Edward James Friede, of Waukesha, formerly of Reedsburg, 76, passed away Saturday, March 31, 2018, at Angels Grace Hospice in Oconomowoc.
Ed was born September 17, 1941 in Reedsburg to the late Fred and Mary (Seymour) Friede. He attended the University of WI Madison. On July 25, 1964 he married Elizabeth Doyle in Madison, WI. He was employed by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for over forty years as a civil engineer.
He was an avid Green Bay Packer and UW Badger fan. He enjoyed hunting and spending time with his family. He really treasured being a grandpa.
Ed was currently a member of Christ of Life Lutheran Church in Waukesha.
In addition to his wife Elizabeth he is survived by his daughters;
Wendy (Paul) Conlin of Eau Claire,
Vicki (John) Franson of Eau Claire,
Cindy Friede of Waukesha.
His grandchildren; Gabby, Nicole, Cade, Ryan and Ashlynn.
Funeral services for Ed will be held Friday, April 6, 2018, at 11:30 am, at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Reedsburg. The Reverend Paul Crolius, Pastor, will officiate. A time of visitation will also be on Friday, at the church from 9:30 am until the time of service. Burial will follow services at St. Peter Cemetery in Reedsburg.
A memorial fund has been established in his name.
Farber Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.