Edgar W. Paschke, age
93, of Faribault, died on Monday, October 1, 2007
at Infinia at Faribault Health Care Center.
Memorial services will be held on Friday, October 5, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. at
First English Lutheran Church, Faribault, with the Reverend Richard L.
Jorgensen officiating. Interment will be at Meadow Ridge Memorial Park,
Memorial visitation will be held at the church for one hour prior to the
service on Friday.
Edgar William Paschke, the son of John and Natalie (Kuether) Paschke,
was born on July 23, 1914 in Wells Township, Rice County. He married Clara
Clausen on November 20, 1933 in Owatonna. She preceded him in death on
January 17, 1979. Edgar was formerly employed by Sellner Manufacturing and
as a mechanic at several garages in Faribault including Mullens, Lockwood
Auto, Shreyer Motor Co. and also for J.W. Craig.
He is survived by five children, Arlene (and Robert) Schmitt of Eden
Prairie, Nancy Janke of Northfield, Dale (and Joan) Paschke of Tony, WI,
James (and Mary Jean) Paschke of Faribault and Debra (and Tony) Benjamin of
Shamrock, TX; 22 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; one great great
grandson; one daughter in law, Janice Paschke of Faribault; and several
nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Clara; one son,
Bernard Paschke; one brother, Harold Paschke; his stepfather, Fred
Rothenburg; and three grandchildren, John, Allen and Elizabeth Janke.
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