Edward C. Schlapman, 90

Edward C. Schlapman, a longtime resident of Mequon, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at Horizon Hospice in Mequon on Feb. 3, 2014 at the age of 90.

Edward was born on July 11, 1923, in the town of Granville, Milwaukee County, the son of Alfred W. and Erna (Nee Laun) Schlapman. Edward worked on the family farm with his parents for many years.  Later, on he started his own landscaping business.

Edward was united in marriage to Betty Jean (Nee Fridley) on May 26, 1945.

Edward is survived by his children, Jean (Mark) VanDyke, JoAnn (Peter) Armstrong and John Schlapman; daughter-in-law, Susan; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Edward was preceded in death by his wife, Betty; a son, Dean; and and sisters, Irene Finn and Sylvia Seidenschur.

Private family services will be held.

Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.muellerfuneralhome.com.

Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family.