Eugene Ewoldt

September 29, 2013

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Updated: Tue, 01 Oct 2013 11:56:46 CST

Eddie Eugene “Ed” Ewoldt, 53, of Grand Island died Sunday, September 29, 2013 at home with family by his side.

Eddie Eugene “Ed” EwoldtService will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at All Faiths Funeral Home.  Dan Naranjo will officiate. Burial will be at the Grand Island City Cemetery. The family asks attendees to dress casually.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

Ed was born August 28, 1960 in Grand Island to Gaylon and Shirley (Shriner) Ewoldt.

Survivors include his wife Janet; son and fiancé Brandon Ewoldt and Rachel Tomasek of Alda; brother and sister-in-law, Dennis and Paula Ewoldt; sisters and brothers-in-law, Dianna Ewoldt and friend Raymond Gray, Lori and Robert (Ewoldt) Steinacher, all of Grand Island, and Debbie and Michael Petersen of Jefferson City, MO.

Those also left to cherish his memory include granddaughter McKensie Ewoldt; nieces and nephews Travis and Mandy Ewoldt, Angela and Marty Jr. (Ewoldt) Rodenbaugh, Melissa and Joe (McNish) Crick, Cory Steinacher and Tyler Steinacher; great nieces and nephews Elysia Ramos, Gaje Rodenbaugh, Colt Rodenbaugh, Erin Ewoldt, Eli Ewoldt and Judah Crick.

He was preceded in death by parents, brother, Jimmy Ewoldt and dog NeeCee.

Ed attended Seedling Mile School and Grand Island Northwest High School. He was united in marriage to Brenda Johnson on May 18, 1979, in Grand Island. On December 18, 1979, Brandon was born. On March 13, 1998, Ed was united in marriage to Janet Steveson of Grand Island. He drove truck for Bob Stubby Trucking Company for many years, drove a short time for Petersen Farms and worked with Robinson Well Drilling. Ed went back to the family farm when his parents passed away. He joined Aurora Cooperative in January 1991 until the time of his passing.  He was a member of Sons of American Legion Post 1357 and the Platt Duetsche. Enjoyments included spending time with his granddaughter, family, friends and his little four legged daughter “Tassy”, driving around in his Jeep and the pride he put into his yard and anything he did. He would help anyone in need and always had a smile on his face.

A memorial fund will be established in Ed’s name.