Edward J. Bader, age 86, passed away peacefully with his family near his side on Sunday, May 1st, 2022 at Lake Minnetonka Shores in Spring Park MN.
Ed was born December 30, 1935 to Charles and Hazel Bader in Detroit, MI. The family moved to Mpls, MN in 1944 where Ed excelled in football, hockey and track. Ed graduated from Southwest High School in 1954. He went on to get his four-year degree at Mankato State and then he attained his Master’s Degree in Mathematics from Boston College in 1969. Ed was a math teacher within the Mounds View Public Schools (including Irondale High School) for 33 years.
Ed enjoyed coaching hockey, BWCA trips with his family and singing in the church choir. In his later years, Ed was active with tennis, playing bridge and spending time with his family and friends.
Ed was preceded in death by his parents; older brother Chuck Bader and older sister Johanne Bowman; Barbara Anderson Bader Bergerson (div), and Ann Bader.
Ed is survived by daughter, Karen Valentiner; sons John Bader (Annette) and Mark Bader (Karen); Grandchildren, Zach (Cynthia), Ellis (Cassie), Micah, Aaron (Lafayette), Bri, Jessica (Jordan), Justin, Jared, and Jocelyn; Great grandchildren, Axton and Ariette Bader.
A Celebration of Life will be at a later date.
The Family would like to thank the staff at Lake Minnetonka Shores for their attentive care.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Edward
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Cremation Society of Minnesota