promoted to glory /Edith (Landon) Brodin

Salvationist Edith (Landon) Brodin, 99, was promoted to Glory April 10.

A former officer, Brodin was a faithful follower of Jesus Christ and member of The Salvation Army. She served for more than 75 years in a number of capacities, including corps pianist, bandmaster, corps sergeant major, corps cadet guardian, corps secretary and Sunday school teacher. For the past 50 years, she was a soldier of the Portland Tabernacle Corps.

Brodin is survived by her four children: Hugo Brodin, Lt. Colonel Harold (Joann) Brodin, Herb (Joan) Brodin and Sylvia Brodin McCaw, as well as numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

The Portland Tabernacle Corps held a celebration of life April 14. Commissioner Bill Luttrell officiated, with participation from Colonel Dave Hudson, Colonel Olin Hogan, Major Merle Elliott and Corps Officers Lts. Ray and Major Nancy Dihle. Brodin’s granddaughter, Kari Brodin Brown, remembered her grandmother.

The corps established a memorial fund in her name to support the music ministry.

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