Edward was born on February 4th, 1935 at Stoughton, Saskatchewan and was called Home to be with his Lord and Saviour on January 11th, 2010 at the age of 74 years.
Ed will be lovingly remembered by his wife Hertha; their children, Art Willman of Lumby, B.C., Wendy (Jay) Morgan and Brenda (Dan) Streichert of Vernon, B.C. and Tara (Tory) Romailler of Lavington, B.C.; eight grandchildren, Kailee, Justin, Sean, Kaitlin, Nicholas, Jordan, Jenna and Joshua; his sisters and brothers, Margaret (Arnold) Haller of Salmon Arm, B.C., Hilda (John) Loewen of Kelowna, B.C., Ernie Willman of Saskatchewan, Liz (Calvin) Phillips of Parson, B.C. and Annabel (Gordon) Conway of Lumby, B.C.; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members. He was preceded in death by one infant grandson, Riley Morgan on December 2nd, 2006; and two brothers, Vernon (Vern) Willman on August 29th, 2002 and Elmer (Al) Willman on March 27th, 2009.
Those wishing to pay their last respects to Ed may do so at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Friday, January 15th, 2010 from 9:30-10:30 A.M., after which interment will take place in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. A Celebration Of Ed’s Life will follow at the Vernon Family Church, 3508-25th Avenue at 1:30 P.M. with Pastor Dithmar Molzahn officiating.
As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Ed to the Alzheimer Society Of B.C., #102-3402-27th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S1 or to the charity of their choice.
The family extends a heartfelt thanks to the nurses and care aids of Polson Special Unit for the wonderful, loving care they gave to Ed during the past 13 months.