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Edith F. Ley

May 18, 1933 ~ July 25, 2018 (age 85)


Edith F. Ley, 85 of Jefferson, WI passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 25, 2018 in Watertown.

Edith was born on May 18, 1933 in Oconomowoc, WI. She was the daughter of Nels and Helen (Gartzke) Nelson. Edith married the love of her life William Ley and the couple enjoyed 41 years of marriage.

Edith was a long-time resident of Rome, WI. She had many grandchildren that she enjoyed spending time with, along with many other family and friends. In her free time, Edith enjoyed crocheting many afghans for family and friends.

Survivors include: Mark (Angie) Ley of Fort Atkinson; Brian (Shawna) Ley of Rome; Lynn (Mark Musgrove) of Jefferson; Dale Falk-Son in Law of Rome. Grandchildren:  Nathan Ley of Seattle, WA; Dana Ley of Phoenix, AZ; Ashley Ley of Pewaukee, WI; Saxon (Brittney) Falk of Saint Petersburg, FL; also included are many nieces and nephews.

Edith is preceded in death by her husband, parents, daughter Sandy Falk, brothers Ellsworth and Walter Nelson, and sister Florence Nelson.

A private family service will be held at a later date.

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