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Edward Honer

May 31, 1940 — December 19, 2017

Edward Norbert Honer, age 77 of Perham, MN passed away peacefully Tuesday, December 19, 2017 in Perham Living. Visitation will be from 11:00-12:00 followed by the memorial Mass at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 27 in the Perham Living Chapel. Father Matthew Kuhn will officiate. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Catholic Church Cemetery near Dent, MN in the spring of 2018.

Ed was born on May 31, 1940 in Perham to Frank and Anna (Coleman) Honer. Ed grew up and attended school in Dent, MN. He entered the US Army on March 5, 1959 and was honorably discharged on February 24, 1961. After Ed’s military service, he lived in California where he owned and operated a roofing business. He married Doris Shackelford and had two sons Edward Norbert Honer Jr. and Stacy Lawrence Honer. Doris passed away in 2002.

Ed returned to Perham and held various jobs. He loved the great outdoors and enjoyed fishing and hunting.

Ed is survived by his son Edward N. Honer Jr.; his two grandsons Jake Wayne and James Michael Honer; his siblings Lawrence (Pearl) Honer, Anna (Bud) Schmidt, Jim Honer and Louise (Larry) Kempenich; many nieces and nephews; and his special friend of 23 years Lillian Di-Tretoro.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his son Stacey Lawrence Honer; his three brothers Frank, Joseph and Alfred; and his nine sisters Rose Ziolkowski, Frances Honer, Evelyn Thornberg, Katherine Christianson, Marie Thornberg, Irene Asmund, Agnes Honer, Luella Staber and Ludwina Riepe.

Schoeneberger Funeral & Cremation Service, Perham, MN (218) 346-5175

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