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Edward Raymond Sarell

11/04/1923 - 07/14/2019

Edward Sarell, 95, passed away peacefully on July 14, 2019 in Eveleth, Minnesota. A funeral service will be held Friday, July 19, 2019 at Range Funeral Home at 1:00 am with visitation one-hour prior. Wayne Bergstedt will officiate. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia. To sign the online guest book or to send condolences, please visit www.rangefuneralhomes.com

Ed was born November 4, 1923, in Virginia, Minnesota and grew up on a farm near Embarrass, Minnesota.  Ed served in the Army during World War II in Europe as a paratrooper in the 17th Airborne Division. After the war, he married Sue Sarell in April of 1950. He worked as a cash register repairman in Bellingham, Washington, Los Angeles, California and Colorado Springs, Colorado until 1978 when he retired and moved to the farm where he grew up.

Ed loved traveling, golf, hockey, flying planes, gardening and living on his farm.

Ed was proceeded in death by his ex-wife Sue Sarell, son Chris Sarell, brothers Leslie, Howard, Al, and Irvin Sarell, half-brother Ernest Sarell and half-sister Helen Sarell, and is survived by his daughter, Janine Rice of Fort Collins, Colorado.

2 thoughts on “Edward Raymond Sarell”

  1. Pat Simberg says:

    So sorry to hear about Ed. I enjoyed him when he came to play bingo at Wuori Town Hall. He had some great stories but I’m sad to know I didn’t hear nearly enough of them. He will be missed by many.

  2. On behalf of the “Scions of the 17th Airborne Division” and the entire 17th Airborne family, please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of Trooper Edward Sarell, who was a “Life Member” of the 17th Airborne Division Association from which our descendants organization has evolved. We will remember him at the Memorial Service at our next annual meeting. (Ed Siergiej Jr., Secretary)

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07/19/2019 at 1:00 pm
Range Funeral Homes, 16th Street North, Virginia, MN, USA

Visitation begins at 12:00 pm