Edward Arthur Marheine

Friday 29th of April 1927 - Wednesday 27th of November 2019

Edward Arthur Marheine



Dec 4, 2019 (10:00 AM )

Camp Nelson National Cemetery

6980 Danville Road, Nicholasville, Kentucky

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Edward Arthur Marheine, age 92, of Lexington Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at Mayfair Village Retirement Community.

Edward was born April 29, 1927 in Milwaukee Wisconsin.  He was the Son of the late Arthur and Erna Marheine.  Edward Graduated from Wauwatosa High School, and then Served his Country in the Army as a Tank Driver during WWII.  After the War He attended the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor Michigan, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering.  He also went on the get His Professional Engineering Certificate.  At the University of Michigan He met his Wife of 70 years, Carol Nancy Macha, and Married Her on October 15, 1949.

 After College, Edward worked for a short time in Kansas City, Missouri for General Electric building airplanes and doing wiring.  He then moved with His Family to Columbus Ohio to work for Bell Sound Systems, designing high fidelity sound equipment.  He moved back to Milwaukee to work for Automatic Electric designing industrial telephone answering machines and telephone switching equipment.  The Company was bought out by General Telephone and Electronics, where He worked until He retired.  Edward and Carol moved from Milwaukee to Lexington in 1976 because the plant in Wisconsin was closed, and one was opened in Kentucky.  In His working career, Edward was awarded 8 Patents, 7 US and 1 Canadian.

Edward is preceded in death by His parents: one grandson, Andrew, son of Edward’s son Robert: one grandson, Benjamin, son of Edward’s daughter Cynthia: and one great granddaughter, Ruby, daughter of Edward’s granddaughter Cortney. . Edward is Survived by His three children and their spouses and special friends: Robert and special friend Judy (in Manitowoc Wisconsin), Constance and husband Michael (in St Louis Missouri), and Cynthia and husband David (in New Berlin, Wisconsin).  Also five grandchildren: Robert’s children Nicole (Tom) Meissner, Adam, and Caleb (Crystal) - and Cynthia’s children Cortney (Jason) Mazurek, and Katherine (Michael) Loppnow-Rayle.  He is also survived by six great grandchildren: Alida and Anya (Andrew) Jackson (Nicole), Vanessa (Adam), Olivia and Gibson (Cortney).

Edward’s Interests are varied.  He was a Ham Radio Operator for many years, but he let His license lapse (W9BJV).  He volunteered at the University of Kentucky to help People from different countries that have immigrated to the United States, gotten Their Citizenship, and needed help in becoming more fluent in English.  He enjoyed this very much.  He was also a very talented musician, playing the guitar, banjo, harmonica, violin (somewhat), and saw,  Yes, saw.  He also was a very good singer, singing in the various Church choirs in the Churches He attended, and singing in the Christmas singing group at Mayfair Village, notably singing Silent Night in German as a solo.

There will be no Memorial Service for Edward.  Edward will be cremated, and buried at Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

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Carol Marshall


Carol, My thoughts and prayers are with you in your loss of Ed. So enjoyed meeting you and Ed at SHUMC as you answered the phone. Praying Carol Marshall

1 year ago