Edna Farmer

January 22, 1922 – April 26, 2019

Edna Mae Farmer, aged 97, passed away surrounded by her loving family on April 26, 2019 after a battle with metastatic breast cancer. Edna was born in Bremerton, Washington to Ira Wilson and Marguarite (Burns) Wilson. In 1943 Edna moved to Angles Camp to be with her sister, Betty Soracco. While there she met the love of her life Lloyd W. Farmer. Together they had three children, Lloyd, Jeanne and Mark. Sadly Lloyd W. Farmer passed away in 1965. During her life she worked at Lerner’s, Montgomery Ward and retired from San Joaquin County Auditor Controllers office. She was an avid sports fan especially the “A”s. She loved to play BINGO and play the slots. Her family meant everything to her. She loved having her Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren around and always made herself available to care for them. She touched many lives and made a lasting impression on everyone she met.

She is preceded in death by her husband Lloyd W. Farmer, her bothers, Harold Wilson, Roy Wilson, and her sister Betty Soracco. Her sister Patty Zerr survives her. Children; Lloyd N. Farmer and Pamela Farmer, Jeanne Michel and Mark Farmer. Grandchildren; Shelly (Bob) Hardcastle, Joe (Kaylene) Farmer, Matt (Melani) Farmer, Amber Greenwood, Lisa (Mark) Kapogiannis, Suzanne (Damon) Cooper, Mark (Anna) Michel, Amy (Iracelis Mercado-Michel), Michael Michel, Shannon (Daniel Ahumada), Lloyd Farmer. 21 great grandchildren and 27 Great Great Grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews in California and Washington, also survive her.

Edna lived the last eight years of her life at Rio Las Palmas where she made friends with most of the residents and employees. The family would like to thank Blossom Ridge Hospice for all their hard work and caring support during the last seven months.


Viewing will be Friday, May 3, 2019 from 2pm to 8pm at the Cherokee Memorial Funeral Home    located at 831 Industrial Way, Lodi, CA 95240.


A memorial service will be held at the Vineyard Chapel at Cherokee Memorial Park, 14165 N. Beckman Rd, Lodi, CA 95240 on Saturday May 4, 2019 at 1:00 o’clock.

Cherokee Memorial is honored to serve the Farmer family.

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