Edwin “Ed” Falkenstein

Birth
Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 6 Mar 2015 (aged 88)
Fitchburg, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Monona, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 143405388 · View Source
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Died Friday, March 6, 2015, at Agrace HospiceCare, at the age of 88, after a short illness. Ed was born on May 17, 1926, in Madison, and grew up in the Atwood neighborhood, attending St. Bernard Catholic School and East High School. Upon his graduation in 1944, he joined the U.S. Navy, serving in the Pacific and seeing China and Korea before returning to Madison after the end of WWII. He took a job in the mail room at American Family Insurance. While working there, married May 15, 1948. Later, he got in on the ground floor of computerized records when the company bought its first computer in the 1950s. Ed retired from American Family in 1986. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Delia; a brother, Francis; nephew, Dana Falkenstein; brother-in-law, Bob Smith; and niece, Kathryn Smith Cook.


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  • Created by: Bob
  • Added: 6 Mar 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 143405388
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edwin “Ed” Falkenstein (17 May 1926–6 Mar 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 143405388, citing Roselawn Memorial Park, Monona, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Bob (contributor 47155955) .