Edmund Anthony Wild (1930 - 2019)

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Edmund Anthony Wild, 88, of Enfield, formerly of Windsor, passed away on Jan. 2, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born at home in Windsor on Dec. 28, 1930, son of the late Karl and Mae Elizabeth Wild. A graduate of John Fitch High School, Ed worked as a mechanic for Wagner Ford in Simsbury and later the Town of Windsor, retiring in 1992. He honorably served overseas in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and volunteered with the Town of Windsor Civil Defense organization as a part of the underwater recovery team. Ed was a kind and sweet man who loved his family and was exceedingly generous with his time and talents. After losing his devoted wife Marion Wild in 2000, Ed married Beverly M. Rauschenbach and the two resided in Enfield.

In addition to his wife, Beverly, he leaves his children Jean Wild of Suffield, Stephanie Jubrey of Windsor, Shirley Wild of Worcester, Vermont, Edmund A. Wild II of North Granby, Andrea Pratt of Oakdale, California, Clayton Wild of Southwick, Massachusetts; step-children, Kim Cherpak of Enfield and Eric Rauschenbach of Enfield; brother, Karl E. Wild of Windsor; and sister, Mae Elizabeth Kronengold of Florida; 16 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 8, at the St. Jeanne Jugan Parish - St. Bernard Church, 426 Hazard Ave., Enfield. Burial with military honors will immediately follow in Windsor Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

His family will receive friends at Carmon Funeral Home, 807 Bloomfield Ave., Windsor, on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m.

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Published in Journal Inquirer from Jan. 5 to Jan. 11, 2019
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