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Information for Ernest R. "Ernie" Edick
 2 July, 1905 – 31 December, 1996
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
 January, 1997

Contributed by Helen Strine


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Ernest Edick         

    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 Wilder Cemetery. 
      Ernest was born July 2, 19
05 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 Senior Citizens.
     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.