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Obituary | Edwin M. Anderson, 95, of West Bend, WI

February 8, 2022 – West Bend, WI – Edwin M. Anderson of West Bend passed away at Froedert Hospital, West Bend, WI, early Monday morning, February 7, 2022, at the age of 95.

Edwin was born in Lake Park, MN on February 3, 1927, son of August and Sena (nee Skadishiem) Anderson. He attended local schools before joining the US Navy in 1944. He became a Seabee and was sent to Korea to build Quonset huts before he was discharged in 1947. He then joined the US Air Force in 1950 and served in both Iceland and Korea, where he was awarded a Bronze Star for his service, before being discharged in 1960.
Ed was united in marriage with Joyce Goral on March 3, 1956, in Milwaukee. The couple later settled in Port Washington before moving to West Bend in 1975. She preceded him in death in 2004.

Mr. Anderson was the first Maintenance Supervisor for the Port Washington School District, starting in 1967 and retiring in 1993.

Edwin was a big fan of the UW Badgers and the Green Bay Packers and enjoyed listening to Merle Haggard.

Those left to cherish his memory include his son, Larry, of West Bend, other family, and friends. He is preceded in death by siblings Selmer, Earl, and Sylvia Anderson.

Funeral services will be held at 12 noon on Thursday, February 10, 2022, at the Eernisse Funeral Home, 1600 W. Grand Ave., in Port Washington. The family will receive visitors on Thursday from 10 a.m. until services at 12 noon. He will be laid to rest beside his wife at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Port Washington, at a later date.


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