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Edith Lundblad Noyd - (1902 - 1999)

 Services were Sept. 11, 1999 for Edith M. Noyd, 96, of Odebolt at First Presbyterian Church in Odebolt. The Rev. Victor Johnson, pastor of Faith Lutheran Church in Odebolt, officiated with burial in Odebolt Cemetery under the direction of Farber and Otteman Funeral Home in Odebolt. Mrs. Noyd died Sept. 8 at Horn Memorial Hospital in Ida Grove.

Mrs. Noyd was born Sept. 9, 1902, in Arthur, the daughter of Emil and Lydia Lundblad. She moved with her family to Odebolt when she was five years old. She graduated from Odebolt High School in 1919. She then attended a commercial college in Des Moines. She returned to Odebolt where she was employed as a clerk and bookkeeper in Larson's Store until her marriage. She married George Noyd Sept. 16, 1929. The couple farmed in the Odebolt area for 30 years, retiring and moving to their present home in Odebolt in 1960. With the care from her brothers and niece Laurie and special friends, she lived in her own home until six weeks before her death which was only a day before her 97th birthday.

Survivors include a daughter and her husband, Nadine and Robert Proctor; a grandson, Charles Proctor; a granddaughter and her husband, Janet Proctor Bennett and David Bennett; a great-granddaughter, Alexandria Bennett; a sister, Alice Lawson of Spencer; and two brothers, Lloyd Lundblad and LeRoy Lundblad, both of Odebolt; several nieces and nephews and grand-nieces and grand-nephews.

She was baptized and confirmed in the Swedish Lutheran Church (now Faith Lutheran). She taught Sunday school for many years and was an active member of the Luther League and later the Ladies Aid and Missionary Society of the church.

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