LePage, Edward (1914 - 1999)






----Source: Thorp Courier (Clark County) January 13, 1999


LePage, Edward (1914 - 1999)


Edward Eddie Francis Le Page, 84, died on Tuesday, January 5, 1999, 1:30 p.m., at his home in Withee.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, January 9, 1999, 10:30 a.m, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Owen, with Reverend Father Al Jakubowski officiating. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Withee. Serving as pallbearers were his grandsons: Scott Maurina, Chris Maurina, Jeff Sulzbach, Chad Sulzbach, Mike Telford, Joel Telford, Rick Le Page and Nathan Le Page. Organist was Mary Gelhaus, Soloist, Helen Schultz accompanied by the Holy Rosary Choir. Visitation was at the Maurina Funeral Home in Owen on Friday, january 8, 1999, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m.

Eddie Le Page was born on June 8, 1914 in Blueberry in Douglas County, the son of Albert Jack and Alice Mable (Valade) Le Page. On July 24, 1935, Eddie and the former Delia Yates were united in marriage at St. Bernard's Catholic Church in Abbotsford. From 1933 to 1938, Eddie was employed with Mauel's Dairy in Owen. They moved to Superior in 1938 where he was employed as a riveter in the shipyards until 1946. The family then returned to reside in the Owen-Withee area in 1946 and farmed until 1951. He then was employed at Western Condensing Company, later Foremost Foods as a truck driver, retiring in 1976. Eddie enjoyed hunting and fishing, camping at Little Tee Pee Campgrounds at Lake Holcombe, playing cards and Yahtzee.

He will be sadly missed by his wife of 63 years Delia Le Page of Withee two sons: Jerome (Sheila) Le Page of Withee, Arthur Snooky (Betty) Le Page of Withee three daughters: Barbara (James) Maurina of Dorchester, Diane (Michael Glynn) Le Page of Shoreview, MN, Nancy (William) Telford of Wausau one sister, Ardelle (Bernard) Auberg of Withee, 1 sister-in-law, Betty Le Page of Owen 14 grandchildren: Michelle (Joel) Hopperdietzel, Scott (linda) Maurina, Julie (Bill) Brunker, Chris (Shannon) Maurina, Nathan Le Page, Rich (Bru) Le Page, Lori (Mark) Dawson, Lisa, Jeff and Chad Sulzbach, Michael (Pam) Telford, Joel (Sue) Telford, Beth and Julie Telford 13 Great-grandchildren: Tasha and Joshua Le Page, Jenna and Morgan Hopperdietzel, Trenton Brunker, Luca Maurina, Lucas Maurina, Brandon, Shane, Keith, Luke, Raeann Dawson, Allison and Travis Telford. He was preceded in death by his parents 4 brothers: Archie, Clarence, Raymond, Nick and half brother Charles Pethers 5 sisters: ida Stein, Agnes Dalbec, Laura, May and Edith.



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