Edwin “Ed” Dummer, age 82, of Hutchinson, Minnesota, formerly of Plato, Minnesota, passed away Sunday, August 11, 2019, at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson, Minnesota.
Funeral service will be held Friday, August 16, 2019, 11:00 A.M. at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Plato, Minnesota, with interment following at the church cemetery.
Visitation will be held Thursday, August 15, 2019, from 5:00-7:00 P.M. at the Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe, Minnesota, and will continue one hour prior the service at the church on Friday.
Edwin “Ed” Dietrich Dummer was born June 15, 1937, at his parent’s home in Helen Township, Glencoe, Minnesota. He was the son of Edwin and Lillian (Kloempken) Dummer. Edwin was baptized as an infant on July 4, 1937, by Rev. J.H. Bunge and later was confirmed in his faith as a youth in 1951, by Rev. Walter Koch both at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Plato, Minnesota. Edwin received his education in Glencoe, Minnesota, graduating with the Glencoe High School Class of 1955. He entered active military service in the United States Marine Corp on February 6, 1955, and served his country at the MB USNS, TI, San Francisco, California. Edwin received an Honorable Discharge on February 22, 1958.
On June 18, 1960, Edwin was united in marriage to Sharon Miller at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Plato, Minnesota. The couple made their home on the family farm in Plato. Edwin and Sharon were blessed with three children, Dori, Daniel and David. They shared over 59 years of marriage.
Edwin was a farmer and retired in 1995. He was a life time active member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Plato and where he served on the Church Council. Edwin was also a member of the Plato American Legion Post #641 and Plato Lions Club.
Edwin enjoyed golfing, ice fishing and hunting. He cherished the time spent with his friends and family, especially his children and grandchildren.
Edwin passed away Sunday, August 11, 2019, at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson at the age of 82 years, 1 month and 27 days.
Blessed be his memory.
Edwin is survived by his:
Wife, Sharon Dummer of Hutchinson, MN;
Children, Dori Duesterhoeft and her husband, Brad, of Hutchinson, MN,
Daniel Dummer and his wife, Marguerite, of Victoria, MN,
David Dummer and his wife, Laurie, of Glencoe, MN;
Grandchildren, Jon Duesterhoeft and his wife, Kristin, Jenna Duesterhoeft and her fiancée, Michael Ivey, Jaclyn Potter and her
husband, Seth, Jordan, Duesterhoeft, Marcus Dummer and his wife, Emily, Rebecca TeSlaa and her husband, Kyle,
Michael Dummer and his special friend, Megan Ische, David Joseph Dummer and his fiancé, Amy Abress,
Christopher Dummer, Katilyn Susdorf and her special friend, Ian Coates, Katrina Dummer;
Great Grandchildren, Jameson and Jaxon Dummer, Maxine and Eli TeSlaa, Everett Potter, Lillian Duesterhoeft;
Brothers, Glen Dummer and his wife, Donna, of Red Wing, MN,
Dennis Dummer and his wife, Karen, of Otis, OR;
Nephews, Nieces, Other relatives and many friends.
Edwin was preceded in death by his Parents, Edwin and Lillian Dummer; Father-In-Law and Mother-In-Law, Lyle and Gwen Miller.