Edwin E. McDonald

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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

Memorial Service:


Memorial Service: October 28, 2019 11:00 am

Montgomery & Steward Funeral Chapel
1317 N. Main Street
Pueblo, CO 81003


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  1. Gail and Janet my deepest condolences to you and your family. Uncle Bill will be missed by many. Rest assured he is with Aunt Ester Mary and the rest of the family being greeted with open arms.

  2. Ed was remarkably talented in many ways: poetry, painting, friendship, faith, health tips, kindness. His inner light shone for all who were fortunate enough to know him.

  3. Gayle, our deepest sympathy to you and your family at the passing of you dad. He will be remembered for his kindness and love he showed to me and my family. He lead a remarkable life and his faithfulness in God was a guiding light to all who knew him. We know you will miss him greatly but he left you with so many beautiful memories.

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