Edgar J. "Ed" Coogan

April 7, 1921 - April 8, 2006

Edgar J. "Ed" Coogan died Saturday, April 8, 2006, at the home of his daughter at age 85.

He was born April 7, 1921, in Waukesha, the son of Edward and Agnes (nee Gibson) Coogan. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was employed at International Harvester until his retirement and was a member of St. William Catholic Church in Waukesha.

Edgar is survived by his children, Edgar Jr. (Cherie) of Waukesha, Daniel of Calif., Barb (Tom) Lumb of Waukesha, Margaret Amundsen of Waukesha, Jerome (Rosie) of Watertown, Richard (Ruth) of Tennessee, Robert (Linda) of Waukesha, Fredrick of Milwaukee, Theresa Poeppel of Waukesha, Timothy of Georgia, and Susan Kohnke of Waukesha; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and one great-grandchild on the way.

He is preceded in death by two daughters, Catherine "Kitty" Schuenemann and Patricia Inczauskis; his great-grandson, Tyler Fabian; his parents and sister, Mary Coogan.

Visitation will be Thursday, April 13, 2006, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. A funeral service will be held Friday, April 14, 2006, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with Fr. Leonard Barbian officiating.

Burial will be at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery immediately following the funeral. Memorials may be made to St. William Catholic Church, 440 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188, or to the American Cancer Society, N19-W24350 Riverwood Drive, Waukesha, WI 53188.

For additional information, please contact the funeral home at 542-6609, or for an online obituary, directions or to leave condolences, go to www.waukeshafuneralhome.com.