Edward William Imgrund, 86, passed away April 9, 2016, at age 86, born January 19, 1930, in Brainerd, Minnesota, to Edward William Imgrund and Mary Elsenpeter. He was the firstborn, with siblings, Michael, Mary and Patrick. Graduated from Washington High School in Brainerd, Minnesota, he attended Brainerd Community College and joined the Air Force. He served during the Korean War and was stationed in the Far East and in England. Ed moved to California to start a career as a civil engineer.
He married Sallie Wenderski and had four children; Jodene, Barbara Ann, Mary, and Edward William III. They later divorced. Subsequently, he met W. Mae Whitaker, née Tillery, whom he married December 28, 1967. He was gifted three more children: Robert, Brenda, and Bill. He was active in the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge No. 1874 in Escondido, California, where he served as a governor.
He was eventually baptized into The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and their marriage was sealed for eternity in the Los Angeles Temple on August 12, 1988.
In addition to becoming a partner in an engineering firm, Ed worked with son Eddie at the son’s North County Roofing and later owned Carpet Consultants until he retired. He served as an officiator in both the San Diego and Saint George temples for nearly 18 years.
Ed is survived by his wife of 49 years, W. Mae Imgrund; children: Jodene Imgrund, Barbara Ann Imgrund, Mary Cleveland, Edward William Imgrund III (Lori), Robert Whitaker (Janis), Brenda Spillane (Thomas), Bill Whitaker (Miko); and by his brother Patrick Imgrund (Rosemarie). His sister Mary; brother Michael; and both parents predecease him. He also leaves behind 25 grandchildren and 64 great-grandchildren who love him and will miss him dearly until they meet again.
- Friday, April 15 at 11 a.m. at the Metcalf Mortuary Chapel, 288 W. St. George Blvd., St. George, Utah
- Interment will follow services at Tonaquint Cemetery, 1777 S. Dixie Drive, St. George, Utah
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Metcalf Mortuary, 435-673-4221.
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