Thomas Edell

THOMAS E. EDELL, SR., 77 ROCKFORD - Thomas E. Edell, Sr, 77, Rockford, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2013 in Amberwood Nursing Home. Born July 23, 1935 in Red Wing, MN. Graduated from St. Paul Catholic Seminary and attended the University of Minnesota. Served in the U.S. Army from 1954-1957. Married Linda Kruse on August 3, 1963 in Independence, IA. He had worked for Longview Fibre Company and was a former member of St. Bernadette Church. Survivors include his wife, Linda; children, Tom (Tammy) Edell, Jr, Tim Edell and Kristin (Dan) Michaels; grandchildren, Keith, MaKayla, Kason, Dylan, Kaitlin and Megan. The family would like to give special thanks to the Amberwood Nursing Home Staff for the special care given to Tom. Per Tom's request, no services will be held. The family was assisted by Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory, Riverside Chapel, 3910 N. Rockton Ave. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family. Express condolences and share memories at

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Published in Rockford Register Star from July 7 to July 8, 2013