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Ed Habeger of Anchorage , Alaska passed away at his residence on September 25, 2017 at age 74. Cremation arrangements were entrusted to the Cremation Society of Alaska. There will be a Celebration of Life in the honor of Ed in Alaska and Minnesota this summer, later dates to be announced.
Ed was born on December 23, 1943. He grew up in Garden City, MN. Son of the late Elwood "Woody" and Lucille (Zuhlsdorf) Habeger of Winnebago, MN. Ed's siblings Sandy (Arlo) Jaeger of Garden City, MN; Carol (Michael) Rollings of Dalton, NE; Wes (Paula) Habeger, Duluth, MN; and several nieces and nephews.
Ed's greatest love was of the outdoors. He was a devoted hunter, fisherman, world wide traveler and lived his life to the fullest.
Ed graduated from Garden City Welcome Memorial High School in 1960. He was known to be quite a prankster, which carried throughout his life. Alias "Eddie Haskell" of the neighborhood, from the T.V. Show "Leave it to Beaver".
He loved his country and served 4 years in the U.S.A.F. was a member of The Home of Air Force Special Operations Command at Hurlburt Field, FL. Ed belonged to a parachute club. He actually parachuted into our hometown football field during half time.
Ed worked for and retired from Anchorage Northwest Orient (BONG) Airlines as a chief in the freight department/airline ground support.
Ed had many great qualities humor, helpful, talent, artistic ability, tardiness, letter writing, and a great storyteller. Many wished he would have wrote books about all his outdoor adventures.
So until we meet again big brother happy hunting, fishing and Happy Birthday. Many will miss you!
Published on December 22, 2017
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