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October 27, 2018
There are very few people who are as individually talented as Ed, so brilliant at everything he would apply himself to that the problem wasn't in finding a trade to excel in as much as it was finding the time to do everything he could possibly do; fewer still are as humb... Continue Reading
Carole Ecker
October 27, 2018
I was privileged to meet Ed when I worked at St. Mary's. He thought I knew something about writing, so he asked me to read an article he was readying for publication. Wow. If he could write that well in English, not his native language, how beautifully must he write in D... Continue Reading
Vicky Padway
October 26, 2018
For many years I knew Ed as the nice man who worked in maintenance at St. Mary’s Hospital. It was after he retired and wrote the retiree newsletter that I learned what a talented writer he was. It struck me as unusual and special that someone who was so mechanical coul... Continue Reading
Kim Peyton
October 24, 2018
Prayers for the family. I didn’t know him but I know how much his daughter love him and that tells me he was a remarkable man. Hugs Wendy
Zac Kniess
October 24, 2018
I have many memories of “Mr. Ed.” We played pinball, or out in garage and joked around a lot. To do this day I do the Hawaian Punch joke to my kids. The man always had a smile on his face and was laughing. That’s what I will remember the most. He raised an incredible ... Continue Reading
October 23, 2018
Ed was my Neighbor for 20 yrs on Rae Lane in Madison. He was such a wonderful man to know. In winter for many years, he would snow blower the side walk in front of our house, even before I could out there. He did it out of kindness and said he enjoyed the exercise. He l... Continue Reading
Lisa Sadeghian
October 23, 2018
As a child in the neighborhood I remember Mr. Van Woelderen with such fondness. He was so kind and gentle. AND he was the first person I ever knew that played guitar- Cool! He will be sorely missed. Sending healing love and light to you all.
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Bernadette Kohnmann
October 23, 2018
I remember going to a dairy farm with Ed and other family members. It was October and freezing, but we still took the tour and got to milk a cow. We were back there (from warm California) for Heidi and Chris' wedding. I mentioned to Ed that I had always wanted to milk... Continue Reading
Troy Van Woelderen
October 21, 2018
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Troy Van Woelderen
October 21, 2018
Uncle Ed, you were probably the Smartest man i knew. I will miss you dearly. Between you and your little Brother, my father, have set an example, and given me the strength and courage to become a better person. Love forever. Me
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