Ed was a veteran of World War II serving in the United States Marines.
He was born in San Francisco on Nov. 2, 1920. In 1942, Ed joined the Operating Engineers Union. His work took him all over California and Nevada. Ed made his home in Nevada until he retired in 1987, then he and his wife moved to Harbor, Ore., where he was able to enjoy his favorite hobby, fishing.
Ed and his late wife, Anita, dedicated their lives in service to their God Jehovah in 1991. Ed spent much of his free time in the ministry helping people understand the Bible.
Surviving are his children, Barbara Bashera of Crescent City, step-daughter Sandra Bongiovanni of San Jose, and son Edward Charles Gnadig and his wife, Michele Gnadig, of Harbor, Ore. Ed was preceded in death by the love of his life, his wife Anita Gnadig; daughters Jo-Ann Gnadig and Diane Hyatt.
Ed had 14 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday. Nov. 16, 2013, at 2 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 1230 Blackwell Lane, Crescent City, CA 95531
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Arrangements are under the direction of Wier’s Mortuary Chapel.