MARENGO – Edward A. Ramsten, of Marengo, died Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, at home.
He was born in Chicago to Edward and Victoria, nee Braun, Ramsten. On Oct. 1, 1982, he married Trish Driscoll in Downers Grove.
He worked as a systems analyst for Western Electric for more than 40 years until his retirement in 1986. He enjoyed reading, music, art and had a talent for watercolor.
He is survived by his wife, Trish, nee Driscoll, Ramsten; his daughter, Randee Mazurek; his sister, Rita (Allan) Scanlan; his nieces, Kathy (Carl) Sahlhoff, Debra (Donald) Walter, Beth (Allen VanNote) Scanlan and Karen (Kevin) Schoenecker; and his nephews, Donald (Kathy) Robertson and Richard (Marg) Robertson.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Elaine Wells.
In keeping with his wishes, services will be private.
Memorials may be given in his name to the American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60601.
Online condolences may be left att www.marengo-unionfuneralhome.com.