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Elsie McKenna, 93

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Elsie (Sullwold) McKenna, age 93, of Roberts, Wis., died Saturday, March 30.

Elsie was born on July 1, 1920, to Arthur and Marie (Sander) Sullwold in Stillwater, Minn. She was the youngest of the seven children in her family. On Oct. 14, 1944, Elsie married Leo McKenna. They raised two sons on their farm in Roberts, Wis. After her husband died on Jan. 28, 1992, Elsie devoted a lot of her time to crocheting. She donated a lot of works to the Roberts Congregational Church. Elsie also enjoyed puzzles and baking anything sweet.

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Elsie is survived by her sons, John McKenna of Stillwater, Minn., and David (Diane) McKenna of Roberts, Wis.; seven grandchildren, Lisa (Jeramie) Naser of New Richmond, Wis., Angela (Kevin) Whitley of Stillwater, Minn., Amy (Dave) Canaday of Stillwater, Minn., Michael (Ramzie) McKenna of Marshal, Minn., Lindsay McKenna of New Richmond, Wis., Kristin (Bradley) Afdahl of Arkansaw, Wis., and Erin (Abbie) McKenna of Roberts, Wis.; 12 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Doris Sullwold and Marion Anderson; many nieces; nephews and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Leo McKenna; parents; brother, Alfred Sullwold; sisters, Irene (Eugene) Zahler, Edith Sullwold, Ella Sullwold, Lena (Vince) Anderson, and Nora Kempf.

Funeral service 11 a.m. Friday, April 4, at the Roberts Congregational United Church of Christ in Roberts, Wis. Visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment at the Warren Cemetery in Roberts, Wis.

Arrangements are in the care of the O'Connell Family Funeral Home of Hudson, (715) 386-3725.

www.oconnellfuneralhomes.com

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