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Published October 12, 2013, 12:00 AM

Edna C. Revland

Edna Revland of Fargo died at Villa Maria on Thursday, October 10, 2013, one day past her 98th birthday.

Edna Celestia Berger was born in Fort Ransom, ND, the youngest of eight children of the Reverend Anders and Carrie (Strinden) Berger. A graduate of Valley City State Teachers College, she taught in a one-room schoolhouse in Mott, ND, until her marriage to Cletis Revland, also of Fort Ransom. They moved to Fargo in 1943. In 1955 they became charter members of Bethlehem Lutheran Church.

Edna C. Revland

Edna Revland of Fargo died at Villa Maria on Thursday, October 10, 2013, one day past her 98th birthday.

Edna Celestia Berger was born in Fort Ransom, ND, the youngest of eight children of the Reverend Anders and Carrie (Strinden) Berger. A graduate of Valley City State Teachers College, she taught in a one-room schoolhouse in Mott, ND, until her marriage to Cletis Revland, also of Fort Ransom. They moved to Fargo in 1943. In 1955 they became charter members of Bethlehem Lutheran Church.

Edna joined the staff of Luther Hall, then the House of Mercy, in 1962 as a house mother, and served as residential director for 14 years until her retirement in 1978, having touched the lives of 2,000 young women with her contagious optimism and dynamic zest for life.

She is survived by her children, Paul (Susan) and Steve (Mary) of Fargo; Catherine of New York City; and Claudia (Steve) Siegel of Roseville, CA; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband and was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Funeral Service: 11:00am, Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Fargo, ND.

Visitation: 5-7pm, Monday, October 14, 2013 at Hanson-Runsvold Funeral Home, Fargo, ND.

Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Fargo, ND.

Memorials may be sent to the Quilters Guild at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Fargo.

Please feel free to sign the online guestbook at www.hansonrunsvold.com

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