It is with great sadness the family of Edwin Esslinger announces his passing on June 5, 2020 at the age of 87. Edwin is survived by his wife, Elenor (Missel) of 64 years. They had 3 children Brian (Bev), Warren (Bonnie) and Carol (R Bruce Wiebe). Edwin is survived by his brother, David (Doreen) and sister Frieda Muth. Edwin has eight grandchildren. Brett (Desiree), Bethany (Clayton Krukowski), Joshua Wiebe (Mercedes), Janaiah Esslinger, Jared Wiebe (Hannah), Elisa Esslinger, Micha-el Esslinger and Brielle Esslinger. Edwin enjoyed his great grandchildren as well. Everett and Kingston Esslinger (Sons of Brett and Desiree), George Krukowski (Son of Clayton and Bethany Krukowski) and Grizzly Wiebe (Son of Jared and Hannah Wiebe).
Edwin was predeceased by his parents, David and Johanna, his sisters Alma Sherman and Hilda Olsen as well as his beautiful great granddaughter Poppy Krukowski.
Edwin’s Memorial Service was held Friday June 12, 2020 at West Edmonton Christian Assembly. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the service was a family only event but it is available for viewing at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APV72jI3SO0&authuser=0
Edwin was interred at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Edmonton (5420 106 St NW) on Friday June 12, 2020.