Edward Lee Krumb, 63, a long-time Prosser resident went to be in the arms of his heavenly Father on Monday, May 31, 2010, at Kadlec Regional Medical Center.
Edward was born Feb. 28, 1947 in Houston, Texas, the son of Phillip Parr and Elecia Anne (Fryer) Krumb.
Edward received his early education in Texas. He later graduated from Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights, Ill., with the class of 1965.
In 1990 Edward moved to Prosser, where he met and later married Tena Boast on May 7, 1994.
Edward and Tena both were extremely active in the Fraternal Order of Eagles, members of Prosser Eagles #2647 and serving on both the district and state levels Edward was named Mr. Eagle 2006-2007, and was also member of Cement Finisher Local 478 and Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Prosser.
Edward loved life, his work, his property, traveling, sharing a good joke and was a big tease. He lived by the Eagle's motto, People Helping People.
Edward is survived by two daughters, Kelly (Michael) of Plainfield, Ill. and Diana (Richard) Morter of Darien, Ill.; three grandchildren, Kaitlin, Ashley and Stephanie; his mother, Elecia of Glenwood, Ill.; four brothers. Phillip Krumb of Palm Desert, Calif., William Krumb of Clarendon Hills, Ill., Richard Krumb of Flossmoor, Ill. and George Krumb of Oak Park, Ill.; one sister, Mary Lipari of Chicago Heights, Ill.; and his loving companion and her family Deana Allec-Morrow; his canine companions, Scooter, Sugar and O.J. will miss him dearly.
He was preceded in death by his father, Phillip Parr; his wife, Tena Boast Krumb; and one sister, Anne.
Remember our deal, Krumbie, I Love You, I'm waiting on the patio...D-
Viewing and visitation will be held Thursday, June 3, 2010, from 4 to 7 p.m. and Friday, June 4, 2010, from 11 a.m. until time of funeral service at 12:30 p.m., at Smith Funeral Home in Grandview, with burial to follow at Grandview Cemetery.
Those wishing to honor Edward's memory may contribute to the American Heart Association, The Diabetic Association or Fraternal Order of Eagles.
Those wishing to sign Edward's online memorial book may do so at: www.funeralhomesmith.com.
Smith Funeral Home in Grandview is in charge of arrangements.