Meier, Edmund R. Age 98, of Edina, died Tuesday, Dec. 24. Preceded in death by wife, Kathleen; and son, Timothy. Survived by daughter, Mollie Paulson (Dave); son, Kenneth (Bunny); son, Daniel (Jan); daughter, Colleen Blackburn (Mike); 14 grandchildren, and 27 great- grandchildren. Ed was born at the family farm in Holdingford, MN, in 1915. After graduating from the University of Minnesota, he served in the US Navy during WWII and retired after 27 years at International Multifoods. In retirement he performed over 5,000 hours of volunteer work at Fairview Southdale hospital. Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, 11 AM in the chapel of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 6820 St Patrick's Lane, Edina. Enter the west parking lot from Gleason Rd. Visitation 1 hour prior to service at church.
This obituary was originally published in the Star Tribune.