Edward John Maedge, age 88 of Troy, IL, born August 18, 1933 in Troy, IL, passed away on Monday, August 1, 2022 at his residence.
Edward retired from Granite City Steel after 30+ years of service. He was a Navy Veteran, member of Friedens Church in Troy, American Bowling Congress, and American Legion Post #708 in Troy. He enjoyed fishing, bowling and spending time with family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Edwin and Augusta (nee Hoenig) Maedge; wife, Carol Lee (nee Waghorn) Maedge; an infant sister, Dorothy Maedge; a sister, Frieda Kuhn; and a brother, Charles Maedge.
Ed, with all his love, leaves behind his three children: Marilyn (Van) Toliver of Bainbridge, GA, Bonnie (Russell) Talbott, of Troy, IL, and Richard (Jennifer) Maedge of Troy, IL. Ed was blessed with 8 grandchildren: Ava Jo Toliver, Janice (Anthony) Nilson, Savannah (Cole) Bulger, Ashlynn and William Talbott, Amber, Austin and Zachary Maedge; 10 great grandchildren: Krystal, Kassidy, Alakaid, Alice, Alexander, Jaxson, Madison, Emma, Ryder and Holly; four sisters: Ruby Schultze, Janet Maedge, Ruth Ann (Bob) Ostendorf and Clara Lang; numerous nieces and nephews.
Services were held on Saturday, August 6, 2022 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home officiated by Pastor Tim Harrison. Burial was in Frieden’s Cemetery, Troy, IL.
Memorials are suggested to Alzheimer’s Association and can be mailed to Barry Wilson Funeral Home, 2800 N. Center Street, Maryville, IL 62062.