Age 76, died July 16, 2011. He was born April 19, 1935, in Lansing. Edward graduated from MSU with a BS in electrical engineering and was employed at the Lansing Board of Water and Light for 25 years, retiring in 1999. He was preceded in death by his wife, Carol; parents, John and Anna; and 5 siblings. He is survived by his daughter, Joy Mote; brother, Robert and many friends. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, 2011, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel, with interment to follow in Deepdale Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday.