Edward Guindon

Resided in Escanaba, MI
Died July 23, 2004

Edward J. Guindon 91 of 530 South 14th Street died on Friday July 23,2004 at St. Francis Hospital surrounded by his family.
Edward was born March 1,1913 in Schaffer, the son of Leo and Mary (Constantineau) Guindon and was a life long resident of this area. He was married to the former Helen S. VanLister June 3,1947 and she preceded him in death January 23,1993. Mr Guindon had received his Teaching Certificate form the Delta County Normal College and received his Bachlor of Science Degree from Northern Michigan University. He was a primary school teacher with the Escanaba School System from 1935 until his retirement in 1978.

He was known as “Mr. 6th Grade” with his last year of teaching being at the Franklin School.

Mr Guindon had been a member of the MEA of Retired School Personal and a member of St. Joseph and St. Patrick Church.

The only break from teaching came when he served with the U.S.Army Air Corp. during WWII.

He leaves to survive:

1 son: Alan (Teri) Guindon of LaVerne, California

1 daughter: Janet Besaw of Escanaba

2 sisters: Elaine Lantagne of Schaffer, MI, Blanche (Andy) Susina of Glenview, Illinois

2 sister-in-laws: Agnes Guindon of Riverside, California, Katherine Guindon of Blue Island, Illinois

4 grandchildren: Debbie (Tyrone) Sagataw of Escanaba, Diane Besaw of Escanaba, Amy and Melanie Guindon of LaVerne, California, “Special Grandson”: Nathaniel Erickson of Escanaba

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 45 years Helen; an infant son Wayne and 6 brothers: Gilbert, Philip, Ernest, Henry, Lenas, and Louis Guindon.

The family of Edward Guindon will recieve friends on Tuesday, July 27th from 2:00 to 4:30 PM at the Skradski Funeral Home in Escanaba.

The Mass of Christian Burial for Edward Guindon will follow at 5:00 PM at St. Joseph and St. Patrick Parish with Fr. Richard Schaffer officiating.

Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. A Lunch will follow the service in the chuch hall.

The Skradski Family Funeral Homes are assisting the Guindon Family.

0 Tributes for “Edward Guindon

    I was so sorry to hear about the death of your father. Please know that during this difficult time you are in my families thoughts and prayers. Having recently suffered the loss of my mother I know the pain you are going through. He was such a good man, I just wish I had known him better. My dad(Gilbert)always spoke very highly of him. With deepest sympathy, Gail & Ken Prechodko
    Gail (Guidon) Prechodko
    Ocala, FL

    My sympathy to Janet and the family. Will be thinking of you.

    Andrea (Yanitsky) Sullivan
    Escanaba, MI

    Janet and family I would like to express my sympathy to you and your family for your father Ed. I will always remember you and your family and father in prayer. jan if you want to talk I’m just an email or phone call away. Let’s go for coffee some day.

    Barbara Nelson
    Escanaba, MI

    My heart goes out to Janet, Diane, Nathaniel, and all the family of Edward. Nathaniel talked so highly of him through the many years that he knew him. He deffinetly was a terrific man, and will be greatly missed. All who was touched by Edward’s life are in my prayers and hope you find peace in knowing he is no longer in any pain. With my deepest sympathy, Dacia

    Dacia Lanus
    Fergus Falls, MN

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