Lillian Jessie Edmiston 1930-2013

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Lillian Jessie Edmiston

May 9th, 1930 – February 14th, 2013

On February 14th, 2013 Lillian was reunited with her adoring brother and sister, Ian and Moira Banks, loving husband Glen Edmiston, devoted daughter Eileen Blake and beautiful great-granddaughter Paige Haley.

Lillian was born on May 9th, 1930 to John and Elizabeth Banks in Sacramento, California. She spent the beginning years of her life in Oakland and later moved to Capitola.

Lillian moved to Nevada City with her son and daughter in 1954 where she worked at the Pacific Bell phone company.

On June 10th, 1966 she married the love of her life Glen Edmiston. They moved to Alleghany where Glen was the Principal of Alleghany High School. Lillian played a big part in the community as a founding member of the Mother’s Club.

Glen and Lillian later moved to Live Oak where Glen took a position as Principal at Live Oak High School. After Glen retired in 1990 they moved to Camptonville to be closer to their grandchildren.

Lillian was passionate about bowling, singing, playing piano, her friends and her family.

She is survived by her son Ian Haley, step-daughters Linda, Chris and Teri Edmiston, nieces Victoria and Heather Banks, nephew Craig Banks and many loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is loved and will always be missed.

The family invites friends and loved ones for a celebration of her life at 4pm on March 1st at Christopher’s Old World Deli – 206 W Main St Grass Valley.


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