Edson Lebeck, 1935-2015

Published 10:40 am Thursday, February 19, 2015

Funeral services for Edson M. Lebeck will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hartland Evangelical Lutheran Church. The Rev. Shawn Stafford will officiate. Interment will be in West Freeborn Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Online condolences are welcome at www.bayviewfuneral.com.

Edson Lebeck

Edson Lebeck

Edson died Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, at his home in Manchester.

Edson Myrton Lebeck was born Sept. 21, 1935, in Albert Lea, the son of Edwin and Myrtle (Lovberg) Lebeck. He grew up on his family’s farm near Manchester. He attended Manchester Country School and graduated from Albert Lea High School. Edson took over the family farm following his father’s illness.

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On June 17, 1956, he was married to Betty Krueger at Concordia Lutheran Church of Pickerel Lake. Together they had four children. Edson was a member of Manchester Evangelical Lutheran Church. He enjoyed going to auctions, dancing and farming with his son, Alan.

Survivors include his children Brenda (David) Dickman, Julie Prust (Burt), Alan (Kim) Lebeck and Lori Lebeck Londo; grandchildren Rachel Dickman (fiance, Sean Selmecki), Megan Dickman, Nathan Prust, Laura Prust, Kayla (Joe) Neubauer, Stacia Lebeck, Marisa Londo and Alec Lebeck; great-grandchildren Madison, Ryder, Emilie and Lucy; and former wife, Betty Patterson.

Edson was preceded in death by his parents.