Obituary: Edward Ernest Kellogg (Feb. 8, 1926 – April 12, 2012)

By Submitted April 19, 2012 12:00 am

Edward Ernest Kellogg passed away on April 12, 2012, in Klamath. He was born on February 8, 1926, in Daisy, Okla., to Paul and Mary Kellogg. Edward was a 61-year resident of Del Norte County. He served in Patton’s 4th Armored Division as a rifleman. Edward was wounded in the Battle of the Bulge and served in the Occupation of Germany. After the service, Ernest graduated from UC Berkeley in 1951 with a B.S. in Forestry. He worked as a logging engineer for 35 years with Simpson Timber Company.

In earlier years he enjoyed fishing and was active as caller and teacher for Redwood Promenaders of Klamath. Edward will be remembered as a staunch Republican.

In 1953, he built his own home in the Klamath Glen and had lived in it ever since. Edward also built a summer cabin on the Klamath River in 1967 where the family spends their summers.

He is survived by his wife Joyce Kellogg, two daughters Becky and husband John Minor, Sue and husband Bill Diekmann. Grandchildren Julie, Renee, Melanie and Billy.  Great-granddaughter Jessica and sister Phyllis Ralston.

Services will be held at  Sunset Memorial Park in Eureka on Wednesday, April 18, at 2 p.m.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wier’s Mortuary Chapel of Crescent City.

— Submitted by Wier’s Mortuary Chapel