Edith Kathryn ComportEdith Kathryn Comport, 90, loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother, died peacefully at home on Feb. 13, 2012, after a brief illness.
Edith Kathryn Comport, 90, loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother, died peacefully at home on Feb. 13, 2012, after a brief illness.
She was born Nov. 8, 1921, in Superior.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ella and Carl Anthony Bjorkman; sisters Vera Fleming, Gladys Haas, Muriel Bjorkman, Thelma Van Landschoot and Ruth Jones; brothers Clyde Bjorkman and Carl Bjorkman.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years Duane Comport; daughter and son-in-law, Jelan and Jim Heidelberg; son and daughter-in-law Jeff and Donna Comport; daughter-in-law Amy Comport; grandchildren and grandchildren-in-law, Jeff and Jessi Heidelberg, Cindy Heidelberg and Austin Kuchenbecker, Elizabeth Comport, Christie Heidelberg and Stephanie Comport; great-grandchildren Jake and Ellie Heidelberg; sister and brother-in-law Alice and Lawrence Morrow; numerous nieces and nephews.
We like to thank Jones-Harrison Assisted Living, Heartland Hospice and Fairview Home Care Services for their compassion and teamwork in making Edith's last weeks peaceful and comfortable.
Memorials to Twin Cities Public Television preferred. Private memorial service planned.