Clayton Jon Edwards
Clayton J. Edwards, age 88 of New Ulm passed away on November 23, 2019 at Lehigh Regional Medical Center in Lehigh Acres, Florida.

Funeral service will be 11:00 am Wednesday, December 4th 2019 at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home - SOUTH Chapel with Pastor Michael Indorf officiating. A private family burial will be held in the Cambria Cemetery. Full military honors will be provided by the New Ulm Area Comrades of Valor Honor Guard.

Visitation will be from 4:00 - 7:00 pm Tuesday, December 3rd at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home - SOUTH Chapel and visitation will continue one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the SOUTH Chapel.

He is survived by his wife, Corinne; son, Rodney and Carol Edwards; grandchildren, Mark (Kristina) Edwards, Betsy (Matt) Stevenson, Glen (Jennifer) Edwards, Julie (Caleb) Arter; 8 great-grandchildren; brother, David (Ruth) Edwards.

Preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Ruth Edwards; son, Douglas Edwards; brothers, Eugene Edwards and Neil Edwards.

Clayton Jon Edwards was born July 25, 1931 in New Ulm to Floyd and Ruth (Langum) Edwards. He graduated from New Ulm High School in 1949. Clayton enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1950 and fought during the Korean War as part of the Night Air Combat Crew and was discharged in 1953. He married Corinne Anderson on June 19th 1954 in Lamberton, MN. After the military he worked various jobs most notably owning and operating Edwards Logging and Lumber. He enjoyed woodworking, boating and spending time with his family.
Published on November 30, 2019


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Paul Steen
Nov 30, 2019
Members of Chapter 41 Korean War Veterans of Mankato, wish to express their sympathies to Corrine and her family. We enjoyed Clayton's visits to our meetings, and he had a nice disposition and will be missed.
Secretary of Chapter 41, Paul Steen