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Edward "Ed" John Christmann

November 30, 1943 ~ June 26, 2019 (age 75)

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Edward “Ed” John Christmann, 75

Beloved father, son, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother, Edward “Ed” John Christmann, 75, of Post Falls, Idaho (formerly of the Silver Valley) passed away June 26, 2019 at the Schneidmiller House of Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho.  He was born November 30, 1943 in Baker, Montana; Ed was the son of Ernest and Rose (Hoffman) Christmann.

Ed moved to the Silver Valley in 1954 from Baker, Montana.  He then moved to Post Falls with his wife Sue in 1996.

Ed married the love of his life, Sue Jenkins on July 8, 1963 in Wallace, Idaho; Sue passed away April 10, 2015.

Ed had served as the production and maintenance foreman for the Bunker Hill Mining Company; he had served his apprenticeship and two years of mechanical engineering through the Bunker Hill.  Ed had also studied auto and diesel mechanics for three years.  He had also served as production and maintenance foreman for the Nevada Gold Fields, Formosa Mine of Oregon, Greens Creek project in Juneau, Alaska and the Dutch Mine of Grants Pass, Oregon.

Ed had served on the Wardner City Council of Wardner, Idaho for many years.  He loved and enjoyed his family, fishing and gardening.

Ed is survived by two children Tony Christmann of Post Falls, Idaho and Angela Christmann (Lonney Straw) of Kellogg, Idaho; seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; his mother Rose Christmann of Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho; one brother Ernest Christmann of Coeur d’ Alene; one sister Susan Selander of Coeur d’ Alene; he is also survived by several nieces and nephews.  Ed was preceded in death by his father, one son Tracy Christmann and his beloved wife Sue.

Cremation will be held and upon Ed’s request no services will be held.

The family suggests that memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis Tennessee 38101-9908 or to the Idaho Commission for the Blind, 341 W. Washington St., Boise, Idaho 83702.

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