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Edward McBride Obituary
McBride, Edward Dennis Loving father, husband and friend, passed away Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at Clare Bridge of Kenosha. He was 86, born May 29, 1928 in Brooklyn, NY. Edward was the beloved husband of DeEtte Eleanor Hall McBride; loving father of Thomas (Sharon), Dean (Wendy), and Kathleen (Robert) Sommer; cherished grandfather of 8; and great-grandfather of 5. Edward is also survived by his sister, Gertrude McBride; sister-in-law, Eleanor Hall; and many nieces and nephews. Edward gave much of himself to others whether it was in service to his country (USN WWII), volunteering for the Boy Scouts, or assisting his pastor in his visiting ministry; Edward demonstrated that love for others. He was active in Amvets, the Moose, and Toastmasters. Throughout his life, Edward loved the outdoors, enjoyed camping, fishing, traveling and golf. Most of all, Edward put family first. Edward was preceded in death by his beloved wife, DeEtte; his parents, Francis and Gertrude McBride; and elder brother, Eugene. A time of gathering will be held Saturday, June 7, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at the First United Methodist Church, 128 N. Martin Luther King Ave. and West Clayton, Waukegan, IL. Interment will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, June 9, 2014 at Southern Wisconsin Veteran's Memorial Cemetery, Union Grove, WI. In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation can be made to: Honor Flight Chicago, 938 West Montana St., Chicago, IL 60614, honorflightchicago.org. The family would like to thank Clare Bridge of Kenosha and their wonderful staff who cared for Edward in his final days, and the compassionate staff of Hospice Advantage. Proko Funeral Home & Crematory, 5111-60th St. PH: (262) 654-3533. Visit Edward's Online Memorial Book at: www.prokofuneralhome.com.
Published in the Lake County News Sun from June 5 to June 11, 2014
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