Harold ‘Howie’ L. Edwards

April 24, 1926 - May 20, 2008

Harold "Howie" L. Edwards, 82, of Dousman, passed away peacefully Tuesday May 20, 2008, at his residence surrounded by his family and friends. He was born April 24, 1926, in Dousman, the son of the late Hugh and Ella (nee Schaefer) Edwards.

He was a very dedicated employee for Wolf Construction, where he worked for 47 years. He was a huge Packers and Brewers fan, and a devoted husband, father, grandpa and great-grandpa.

Howie will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 55 years, Mary Ann (nee Krueger) of Dousman; daughter Pam (Ken) Tetzlaff of Dousman; grandchildren, Danielle, Jeff and Kallie Schiefelbein of Dousman; his precious great-grandchild, Allayna; brother, Russ (Mary) Edwards of Dousman; mother-in-law, Mary Safford of Oconomowoc; sister-in-laws, Betty Edwards and Nancy Edwards of Dousman, Ruth (Orv) Tuskey of Oconomowoc, Donna Droegkamp of Merton and Laurie (Ron) Maass of Ixonia; and brother-in-laws, Edwin "Butch" (Joanie) Krueger of Oconomowoc and Dick Krueger of Madison. Howie is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his son, Mark; sister, Ginny (Harold) Wonoski; brothers, Bob and Dick Edwards; fathers-in-law, Edwin and Henry; sister-in-law, Janet Steele; and brother-in-law, Dave Droegkamp.

Visitation will be held from noon until the 3 p.m. funeral service Saturday, May 24, at Emmanuel United Church of Christ, 36821 Sunset Drive (Highway 18), Dousman, with the Rev. Nansi Hawkins officiating. Burial will be held at Ottawa Cemetery.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Emmanuel United Church of Christ in Dousman.

Mealy’s Funeral Home is assisting the family. For further information, please call 594-2442.