Edith Wylder

Feb. 15, 1925-July 4, 2013

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Private services for former SMSU English Professor Edith Perry Wylder, 88, will be Oct. 20 in Morrison, Ill. Contributions can be sent to the Murray State University Foundation’s Deb and Edith Wylder Creative Writing Scholarship, or to the SMSU Foundation, 1501 State St., Marshall, MN, 56258.

She died July 4, 2013.

She was born Feb. 15, 1925, to Maude and Beverly Perry in Akron, Ohio.

Survivors include her son, Paul Stamm; grandson; stepsons, Steven and William; and former husband, William Stamm of Albuquerque, N.M.