Edgar Wilson Case was born in Napa, CA on September 5, 1928, grew up in Vallejo, CA and passed away September 20, 2021 in Stockton, CA. His wife, Irene, passed before him in 2018 after 64 years of marriage. After graduation from Vallejo High School he enlisted in the US Army near the end of World War II. He was proud to serve his country at Sugamo Prison in Japan. He graduated from San Jose State and began his career in education as a teacher, then became an education negotiator for teachers in Stockton, Oakland and Indiana. He retired from University of the Pacific after 17 years as Director of Personnel. Ed's interests included cooking, fishing, hunting, traveling and flying his Mooney private plane throughout the Western US. After retirement he enjoyed cooking for his lunch bunch and going out to dine with a great group of treasured friends. For 30 years he was a volunteer at the Community Center for the Blind in Stockton.Ed and Irene enjoyed a wonderful life together, raising children and later traveling through out Europe, China, Mexico, Canada and Alaska. He was a cherished and much loved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather to five children, Jim. Greg, Edrene, Julie, and Lezlea; five grandchildren, Alycia, Andy, Jade, Karly and Jackson; and one great-grandchild, Olivia.Donations in his honor can be made to the Community Center for the Blind, Stockton and Saint Mary's Dining Room, Stockton.W00158560-image-1.jpg
Published by Times Herald Online on Oct. 3, 2021.