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Edna Mae (Krebs) Nern

October 4, 1928 — December 25, 2022

Edna Mae Nern, age 94 of rural Ambia, IN, passed away on December 25, 2022 at Heritage Health in Hoopeston, IL.


Edna was born October 4, 1928 in rural Fowler, IN. She was the daughter of the late George and Elsa (Dieterlan) Krebs.


Edna grew up in rural Talbot, IN. She graduated from Ambia High School then attended nurses training in Lafayette, IN. Edna married Golden “Dale” Nern on January 9, 1949. They were married 73 years.


Edna worked with her husband Dale farming until retirement. Edna enjoyed cooking, baking, bowling, and playing euchre. She loved being outdoors, especially gardening, hunting, and fishing.


Surviving are:

Son, James Nern (Sandy) of Somonauk, IL;

Son-in-law, Rick Moore (Rachel) of Otterbein, IN;

Grandchildren, Ashley Deery (John), Katherine Nagel (Matt), Kaley Long, Clint Moore (Bailey), and Hillary Eltzroth (Austin);

Great-grandchildren, Sawyer Deery, Maximus Deery, Abigail Nagel, Sydney Long, Knox Moore, Hank Moore, Briar Moore, Korbin Eltzroth, and Kensley Eltzroth;

Sister, Evelyn Thompson;

Brothers, Bernard Krebs, Clarence Krebs (Carolyn), and Cecil Krebs (Anna Mary)


Edna was preceded in death by her husband Dale; beloved daughter, Shelley Moore; daughter-in-law, Lori (Drennan) Nern; great grandchildren, Alexandra and Zoey Deery; brothers, Orvel Krebs (Ruth) and Russell Krebs (Florence); sister-in-law, Darlene “Mickie” Krebs; and brother-in-laws, Ray Voyles and Art Thompson.


Visitation will be at Grady Funeral Home in Williamsport, IN on Thursday, December 29, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. until service time at noon with Pastor Rod Andrews officiating. Interment will follow at Locust Grove Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Tab Church of Christ. Online condolences may be made at

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