Edwin I. Malmquist, age 88, of Isanti died May 2, 2011 at his daughters home. Graveside services will be held at 1:30 P.M. Monday, May 9that Ft. Snelling National Cemetery, Assemblyarea #5.
Edwin Ira Malmquist was born January 24, 1923 in Chicago, Illinois. He was raised and lived his early years in the Chicago area. Edwin joined the Navy and served from 1941 1951 and was an aircraft mechanic. He married Dorothy Wallace in 1951. They made their home in Washington, DC, later moved to Minnetonka and then to Eden Prairie. Edwin was a postal worker in Hopkins. He moved to Isanti four years ago. His interests included gardening, woodworking and short wave radio.
Edwin was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy in 1983. He is survived by two children; Terry Dallek of Isanti, Mike (Susan) Malmquist of Minnetonka; 5 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.