More detail on this person: Edward W. Colquhoun Sr. Edward W. Colquhoun Sr., 72, of 1417 38th St. SE, died Monday, July 16, 2001, in his home following a long illness. Memorial services: 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Christ Community United Methodist Church. The Rev. Dick Speight will officiate. Inurnment will be at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery. Friends may register at the church after 5 p.m. Sunday. Arrangements by Cremation Society of Eastern Iowa. Survivors include his wife, Judith; three sons, Edward Jr. and wife Shari of San Antonio, Texas, Walter 'Scott' and wife Kelly of Cedar Rapids, and Robert of Phoenix, Ariz.; two sisters, Patricia Hansen of Delaware and Jean Rice of Pennsylvania; and nine grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Christine; and a grandson, Christopher. Edward was born Aug. 12, 1928, in New York City, New York, to Alfred and Eleanor Eastman Colquhoun. He married Judith Bess on Oct. 11, 1957, in San Marcus, Texas. He served as an U.S. Army officer for 21 years in the Army Signal Corps, serving in both the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War. He retired in 1973. He then worked from 1973 to 1979 for Collins Radio, where he processed government contracts. He started working with Cablevision in 1980 in Florida, transferring to Raleigh, N.C., in 1984, and retiring in 1994 from Time Warner Cablevision in Raleigh, N.C., where he was an outside plant manager, then moving back to Cedar Rapids, where he was a driver for Brinks Armored Services. Edward was serving the Lord at Christ Community Church as prayer minister and on the Church Council as shepherd of Christian education. He was also a member of Cedar Rapids Emmaus Community. A memorial fund has been established.
Burial information: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA
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