George P. Edwards
Edwards, George P. Age 81 of Roseville, grew up in Woodstock and Pipestone, MN, passed away on April 18, 2021. Preceded in death by parents, Ralph and Gladys; step-parents, LuElla and Arnie Nissen; sister, LuJean Edwards; sister-in-law, Marguerite Harvieux; brother-in law, Jeff Scherman. Survived by beloved wife and best friend of 48 years, Rita; loved son and daughter-in-law, Stephen and Martyna; granddaughter, Eliana; sisters-inlaw, Terese (Jeff) Pederson, Paula Rosin (Bob Lorentz), and Joanne Scherman; other relatives and friends. He graduated from the U of M with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He began his 39+ years of federal service at NASA, Edwards Air Force Base, Lancaster, CA. His mother-in-law believed it was named after him. He then worked for Defense Contract Admin Services (DCAS) in the Twin Cities area. He graduated from the Roseville Civilian Police Academy, volunteer- ed as Roseville Park Patrol, Meals on Wheels, Medical Rides to the Elderly, St. Rose Arts and Environment Committee, and founding member of 20+ years in the St. Rose bell choir. Mass of Christian Burial 10 AM Thursday, April 22 at ST. ROSE OF LIMA CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2048 N. Hamline Ave., Roseville. Visitation 4-7 PM Wednesday at MUELLER- BIES FUNERAL HOME-ROSEVILLE, 2130 N. Dale St @ Cty Rd B and from 9-10 AM Thursday at the church. In lieu of flowers memorials preferred to St. Rose of Lima Church. MUELLER-BIES 651-487-2550 muellerbies.com
Published on April 21, 2021
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