Edward J. Fowler

April 6, 1934 - September 3, 2017
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Caledonia, IL

Edward J. Fowler, 83, of Caledonia, passed away Sunday, September 3, 2017 at Maple Crest Care Center. He was born April 6, 1934 in Grand Forks, ND, the son of Edward J. and Villa (Larson) Fowler, Sr. Edward earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from the University of North Dakota. He married the love of his life, Sylvia Parker on September 1, 1956 in Grand Forks, ND. Edward was a mechanical engineer at Sundstrand. He was a founding member of the Rock River R/C Flyers Club. Edward enjoyed flying radio controlled airplanes, furniture making, and was an incredible sketch artist.

Edward is loved and missed by his wife, Sylvia; son, William (Cyndi) Fowler; grandson, Blake Fowler; brother, Richard Fowler and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his brother, Keith Fowler.

A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m., Monday, September 11, 2017 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008 with Rev. Monty Fox officiating. Cremation rites have taken place. Memorials may be directed to the University of North Dakota, School of Engineering. To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

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Date: Monday, September 11, 2017

Time: 4:00 pm -

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218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m., Monday, September 11, 2017 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008 with Rev. Monty Fox officiating.


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Memorials may be directed to the University Of North Dakota, School of Engineering.


 

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Born: April 6, 1934
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Clarice Kieselburg posted on 9/14/17

My sympathy goes out to your family. Ed was such a great help to me when I was a secretary to the Test Facilities Group at SNS - He actually helped me bring up my shorthand skills by dictating to me for practice during our lunch hour and I eventually rec'd promotions upward to the Corporate Office. Such a wonderful fellow worker. Clarice Kieselburg, Port Charlotte FL

 

Kent Lestrud posted on 9/10/17

This condolence is from Ann Olerud and Nina Nilsen who are second cousins to Ed. Ann and Nina live in Norway. "We were sorry to her about Ed`s death, and for your loss Sylvia. Our hearts and thoughts are with you in this time of sorrow. Ed will be missed and never forgotten by us in Norway. We are so greateful for knowing him. Please accept our sincere condolences." Ann Olerud - [email protected] Nina Nilsen - [email protected]

 

Fred and Karen Goltermann posted on 9/9/17

Sylvia and family our sympathy to you. We were truly shocked to read this. We had no idea he was in poor health or maybe it happened quickly? The world has lost another brilliant mind. I truly respected his knowledge. Our prayers are with you, rest in peace Ed in the knowledge you made many contributions to the world of engineering. Fred and Karen Goltermann

 

Spencer Bauman, Osprey, Florida posted on 9/9/17

I'm truly shocked, and saddened, at the passing of my great friend and colleague. He was certainly a true genius. This world has last a truly great man. Rest in peace Ed.

 

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