Jeri Anne Edlund

Jeri Anne (Marcus) Edlund was born on June 24, 1946 in Otter Creek, Iowa.  She passed away peacefully in Knoxville, TN on February 16, 2021 at the age of 74.

She moved to Minneapolis, MN at the age of 17, beginning a long life of strength and independence, where she met her husband of 29 years, Ronald Edlund.  They raised their family in Sedalia, CO enjoying the beautiful Rocky Mountains and all they have to offer. She was a loving and devoted mother who encouraged and supported all her kids’ endeavors.  After her children were grown, she moved to Chandler, AZ where she lived for 20 years.  Her career was in the disaster recovery field and later in life she successfully ran her own consulting business.

She had a love of traveling which took her all over the world.  She passed her love of learning and her adventurous spirit to her children.  She is remembered by family and friends for her caring and compassionate heart and was celebrated for her unique ability to listen and provide insightful advice.

She is preceded in death by her parents Raymond and Mary Marcus of Otter Creek, IA.

She is survived by her son Nathan Edlund (Amy Granger) of Richland, MI; her 2 daughters Christina (Jeremy) Gormley of Knoxville, TN and Melissa Edlund (Jeff Kenny) of North Hollywood, CA; and four grandchildren; 3 brothers Tom (Paula) Marcus of Andrew, IA, Paul Marcus of Mesa, AZ, and Wayne (Debbie) Marcus of Otter Creek, IA; and her sister Karen Marcus of Belt, MT.

A service will be held at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Otter Creek, IA at 11 A.M. on Thursday, June 24th.

The Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa is caring for the family.  Please feel free to call with notes of support or leave words of comfort on the funeral home website at

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