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Taber, Alberta  T1G 1R8

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Ed  Uyesugi


Ed Uyesugi

1940 - 2018

Edward Takeo Uyesugi, beloved husband of Louise Uyesugi, passed away peacefully in his sleep at the Taber Hospital on Friday, August 10, 2018 at the age of 77 years.

Relatives and friends were invited to meet with the family at the Royal Canadian Legion, 5205 - 48 Avenue, Taber on Thursday, August 16, 2018 between 2:00 P.M. and 4:00 P.M.

Along with Louise, his loving wife of forty three years, he will be missed by his children Curtis (Treena) Uyesugi of Lethbridge and their daughters Toshi and Takeo; Chris (Keith) Morris of Edmonton and their sons Iain and Zachary; Corrie (Cory) Sikora of Dallas, Texas and their son Corson; Bonita Warkentin of Calgary and her son Kenneth (Corin) Warkentin of Blackfalds and their children Keyra and Kaden; son Terry Warkentin of Lethbridge and his daughters Christy, Robin and Kamryn. Ed is also survived by his brothers Douglas (Hilda) Uyesugi of Medicine Hat and Kenneth (Marie) Uyesugi of Lethbridge; brothers-in-law Arnold Wiens of Edmonton and Dave Boschman of Whitehorse, Yukon; sister-in-law Carol Boschman of Whitehorse, Yukon and by numerous nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents George and Betty Uyesugi, in-laws Peter and Betty Wiens and sister-in-law Gladys Wiens.

Ed was born on November 7, 1940 in Nanaimo, British Columbia. Ed and his family were interned to Southern Alberta in 1942, settling in Taber. At the age of fourteen years, he began working at Lucerne Foods until his retirement in 2000. Ed spent his retirement golfing during the summer and managing the curling club in the winter. In his earlier years, Ed’s love was playing hockey and he always cheered for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Ed and Louise had the opportunity to travel and spent many trips travelling to Hawaii and Las Vegas as well as many other wonderful destinations.