Information for Ernest R. "Ernie" Edick
2 July, 1905 – 31 December, 1996
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
Contributed by Helen Strine
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Ernest R. “Ernie” Edick, 91,
of Homedale, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 31,
1996. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m., Friday
Jan. 3, 1997 at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Homedale.
Interment will follow at the
Ernest was born July 2, 1905
at Fifty Lakes,
Minnesota, a son of Ora D. and
Maude L. Andrews Edick. He grew up in Minnesota and Iowa. He
met the love of his life, Wilma Roberts, and they were married
on Aug. 16, 1930 at Glendale,
AZ. The couple moved to
Minnesota where they farmed and operated the family summer
resort. In 1941 they moved to Arizona and then to California
where he worked in the steel mills. In 1945 they moved to
Homedale where they farmed and worked for Gem Irrigation. In
1962 they moved to Coos Bay, OR to fulfill his dream of deep
sea fishing and worked as a millwright. In 1990 they returned
to Homedale where they have since resided.
Ernie loved the outdoors, fishing and hunting, but his
real joy was his garden where he spent many, many long hours.
He always looked forward to the family reunions each summer.
He was a member of the Christian Church and the Homedale
He is survived by his wife, Wilma of Homedale; three sons
and their wives, Thomas and Monika Edick of Fairfax, VA,
Robert and Rita Edick of Anaheim, CA., and Phillip and Sandy
Edick of Coos Bay, OR; three daughters, Donna Fisher Lawrence
of Homedale, Luetta and Bob Dyer of North Bend, OR and Carol
and Dave Wood of Coos Bay, OR; one sister, Leora Silva of Las
Vegas, NV, two special aunts, Bernice Wirta of Homedale and
Florence Kasper of Ellendale, MN; 19 grandchildren, 33
great-grandchildren and 7 great-great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Harold;
two sisters, Donna Edick and Margie Hausauer,; two grandsons,
Thomas Dean and Christopher Alan Edick; a granddaughter, Kathy
Simon Fisher and a son-in-law, John S. Fisher.
Friends may call today, Thursday, from 4 until 8 p.m. at
the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Homedale.