FOREST LAKE - Edward N. Brummer, age 96, of Forest Lake, formerly of Zimmerman. Edward was born July 19, 1911, in Pierz, Minn. He married Louise Schmidtbauer on Oct. 3, 1933.
Ed and Louise farmed until they moved to Brainerd in 1957, where he was employed at Brainerd Foundry and Longyear. In 1962 they moved to Cedar Grove where Ed worked at Hitchcock Industries until his retirement in 1976. They moved near Zimmerman and lived there through Louise's death in 1985. He spent his final years at Birchwood Nursing Home in Forest Lake.
Survived by children, Jim (Mary), Tom (Shirley), Bob (Karen), Jerry (Sandy), Donna (Ray) Hoppe, Gilbert; 22 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; half-sisters, Agnes Primus and Katherine Austin.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, 2007, at St. Peter's Catholic Church, 1250 South Shore Drive, Forest Lake. Visitation will be 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Mattson Funeral Home, 343 North Shore Drive, Forest Lake. Interment in St. Pius X Cemetery, Zimmerman. Arrangements are with Mattson Funeral Home & Cremation Service.
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