Edward Earl Sturm, 77, passed away on Feb. 26, 2019. He was born on Sept. 21, 1941, in Polson, Mont., to Leroy and Sarah Sturm.
Edward grew up in Polson, and moved to Fairbanks, Alaska, for 30 years where he hauled freight for the Alaska Pipeline. He then retired in Spokane, Wash., where he enjoyed bowling, golfing and playing cards.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Carol (Thompson); son, Scott (Jennifer) Sturm of Spokane; daughter, Denise (Todd) Wanken of Chester, Mont.; three grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. He is also survived by his sister, Sylvia (Boyd) Vandeberg of Polson; brother, Wayne (Dorothy) Sturm of Seeley Lake, Mont.; and Roy (Jeri) Sturm of Polson.
Ed was preceded in death by his parents; and one son, Eddie.
Special thanks to Spokane Hospice House South for the excellent care during the time Ed was there.
Graveside services will be held on May 4, 2019, in Polson.