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Edwin M. Mungons, age 84, passed away Monday, November 18, 2013. He was born January 17, 1929, in Toledo, Ohio to Andrew and Barbara Mungons. After graduating from Jessup W. Scott High School, he served in the U.S. Army's 7th Infantry Division, during the Korean War.
Following his military service, he enjoyed a successful 20 year career in chemical sales with Oakite Products. In 1973, he purchased the
Waterville Machine Shop, and began a new career as the head of a machining company with production contracts for Champion Spark Plug and the U.S. Department of Defense. Several years later, the machine shop
began specializing in the production of wheel chair carriers, utilizing 5 U.S. patents Ed was awarded for designs to assist those with special needs. The Tilt 'n Tote wheel chair carriers were sold by distributors nationwide until Ed and Cathie retired in 1983, and moved to Florida. In 2006, Ed and his wife, Cathie, returned to Northwest Ohio to enjoy time with their families.
Ed is survived by his wife, Catherine Mungons; son, Derek (Amy) Mungons; daughter, Stacy (Jeff) Cox; stepdaughter, Theresa (Les) Calcamuggio, and step daughter, Bev (Dean) Bechstein. Ed is also
survived by brother, Andrew (Eleanor) Mungons; brother, Ralph (Mary) Mungons; 7 grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday,
November 22, at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Bowling Green, Ohio, followed by a private burial. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to St. Mark Lutheran Church or Wood Lane School in Bowling Green.
Dunn Funeral Home is
assisting the family with
arrangements. Condolences may be sent at
Dunn Funeral Home
408 W. Wooster St. Bowling Green, OH 43402
Published in Toledo Blade on Nov. 21, 2013