Edward William Smisek
Date Of Birth: 01/13/1925
Date of Death: 06/17/2013
Edward William Smisek, 88, of Portland passed away peacefully of complications from advanced dementia with his loving wife of 57 years, Elba, by his side.
Born in Foreston, Minnesota, he was the 6th of 13 siblings and worked the family farm. Ed was a WWII veteran of the pacific theater.
Ed retired after 30 years as a crane operator at the Port of Portland then received his real estate license.
Ed was a devoted family man with unwavering faith.
Ed is survived by his 7 children: Maria Kaufmann; Virginia Rubic; Anthony Smisek; Susan Valentine; Victoria Smith; Georgina Martin; Anita Braun and 15 grandchildren.
Funeral mass and reception will be Sat June 29 at 11:00 at St. Pius X, 1280 NW Saltzman Road. Rosary vigil will be Fri June 28 at 6:30.