Edna Bulman

Edna J. Bulman, 101, of Waukon died Saturday, August 30, 2014 at Northgate Care Center in Waukon. Funeral services were held Tuesday, September 2 at Old East Paint Creek Lutheran Church in rural Waterville, with Pastor Ken Kimball officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Edna Jeanette Bulman was born December 3, 1912 in rural Waukon, the daughter of Hans and Anna (Schager) Johnson. She was baptized at Old West Paint Creek Lutheran Church in rural Waukon and confirmed at St. John's Lutheran Church in Waukon. Edna graduated from Waukon High School in 1930 in Normal Training. She taught country school in the Allamakee County area.
June 22, 1936, she married Eldon Bulman in Freeport, IL. They farmed together in the Harpers Ferry area for several years until 1984. Edna moved to Waukon in 1988, and has been a resident at the Northgate Care Center since 2004.
Edna was a former member of Waterville Lutheran Church, where she was active in its ladies groups and was a member of Old East Paint Creek Lutheran Church. She was also a member of the Browning Club. Edna enjoyed working in her vegetable and flower gardens, sewing, talking about her Norwegian heritage, collecting stamps, cooking and spending time with her family and friends.
Survivors include her two daughters, Jean Buntrock and Betty Troendle, both of Waukon; eight grandchildren, Paul (Brenda) Promnitz of Waukon, Mark (Pam) Promnitz of Lowell, IN, LuAnn (Brent) Adams of Hugo, MN, Kristi (Darren) Newman of Papillion, NE, Ron (Susan) Troendle of Waukon, Glenn (Brenda) Troendle of Harpers Ferry, Darrell (Amy) Troendle of Waterville and Teresa (special friend Alex Schaefers) Brown of Harpers Ferry; 23 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Eldon, who died in 1984; three sons-in-law, Robert Promnitz, Dale Buntrock and Thomas Troendle; and a sister, Helma Nagel.
Casketbearers were Paul and Mark Promnitz, LuAnn Adams, Kristi Newman, Ron, Glenn and Darrell Troendle, and Teresa Brown. Online condolences may be left at www.martinfunerals.com.