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Edward Autio

May 29, 1939 — November 26, 2018

Edward G. Autio, 79, of Sheboygan, passed away Monday, November 26, 2018, at home. Ed was born May 29, 1939, in Waukegan, IL to the late Eino and Laina (Nordlund) Autio. In 1962, he married the former Karen Enkro. The couple had two children, Lisa and Eric. She preceded him in death in 1982. Ed married Marlene Ciha in August of 1983. He was employed by Outboard Marine and the Kohler Company as a data processor and was a data processing instructor at LTC until his retirement in 1995. He was a member of DPMA and was an active member of Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church where he volunteered in the food pantry.
Ed enjoyed fishing, playing Bridge, traveling, aviation, model trains, golfing with Carl, watching football and was a life-long Chicago Cubs fan. He also enjoyed sitting with the grandchildren when they were small, watching the grandchildren grow and welcoming his great-grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Marlene, two children, Lisa (Scott) Benson, Menomonee Falls and Eric Autio (Jenny Keene), Sheboygan; four grandchildren, Sarah (Brad) Fiedler, Scott Benson, Joseph Benson and Eino Autio; two great-grandchildren, Easton and Levi Fiedler, who was born November 20, 2018; one sister, Dr. Louise Autio, Corpus Christi, TX; his close friends, Carl (Wanda) Sass and John Gunderson. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Ed was preceded in death by his parents and first wife.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. at Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church (2132 N. 27th Street, Sheboygan) with Rev. Randall Styx officiating. Friends may call on Saturday, at the church, from 1:00 p.m. until the time of services. Please visit www.ballhornchapels.com to sign the guestbook.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Aurora At Home Hospice and all of the family friends who helped while Ed was ill.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church and/or the Calvary Lutheran Church Food Pantry.

Visitation
Saturday, December 1, 2018
1:00 PM 12/1/2018 1:00:00 PM - 2:30 PM 12/1/2018 2:30:00 PM
Calvary Ev. Lutheran Church

2132 N. 27th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081

Calvary Ev. Lutheran Church
2132 N. 27th Street Sheboygan 53081 WI
United States
Memorial Service
Saturday, December 1, 2018
2:30 PM 12/1/2018 2:30:00 PM - 3:30 PM 12/1/2018 3:30:00 PM
Calvary Ev. Lutheran Church

2132 N. 27th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081

Calvary Ev. Lutheran Church
2132 N. 27th Street Sheboygan 53081 WI
United States
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