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Edward Glisch

May 16, 1946 ~ June 28, 2020 (age 74)


Edward S Glisch, age 74, of Merrill passed on Sunday, June 28, 2020 surrounded by his loving family at his residence.

Ed was born in Milwaukee to the late Edward & Ann (Rollfink) Glisch on May 16, 1946. 

Ed worked as a youth counselor for Lincoln Hills for over 22 years.  He had a passion for riding and loved his bike.  Ed had an amazing sense of humor & would tell jokes that would make you laugh.  If you knew Ed, a handshake would never do!  Hugs and kisses were everything to him, to let you know he loved you.  Ed enjoyed family & friends above all.  Ed also enjoyed camping, fishing, going to the casino and races.  He was one of the best cribbage and sheepshead player as well.  Ed was a fan of “America’s Team”, the Cowboys, along with several other family members.  He will be dearly missed by all those who knew him.

Ed is survived by, Jo Ellen James, Jean Glisch, children: Niki Glisch, Janitta Lund, Lance (Allison) Glisch, Suzette Glisch, grandchildren: Alissa, Brenyn, Adyn, Morgan, Ethan, Ella, Lily, Christopher, great grandchild: Colt, sister: Gladys Glisch, many other relatives & friends.

Preceded in death by parents and his daughter Misty Glisch.

Celebration of Edward’s life will be held at 5PM on Monday, July 6, 2020 at the Gleason Community Club.  Visitation will be from 3PM to 5PM on Monday, July 6, 2020 at the Gleason Community Club.  Waid Funeral & Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements.  Online condolences may be made at .


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July 6, 2020

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Gleason Community Club

Funeral Service
July 6, 2020

5:00 PM
Gleason Community Club

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