Edward Huelsman

PLANO, TX - Edward Huelsman, 64, passed away May 7, 2013, after a six month struggle with cancer. He was born May 20, 1948, to Larry and Helen (Gietl) Huelsman in Springfield, Ill. Eddie met Penny Ann Steele and they married August 24, 1968, in Springfield. After graduating from Griffin High School, he earned a degree in electrical engineering from Univ. of Missouri at Rolla and worked forty-plus years, first as an engineer and later in sales and marketing.

He is survived by his wife, Penny of Plano; daughters, Stacy (John) Conway of Barrington, Ill., and Lori (Chris) Puhala of McKinney, Texas; five grandchildren; a brother, Larry Huelsman of Springfield; sisters, Barb (Bill) Hattendorf of Brookfield, Wis., and Mary (Ron) Parker of Springfield. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Eddie enjoyed traveling to Maine in the fall with his wife and cherished the times with his entire family together. He always had a smile in his eyes.

A memorial service was held May 12, 2013, in Allen, Texas. For those who wish, memorials may be made to the Be A Match Foundation.