Andeen, Edmund Clifford “Ed” (1907-2003)

Edmund Andeen, 95, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2003 at the Good Samaritan Center, Warren.

Edmund Clifford Andeen was born July 14, 1907 in Foldahl Township, Marshall County, the son of Emmanuel and Hannah Skoglund. He attended country school.

Edmund married Evelyn Westman Sept. 6, 1935. She died on March 14, 1937 after the birth of their daughter. Edmund was a welder in the shipyards during World War II. He was a self employed contractor who owned a gravel pit, built township roads and cleared land.

On Oct. 23, 1954, he married Gladys Lundberg. They made their home in Warren.

He was a member of the Warren Evangelical Covenant Church and the Warren Rod and Gun Club.

Edmund was an avid fisherman and hunter. He made many beautiful lamps from wood and he also did excellent metal work. He was known for being a “fix it” man – “If Ed can’t fix it, it ain’t broke”.

Left to mourn his passing are daughter, Joyce (Roger) Bjerk, Edelstein, Ill.; stepchildren, Marlyce Walker, Phoenix, Ariz., Joseph (Betty) Lundberg of Gold Canyon, Ariz., and Ruth Ann (Robert) Strandberg, Warren; 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, sisters, Gladys Johnson, Thief River Falls and MaryAnn (Clem) Schwartz, Eau Claire, Wis. and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Evelyn, brother, Kenneth and sisters, Eleanore Hanson and Doris Peterson.

[Interred Greenwood cemetery]

Transcribed by:  Cheryl Srnsky