Edward W. Gapinski
1947 - 2021
Paul E. Mayhew Funeral Home
26863 W. Main Street
Edwardsburg, MI

Edward W. Gapinski, 73, of Elkhart, died Nov. 17, 2021, after an extended illness.

He was born Nov. 24, 1947 in Elkhart, Indiana, to Pearl E. Gapinski. He graduated from Edwardsburg High School and then went to serve in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

Ed married Karla Gail on July 28, 1990; she survives him. He is also survived by daughters, Lori Taube and Stacy Osborne of Edwardsburg, granddaughter Brandi Osborne of Fishers, step-daughter Tonya (Aaron) Tsoukalas of Livonia, Michigan, and step-son Jared (Kristen) Myers of Elkhart and his brother, James (Denise) Roberts of Edwardsburg.

Ed had a wonderful sense of humor, kind heart, and was always with a smile. He was a man who loved his family and who enjoyed spending time in nature. He loved to fish and hunt with his brother, Jim. He also enjoyed golfing with his friends. He was an avid Michigan Wolverine fan. He spent his career in management in the manufacturing industry and retired from Alpha Systems in Elkhart.

Mayhew Funeral Home has arranged a military graveside service for family and friends that will be held at Adamsville Cemetery, Edwardsburg, Michigan, on Friday, Nov. 26, at 1 p.m.

Published by The Elkhart Truth on Nov. 22, 2021.
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Graveside service
Adamsville Cemetery
Edwardsburg, MI
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Karla, I just found out that Ed had passed away. I am sad and sorry... my heart hurts for you. I enjoyed working with you both. Ed was a gentle soul with a great sense of humor. He will be missed.
Denise Graves
January 13, 2022
Amanda Hilton and family
November 24, 2021
Friends at Gyro Creative, DET
November 23, 2021
Our deepest sympathy to you and your family Karla. We have been and will continue to pray that God will give you peace and comfort during this difficult time.
Curt & Barbara Hull
November 23, 2021
The loss of one's father marks one of the most profound rites of passage in our life. Our deepest condolences to all of you.
Tina and Michael Cripe
November 23, 2021
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