Edison High School Alumni

Minneapolis, Minnesota (MN)

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This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

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In Memory Of
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Anita Stephanie Biernat (holt)
Anita Stephanie Biernat (Holt)
Class of 1980
Passed Jan 08, 2018
Anita was taken from us on Jan 8, 2018 by brain cancer. She will be always be missed and forever in our hearts.
Arthur Bretschneider
Arthur Bretschneider
Class of 1959
(Passed date unknown)
(no additional information)
Doris Seilitz
Doris Seilitz
Class of 1938
Passed Oct 10, 2017
(no additional information)
Gary G. Sandberg
Gary G. Sandberg
Class of 1971
Passed Mar 12, 2016
Long time resident of Northeast Minneapolis, Gary loved his community where he was born and raised. He was a graduate of Edison High School along with his siblings, his two daughters and 3 grandchildren. Edison has been our families high school for 3 generations. Gary passed away suddenly on March 12th, 2016 from an ATV accident.
Gloria Matthews
Gloria Matthews
Class of 1954
(Passed date unknown)
(no additional information)
Hillar Viljaste
Hillar Viljaste
Class of 1965
(Passed date unknown)
Class of '65 at Edison, Mpls. Hillar was my best friend. He was killed in Vietnam in 1967 by a sniper while on patrol. Made me very sad. I still miss him all these years later. Peace, buddy.
James Olszewski
James Olszewski
Class of 1966
Passed Oct 13, 1996
(no additional information)
James V "jim" Wojciak
James V "Jim" Wojciak
Class of 1967
Passed Dec 23, 2017
James V. 'Jim' Wojciak
James V. 'Jim' Wojciak
Wojciak, James "Jim" V. age 67 of Monticello, passed away peacefully on Dec 23, 2017. Preceded in death by parents, Helen and Felix; and brother, Ron. Survived by wife, Joan; children, Brandon (Jenny) Johnson, Steph Johnson and Ashley (Katie) Nelson; 4 grandchildren; sisters, Jean (Tom) Krocak and Mary Smith; many nieces and nephews; and other loving relatives and friends. Special thanks to the angels at the Heritage of Foley. Celebration of life at 1pm on Thurs, Dec 28 with visitation one hour prior at Peterson Grimsmo Chapel, 250 E. Broadway, Monticello. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred. Peterson Grimsmo 763-295-2918 Peterson-grimsmochapel.com
Joseph Nalepka
Joseph Nalepka
Class of 1938
Passed Jul 25, 2014
(no additional information)
Joyce Mcdonald (hoffman)
Joyce McDonald (Hoffman)
Class of 1959
Passed Jun 04, 2008
(no additional information)
June Calderwood (leach)
June Calderwood (Leach)
Class of 1959
(Passed date unknown)
(no additional information)
Mark Olszewski
Mark Olszewski
Class of 1964
Passed May 26, 2010
(no additional information)
Marlene Nelson (larson)
Marlene Nelson (Larson)
Class of 1955
Passed Dec 19, 2010
A memorial service for Marlene will be held in the spring of 2011.
Mary C. Scavo
Mary C. Scavo
Class of 1938
Passed Jul 07, 2006
(no additional information)
Ralph A. Johns Jr.
Ralph A. Johns Jr.
Class of 1955
Passed Apr 28, 1977
(no additional information)
Raymond Stephen Buganski, Jr.
Raymond Stephen Buganski, Jr.
Class of 1973
Passed Apr 07, 2011
Ray passed away unexpectedly. Ray worked many years for the Minneapolis Public school and many special friends, staff members and students. Ray was preceded in death: father, Raymond Stephen Buganski, Sr. and son, Ryan Buganski. Survived by mother, Mary, sisters Vicki (Buganski) Hamilton, Maureen (Buganski) Adkins, sons, Raymond III, Joseph, Joshua, special friend, Florence. and many grandchildren.
Richard Bailey
Richard Bailey
Class of 1959
(Passed date unknown)
(no additional information)
Richard W. Smith
Richard W. Smith
Class of 1951
Passed Dec 08, 2016
Richard W. 'Dick' Smith


Richard W. 'Dick' Smith

Smith, Richard W. "Dick" age 83, of Champlin, passed away Dec. 8, 2016. Preceded in death by daughter, Mary Elizabeth; sons, Gregory J. and Brian J.; grandchildren, Dane D. and Kaitlin E. Bakker and brother, John. Survived by wife of 34 years, Carol; sons, Kevin (Carol), Patrick (LaJeana); daughters-in-law, Paula and Jodi Smith; stepsons, Timothy, James, Kenneth (Linda) Folley; grandchildren Kevin, Derek, Shayna, Sonya, Shelby, Joshua, Bailey, Austin; stepgrandchildren Shannyn, Ben, Ryan, Joshua, Sean, Rayja; 3 great-grandchildren, Kayden, Eleanor and Allister; sister, Mary (Patrick) Gallagher; special friend, John Wangensteen. Edison High School graduate, U.S. Army veteran. Retired from Barton Contracting. In his retirement, Richard drove MTC bus and senior transportation. Memorial service Friday, Dec. 16, 11 AM, Servant of Christ Church, 740 E. Hayden Lake Road, Champlin. Interment Fort Snelling Cemetery. Visitation one hour prior to service at church. Washburn-McReavy.com Coon Rapids Chapel 763-767-1000
Robert Bonden
ROBERT BONDEN
Class of 1967
Passed Jun 08, 1973
BOB AND I WERE IN CLASSES SINCE 6TH GRADE,HOME FROM VIETNAM (HAUNTED HIM TO HIS DEATH)AROUND 21 22 YRS OLD.ANOTHER OF THE 300,000 NAM VETS SUICIDES ,2017. BBC CALLS US HAUNTED HEROS BACK IN 1985 WHEN THEY FILMED NAM VETS.USA.CHAPLAIN GEOF STEINER USMC NAM 67 68 DMZ. 1973 BOBS BROTHER TOLD ME HIS BROTHERS TRADGEDY ,I PICKED HIM UP LOWRY AVE HITCHIKING.
Robert E. Benson
Robert E. Benson
Class of 1958
Passed Mar 26, 2018
My brother Bob passed away peacefully on March 26, 2018 with his family by his side. He lived in Eagle River, Alaska. He spend 30 years as a Firefighter in Colorado and Alaska. He retired as Captain.

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