Michael Robert Edwards

WINDOM – A time of sharing and remembrance for Michael Robert Edwards, 60, of Windom, Minn., will be 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Private family burial will be held at a later date.

Michael passed away Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Fairmont is assisting the family with arrangements.

Michael Robert Edwards was born Jan. 2, 1954, in Saginaw, Mich., the son of Lawrence E. and Anna M. (Andress) Edwards. Michael lived in many different states throughout his lifetime but settled in Windom, Minn., to be close to his two children, Barbara Hoffman and Jason Edwards. He worked at Windom Hospital in Windom, Minn., and continued to work there until his retirement in October in 2013, due to his diagnosis of cancer. Michael was loved by everyone and he enjoyed everyone and loved them like family. He was a proud member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe, and in his spare time he enjoyed fishing, camping, and spending time with family and friends.

Left to cherish his memory is his daughter, Barbara LeeAnn Hoffman; son, Jason Michael Edwards and his wife, Shannon Edwards; grandchildren, Mikaela (Cheeks) Hoffman, Mikenna (Baby Girl) Marie Hoffman, Breawna (Mean Jean Francine) Bethany Hoffman, Jaden Culbertson and Fallon Culbertson; siblings, Walter Ahrens, Gary Ahrens, Patricia Austin, Linda Gibbons, and Maggie Gauthier; as well as many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Michael was preceded in death by his parents, Anna and Larry Edwards; and siblings, Annie Edwards, Fedrick Ahrens and David Edwards.