Edward Eugene Dector, 89, of Great Falls, a retired sheet metal worker and World War II veteran, died of natural causes Friday, Dec. 28, at a local care facility.
A private family service will be held at a later date. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Schnider Funeral Home.
Edward is survived by his daughter, Carol Iantosca of Great Falls; son, Michael E. Dector of Columbia Falls; 10 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Rose Marie Dector; and a son, Joseph Dector Ehnot.
Published in Great Falls Tribune on Dec. 31, 2012