Edward H. born in 1911, in the house he had lived in all his life. He was the son of Gustav & Martha Scholz Achterberg. He married Florence Genda in Iowa 1939. Together they had one son, James. Formerly employed by Jobst Construction Co. over 25 years as a laborer, he retired in September 1973. He was a member of Laborers Union, Local 165. Mr. Achterberg collapsed while shoveling snow at his home, 2708 W. Marquette St.