Edward Wallace ‘Ted’ Cahill

Edward Wallace "Ted" Cahill of Naples, Fla., died Friday, Aug. 8, 2008, at age 89.

He was born in June of 1919 in Waukesha. Edward was the youngest son of Gertrude and Mark Cahill.

He graduated from Waukesha High School in 1938. During his school years, he served as manager of several athletic teams, was a "W" wearer and was active in the YMCA, among other activities.

In 1976, he retired from the Cahill Lumber and Coal Co., which he operated with his brother, Richard. The brothers also built homes in the city. With his wife, Grace (nee Ray), he built a home on Marco Island in Florida and became a resident there. In 1993, they moved to Bentley Village in Naples, where his wife died.

Ted was an avid fisherman, a duck hunter and a collector of wildlife art.

He is survived by his brother, Richard (Elizabeth) Cahill, and their three sons, Timothy in Montana, and Richard and David in Arizona.

Cremation took place at the Beachwood Society in Naples. For more information, call (239) 261-1767.