Edna Elizabeth VanDerlinde was born August 27, 1921 at Wilton, ND to Andrew and Katherine (Fischer) Bahmuller. At a young age she moved with her family to South Dakota. In 1939 she was baptized by Rev. Lang. She attended school in Taylor Township in Hanson County. She worked at the Sioux Valley Hospital in Sioux Falls for seven years. On October 5, 1962 she married Tony VanDerlinde at the church parsonage in Emery. She was employed at the Diamond Care Center in Bridgewater for thirty-three years. Listening to old time gospel music was her favorite pastime.
She is survived by two brothers: Alton Bahmuller and wife, Faye of Alexandria and LeeRoy Bahmuller and wife, Colleen of Mitchell; two sisters-in-law, Marie Bahmuller of Emery and Sadie Bahmuller of Springfield and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Tony in 1975, one infant sister, Leona and four brothers, Edward, Irvin, Ted and Herbert.