Lindsay, Edith

Written by David Green.

Edith Lindsay, 90, of Grand Court, Adrian, died Friday, April 27, 2007, at home.

She was born March 12, 1917, in Hartford, Conn., the daughter of Harry and Mabel (Hornbrook) Messang. On May 18, 1940, she married Dwight Lindsay. He preceded her in death June 5, 2001.

Edith was employed as a bookkeeper at Sears & Roebuck in Detroit for many years, before her retirement.

She and Dwight enjoyed  30 years of retirement in Florida. Edith returned to Michigan in 2004 to be close to her family.

Survivors include a daughter, Gail (and Adam) Johnson of Morenci; a grandson, Ronald (and Jerri) Johnson of Chicago; a granddaughter, Jennifer (and Joseph) Morgan of Tecumseh; and two great-grandsons, Drew and Adam.

Following Edith's request, there will be no public viewing, visitation or funeral.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Rex Riley Scholarship Fund or to Hospice of Lenawee County.

Arrangements were made through the Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci.

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