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Edgar Cheaney


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Edgar Cheaney Obituary
Cheaney, Edgar
1922 - 2017
Edgar S. Cheaney, 95, of Granville, died October 17, 2017. He was born on April 24, 1922 to James W. and Margaret (Power) Cheaney in Petersburg, Illinois. He served as a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy during World War II and the Korean Emergency. He graduated from the University of Illinois in 1944 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. After working at Allis Chalmers in Springfield, Illinois, for several years, he began his career at Battelle Memorial Institute in Columbus, Ohio in 1957, primarily working in transportation engineering. Ed married Terrie (Harriett) Mueller in 1944 and they joyfully celebrated their 73rd anniversary together this past August. Ed was a loving father to Sally (Alger), Paula (Bowers), Phebe (Engel) and David, and grandfather to Hannah Levin, Sarah Gabel, Jordan Quickel, Maggie Fryer, Clara Eckel and Grace Engel. He has three dear great-granddaughters, Cheaney, Tenley and Piper Gabel. A memorial gathering will be held at Kendal at Granville, 2158 Columbus Rd. SW, Granville, Ohio on Thursday October 26 at 10:30 am, in the Amelia Room. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Kendal Caring Friends Fund, with specific reference the "wood shop" if desired, to Kendal at Granville, 2158 Columbus Road SW, Granville, OH 43023, Attn: Philanthropy Office. Online condolences may be expressed at www.mcpeekhoekstra.com where a complete obituary is available.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Oct. 21, 2017
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