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Edward Farrell Hemphill, Sr
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Birth: Jan. 27, 1935
Itasca County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Oct. 26, 2008
Side Lake
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA

Edward F. Hemphill, 73, of Side Lake - French Township died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2008, at his residence in French Township.

He was born Jan. 27, 1935, in Togo to Frank L. and Florence E. (Loucks) Hemphill. He attended school in Togo and Alango, and was united in marriage to Irene Lange on Aug. 6, 1955, in Chisholm. Ed was a 38-year employee of Pickands Mather at the Danube Mine in Bovey and was a service truck driver for Hibbing Taconite until his retirement in 1993.

He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt, fish and especially enjoyed gardening at the family homestead in Togo. He was a proud member of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association. Ed will be forever remembered for his love of family, love of life, his quick wit and wonderful sense of humor.

Ed is survived by his devoted wife of 53 years, Irene; children: Michael (Terri) of Chisholm, Patricia (Dale) Urdahl of Chisholm, Daniel (Terri) of Hibbing, and Jerry (Teresa Jance) of Chisholm; eight grandchildren: Jason, Celeste and Crystal Hemphill, Heather (Dustin) Anderson, Nicolle Jaksha and Joshua, Jamie and Joel Urdahl; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Jeanne (Robert) Johnson of Hibbing, and Verna (Gene) Brooks of Calumet; and numerous nephews and nieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Lloyd; and sister, Vera Johnson.

Funeral: Memorial Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008, at Rupp Funeral Home & Cremation Service Chapel in Chisholm with the Rev. Steve Breitbarth of Grace Lutheran Church in Chisholm officiating.

Visitation: Will be for one hour prior to the service Wednesday at the funeral home.

Burial: Private family inurnment will be in Bearville Township Cemetery.

Arrangements are with Rupp Funeral Home & Cremation Service Chapel in Chisholm. 
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  Irene Phyllis Lange Hemphill (1936 - 2013)*
*Calculated relationship
Bearville Cemetery
Itasca County
Minnesota, USA
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Record added: Jan 27, 2011
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Edward Farrell Hemphill, Sr
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