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Henry Walter Edwards Sr.

November 3, 1936 ~ April 24, 2019 (age 82)

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Henry Walter Edwards Sr, 82, of La Crosse/Hancock, WI, passed away peacefully on April 24, 2019 in Hancock, WI surrounded by his family.  He was born in Harco, IL on November 3, 1936 to John and Bessie (Riddle) Edwards. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1954 and was honorably discharged in 1957. Henry married his beautiful bride of 52 years, Paulla Edwards on August 19, 1965, she preceded him in death on March 13, 2017. Henry worked for St. Paul Pioneer Press as a Business Agent for many years. 

Henry is survived by his children, John (Crystal), Jeff, Michelle (Corey); grandchildren, Paulla, Aaron, John, Cody, Emmitt, Alex, Harley, Kalynn, and Greysun.

Henry would like to thank Dr. Isylom and the “girls” at Acension St. Michaels Hospital for putting up with him.  His family would like to thank the Agnesian Hospice providers and Wild Rose Manor for their care and support.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 11:00 am at the Coulee Region Cremation Group, 133 Mason St., Onalaska.  Visitation will be held from 10:00 am until the time of service.

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May 4, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Coulee Region Cremation Group (Onalaska)

Memorial Service
May 4, 2019

11:00 AM
Coulee Region Cremation Group (Onalaska)

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