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Lt. Colonel Edward Maynard Nygren

1934 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Lt. Colonel Edward Maynard Nygren Obituary
LT. COLONEL EDWARD MAYNARD NYGREN Edward passed away on April 20, 2014 in Riverside, California. Ed was born on May 13, 1934 in Honolulu, Hawaii and grew up in Pensacola, Florida where he met and fell in love with the girl across the street who was to become his wife of 58 years. He attended Florida State University before attending the Air Force Academy where he began his 30 year career as an officer in the U.S. Air Force. He served in the Vietnam War while stationed in Thailand. His beautiful blue eyes and love of life will be remembered by those who knew him. He is survived by his loving wife, Doris Nygren; daughter Debbie Smith, and son-in-law Steve Smith and the myriad of friends he made along the journey of his life. A graveside memorial service will be held at 2:30 pm on Monday, April 28, 2014 in Riverside National Cemetery. Arrangements Entrusted to the Care of 9695 Magnolia Ave., Riverside, CA 92503 (951) 785-4071. Please go to www.akesfamilyfuneralhome.com and sign the guest book.


Published in Press-Enterprise on Apr. 24, 2014
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