November 5, 1919 ~ October 17, 2019
Born in: Concordia, KS
Resided in: Pueblo, CO
Edwin E. McDonald, 99, passed away Oct. 17, 2019. Survived by daughters, Gayle (Dwight) Smith and Janet (Walter) Randolph; grandchildren, Micheal Smith, Bennett Smith, Clint (Amy) Randolph and Matthew (Helgrid) Randolph; great-grandchildren, C.J, Chamberlain, Arabella and Lukas Randolph. Preceded in death by wife, Esther Mary in 1999; parents, George and Dorthay McDonald; siblings, Maxine (McDonald) Matson, Robert McDonald and Dean McDonald. Ed was born on Nov. 5, 1919, in Concordia, Kan. He was honorably discharged from the United States Navy. Ed was a registered pharmacist at numerous drug stores in Pueblo and Veterans’ Home in Florence. He was the sales manager, manager of the Pueblo branch and then the Vice President of Fox-Vliet Drug Company and Assistant Administrator of Parkview Hospital in Pueblo. He enjoyed writing poetry and short stories, published numerous times, Ideal’s Magazine, Upper Room and other journals, water color painting and numismatics. Ed was a Mason (Free, York Rite) #0073 Monte Vista, was a lifetime member of Pueblo Elks (78 Years), member of First United Methodist Church and past member of Pueblo Art Guild and Pueblo Numismatics. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Private family inurnment, Mountain View Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children. Online condolences, www.MontgomerySteward.com
The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Edwin E. McDonald's name.
Shriners Hospital for Children
Office of Development 2900 Rocky Point Dr.