Edward Foss, 89, Albert Lea

Published 9:25 am Monday, August 30, 2010

Funeral services for Edward Norman Foss, 89, of Albert Lea will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. from Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home. The Rev. Kent Otterman will officiate. Burial will be at Deer Creek Valley Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Wednesday. To sign the guestbook go to www.bayviewfuneral.com.

Edward Foss

Edward died on Friday, Aug. 27, 2010, at Thorne Crest Retirement Center.

Edward Norman Foss was born on Jan. 5, 1921, in London, Minn., the son of Ole J. and Annie (Swensrud) Foss. He was baptized and confirmed at Deer Creek Valley Church. Edward attended rural schools and farmed all of his life. Later in life, Edward would camp during the winter months in National Parks and National Forests where he loved to hike thru the forests and mountains. Edward also worked as a carpenter in construction.

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Survivors include his brother, Archie and wife Delores Foss of Albert Lea; sister, Olga Beach, Dows, Iowa; five nieces: Lori and husband Richard Nelson and daughter, Mollie, Peggy and husband Mike Miller and children: Brandon and Katie, Linda and husband Bob Reamon and children: Jill, Nicole, Kyla and Jessica, Patricia and husband Mike Larpenter and children: Jill and David, Janet and husband Mike Schroeder and son, Eric.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers: Laurence and Jay.