Edwin F. Moede of Oconomowoc passed away Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011, at age 87.
He is the beloved husband of Geraldine.
Edwin was born Jan. 9, 1924, in Waukesha, to William and Addie Moede. He married Geraldine on Oct. 29, 1960, in Milwaukee. Edwin worked for the railroad after he finished school. In 1945, he joined the fire department for the U.S. Navy until 1947. He started driving truck after he got out of the service and retired in 1984. Edwin was a part-time driver for Ewald’s. He was a bus driver for many years for the Oconomowoc Transport Company.
Edwin was the loving father of William (Carmen) Moede, Gregory Moede and James Moede, and the dear brother of Alice (Curt) Schroeder, Ila Moede, Betty Wallace and Gerald Moede. He is also survived by his step-grandchildren, Max (Tara) Montgomery, Melissa Montgomery (fiance Brian) and Miranda, Kevin and Kyle McKenzie; sisters-inlaw, Elizabeth Sundt and Anna Mae (Eugene) Sjoberg; brothers-in-law, Leonard McGowan and Thomas (Beverly) McGowan; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Edwin was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Patricia in 2007 and many other relatives.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the noon funeral Mass on Saturday, Aug. 13, at St. Jerome Catholic Church, 995 S. Silver Lake St., Oconomowoc. His final rest will be at St. Jerome Cemetery.
Memorials to St. Jude’s Hospital in Edwin’s name are appreciated.
Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4459 or visit online atwww.schmidtandbartelt.com.