Edward O. Vandenberg entered eternal life Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at the age of 73. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Jean (nee Owens) Vandenberg. Edward was the loving father of Julie Therese (Treg) Peyton and Ann Kathleen “Kate” Vandenberg and the loving grandfather of Taylor and Sophia.
Ed was married to Kathy Vandenberg for 35 years and remained good friends. He was the dear brother of Mary Jo (Robert) Wallis and the dear uncle of Mickey Wallis, Mary Sue (Jim) Siepmann, Pam (Dave) Arend and Carolyn (Scott) Bush. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.
A memorial gathering of Ed’s life will be held from 11 a.m. until the noon memorial Mass on Saturday, Dec. 21, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 225 S. Hartwell Ave., Waukesha. Private interment will be at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery, Waukesha.
Ed’s children, Julie and Kate, were the center of his life. He adored and loved them so very much. He worked at Golden Guernsey Dairy for 40 years and loved and appreciated his friends and co-workers. Ed volunteered at the Waukesha food pantry. He proudly served his country in the United States Army in Korea from 1961 to 1963.
Peace of Mind Funeral & Cremation Services, 5325 W. Greenfield Ave., West Milwaukee, is serving the family. For more information, call 414-453-1562.