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Kenneth Frans Edborg

January 1, 1930 - August 13, 2014
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Kenneth Frans Edborg, 84, of San Angelo went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 in San Angelo. The family will receive friends from 5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M., Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Johnson's Funeral Home. The Funeral Service will be 11:00 A.M., Monday, August 18, 2014 at Christ Lutheran Church in San Angelo with Rev. Kurt Fangmeier officiating. Interment will follow at Fairmount Cemetery. Ken was born January 1, 1930 in Ceresco, Nebraska to Edward and Hilda Olson Edborg. He served his country honorably in the United States Air Force for 23 years as a linguist translator. Ken's tenure in the U.S. Air Force...
Kenneth Frans Edborg, 84, of San Angelo went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 in San Angelo. The family will receive friends from 5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M., Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Johnson's Funeral Home. The Funeral Service will be 11:00 A.M., Monday, August 18, 2014 at Christ Lutheran Church in San Angelo with Rev. Kurt Fangmeier officiating. Interment will follow at Fairmount Cemetery. Ken was born January 1, 1930 in Ceresco, Nebraska to Edward and Hilda Olson Edborg. He served his country honorably in the United States Air Force for 23 years as a linguist translator. Ken's tenure in the U.S. Air Force allowed him to travel to many countries like Japan, Pakistan, Lybia, Saudi Arabia and Germany among other countries. He was stationed at numerous bases in the United States and also served for the NSA in Ft. Mead, Maryland. Ken was very proud to serve his country and retired in August of 1975. After retirement, he went to work for the United States Postal Service as a clerk and retired from there after 17 years. Ken met the love of his life, Dorene Bowman, on November 4, 1961 at the "Dixie Club," which Ken was very proud to tell everyone, and they were later married on January 26, 1962 in Eden, Texas. Ken was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather who adored his family and loved spending time with them. He was also an avid Nebraska Cornhusker Fan and enjoyed watching the games. Ken's favorite thing to do was to drink coffee. Affectionately known as the "Bookkeeper" to his coffee friends, he loved going to Whataburger and spending time drinking coffee with them and reminiscing. Ken was a man of God who loved his church home. He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church for many years and attended faithfully. Kenneth was an incredible, loving man and will be dearly missed by all who knew him. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Edward Duane Edborg,his sister, Ruby Smith and her husband Donald Smith, his brother, Carl F. Edborg, his sister, Svea Smith and her husband Cappy Smith. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Dorene Edborg, of San Angelo; his daughter, Marlys Shadle and her husband James R. "Trey" Shadle III, of Cypress, TX; his Grandchildren, James Kenneth Shadle and Franklin Edward Shadle, both of Cypress, TX; two nephews, Von Smith, of Colorado and Craig Smith, of Omaha, NB; one niece, Carolee Parsons, of Omaha, NB; and numerous special friends, especially, Carol Harlow and Family, of San Angelo. Pallbearers for the service will be James R. "Trey" Shadle III, Virgil L. "Bunk" Bowman, Craig Smith, Robert Foster, Paul Wooten, Bobbie Baldwin. Honorary pallbearers for the service will be Richard Zollett, Brian Zollett, Doug Wells, Ralph Verpoorten and Larry Spivey. The family would like to extend their sincerest thanks and appreciation to Hospice of San Angelo. Donations may be made to the SPCA of San Angelo in honor of Ken's love for animals, Hospice of San Angelo or the .
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