She was born August 6, 1939 in Lewiston, ID to Lester and Blanche Amell.
She was preceded in death by her wonderful husband Howard, to whom she was married for 46 years and her sons Howie and Jim.
At the age of 41 she completed her nursing degree and worked as a nurse at Dear Park Health Center and Hospital for the next 25 years.
She was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all.
She leaves behind 17 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
A gathering in honor of Edie will be held on Saturday, August 3rd, 2013 from 1-5 pm at 14903 N. Black Rd, Mead, WA, off of Hwy 2, behind Subway.
For directions please call Karen at 509 366 7055.
Memorials may be made to Shrinershospitalsforchildren.org., username: evrussell, 08061939.