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Howard Lee Edmundson
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Birth: Jan. 28, 1935
Merced County
California, USA
Death: Jun. 20, 2012
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA

Howard Edmundson

Howard Lee Edmundson, 77, of Belleville, IL, born January 28, 1935, in Merced, CA, died Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at his residence.

Mr. Edmundson retired from the U.S. Air Force as a chief master sergeant after 28 years of service to his country, including during the Korean Conflict. He later worked for 20 years as a foreman at U.S. Steel in Granite City, IL. Howard was a member of the VFW at Scott Air Force Base, IL, and a 3rd Degree Mason.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, JoAnn E., nee Appel, Edmundson, whom he married on December 22, 1954, and who died on December 22, 2010; his father, Howard L. Edmundson; and his brother, Philip (Marilyn) Edmundson.

Surviving are his two sons, Richard Edmundson of Belleville, IL,
and James (Jean) Edmundson of Collinsville, IL;
five grandchildren, Christopher A. Edmundson, Richard A. Edmundson,
Vanessa J. (Lawrence Jr.) Dasch, Samantha L. Petty, and James L. Edmundson II;
two great-grandchildren, Sophia G. Dasch and Lawrence J. "LJ" Dasch;
his mother, Aletha Fay, nee Peckham, Edmundson of Oak Harbor, WA;
his sister, Nancy Morse of Oak Harbor, WA;
and nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 25, 2012, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Rev. Kenneth York officiating.

Burial will follow at Green Mount Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL. 
Family links: 
  JoAnn E Appel Edmundson (1936 - 2010)
Green Mount Catholic Cemetery
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 38.49049, -89.93563
Created by: AZLITE
Record added: Jun 22, 2012
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