Edward (Big Ed) Schwaesdall, 84, of San Diego California, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 16, 2014, surrounded by family at his home.
Ed was born on June 21, 1929 in the county hospital of San Diego. He was the youngest boy of five siblings; Ed was a molder at North Island for 30 years. Ed had a passion for his work and loved to create brass castings. One of his last pieces of work was to cast and replace the missing bell of the Santa Ysabel Mission. Ed also loved country music and singing with his son's on occasion. Ed married the love of his life Brigida (Vicky) Perez, in 1947. He had five children and resided in San Diego. Ed lived for his children and grandchildren and will be deeply missed by all.
Survived by daughter Mary Frances; and sons, Paul Schwaesdall, John & wife, Shirley Schwaesdall, Jack & wife, Shelley Schwaesdall, Steve & wife, Linda Schwaesdall; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great grandchild. Preceded by his wife, parents and five siblings.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at 12:00pm at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Hall Ramona, CA.