Robert.


Memorials may be made to Fjeldberg Church Cemetery.


Soderstrum Funeral Home in Slater assisted the family with arrangements. Condolences and photos may be shared at www.soderstrumfuneralhome.com.