Edwin C. Lord, formerly of Defiance, Ohio, died peacefully at the nursing home in Twin Valley, Minn., on Oct. 6, 2013.
Ed was born July 6, 1928. He went to school in Farmer, Ohio, and was part of the high school basketball team that won the state championship in 1946. He spoke of this time with teammates/classmates with fondness. He attended Bowling Green College, earning a degree in teaching. He also served in the U.S. Army from 1950-52.
He leaves behind two children, Rebecca (Nick) Sanders of Crookston, Minn., and Tom (Donna ) Lord of Princeton, Minn.
He is also survived by five grandchildren, Paige, Zack and Trace Sanders and Marissa and Drake Lord.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Myrtle (Severance) Lord; a brother, Richard (Tenka) Lord; a sister, Joan (Ned), Archbold; and his wife of 35 years, V. Carolyn (Maxwell) Lord.
Burial service will be at Fort Snelling Cemetery in Minnesota.