|Father:||Hovaar Hovaarson Lura||Mother:||Ellen Olena Nelson Lura|
|Siblings:||Harvey Elmer Lura, Nettie Welhelmina Lura Loomis|
Edna served in WWII, promoted to Lieutenant Colonel on August 26, 1948. She served on the Army Medical Specialist Corps Advisory Editorial Board.
In her earlier days she was a physical therapist located in Hot Springs Arkansas and gave treatments to President Franklin Roosevelt and General John Pershing.