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Edmund M. Quenomoen

Edmund M. Quenomoen

Edmund M. Quenomoen, age 89, of Willmar, died Saturday evening, Dec. 2, at Bethesda Grand Nursing Home in Willmar

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 11, at Calvary Lutheran Church. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by Willmar American Legion Post #167. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are with Peterson Brothers Funeral Home.

Edmund Melford Quenomoen was born on March 3, 1928, in Madison, Minnesota, the son of Jul and Clara (Kesting) Quenomoen. He grew up in Madison, graduated from Madison High School in 1946 and attended Kion Electronic Technical School in Chicago. In 1947, Edmund enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in the Korean War. Following his discharge as SGT in 1951, Edmund began employment with the Great Northern Railroad, working all over the United Stated as a Track Inspector. He later was employed with the City of Minneapolis Street Department. Edmund retired in the late 1980's and moved to Willmar. He was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church. His hobbies included hunting and tending to his apple orchard. He also enjoyed music and writing lyrics.

He is survived by one brother, Alvin Quenomoen of Arkansas and numerous nieces and nephews, besides other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Julius in WW II, Carl and Wally and three sisters, Estie, Marie and Dorothy.