Donald Charles Eder, age 79, of Cedar died December 29, 2016 at Ecumen Parmly LifePointes in Chisago City. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, JANUARY 7th at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel. A time for visiting will be held one hour prior to the service. Military honors provided by Isanti VFW Post 2735.
Donald Charles Eder was born September 7, 1937 in Centuria, Wisconsin to William and Ellarene (Hable) Eder. He was raised in Centuria and graduated from Centruia High School in 1956. Donald served his country in the US Army from 1960 – 1964. After the service he started his career as a machinist. On December 12, 1975 he married Carol and they made their home in Cedar.
Donald loved quarter horses and especially going on moonlit rides with his police officer friends. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing with family, traveling and snowmobiling. Camping trips with family and friends were also some of his favorite times.
Donald passed away December 29, 2016 at Ecumen Parmly House at the age of 79 years, 3 months and 22 days. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a grandson, Nathan; granddaughter, Elizabeth; and siblings, Mary, Isabelle, Jerome, Lewis and Elaine. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Carol; children, Michelle, Robert, Kenneth and Teresa; sister, Marcella; grandchildren, Angela, Alex, Amanda, Jacob, Baylee, Lane, Rylee, Zachary, Jesse and Kirsten; great-grandchildren, Kira and Caiden; and by many other relatives and friends.