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Edwin James Tech

August 13, 1942 — January 1, 2022

Edwin James Tech, 79, of Grand Island, NE passed away on January 1, 2022 at his home.

Memorial services will be 11 AM on Saturday, March 5, 2022 at the Northridge Assembly of God in Grand Island with Pastor Mark Oberbeck officiating. Military honors will follow the service at the church.

Edwin was born on August 13, 1942 in Gregory, SD to Benhard and Marie (Gall) Tech. He grew up in Winner, South Dakota. He enlisted in the Army on November 5, 1964 and served during the Vietnam War. He was honorably discharged on October 23, 1966. During his life Ed was married three times; his first marriage was to Bev Hopkins and to this marriage was one son, Brent. He was then married to Gretchen Pollock and to that marriage was a daughter, Crystal. He was then united in marriage to Bonna Wedige on October 8, 2000 at Stuhr Museum in Grand Island. The couple then lived in Grand Island where Ed helped Milton Stoppekotte for 13 years and later worked for Mike Panowicz as a hired hand.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Bonna; daughter, Crystal; stepsons, James, John, Roger and Darrell; 16 grandchildren and two great grandchildren; two brothers, Ron and Steven Tech; and two sisters, Linda Truitt and Bonita Tech.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Brent; great grandnephew, Kevyn, sister, Carol (Don) Zaugg, and nephew, Brian Zaugg.

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