One of Senior Center founders passes away at age 102

Thursday, September 28, 2000

A prominent former Storm Lake resident has died at the age of 102 years, seven months.

Edna Luft, who along with her late husband John Luft was instrumental in founding the Senior Citizens Center in Storm Lake, passed away Friday in Yankton, S.D., where she has has lived since 1997.

She was born in Lake View in 1898, and the family farmed in the area for many years before moving into Storm Lake. Among her survivors are 19 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Memorial services are Saturday at 11 a.m. at Sliefert Funeral Home in Storm Lake. See a full obituary on today's Records page.

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