Edwin S. Overgard

Edwin S. Overgard

Dec 14, 2009 - Dec 14, 2009
Edwin Salmer Overgard, 83, died December 9, 2009 in his home in Riverton, WY. Cremation has already taken place. Private family services will be held at a later date.

Ed was born February 22, 1926 in Baldwin, Wisconsin, son of Martin Gilbert and Elizabeth (Peterson) Overgard.

Mr. Overgard enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served during WWII on the U.S.S. LST 694 in the Pacific Theater. He was Honorably Discharged in April of 1946 and was a member of the Riverton VFW.

September 3, 1953, he married Cerella Elizabeth Denke in Quinn, S.D.

Ed enjoyed reading, playing cribbage, solitaire and playing pool family and friends.

He worked in the construction and mining industry and drove truck for Osborne Trucking. Ed and Cerella bought a farm in the Midvale area in 1963 and another in North Portal in 1971.

Survivors include his wife, Cerella of Riverton, son, Tait Westen Overgard of Sundance, WY, daughters, LeeRee Victoria Sutler and her husband Fred “Nick” of Saladote, AK and Yola Gwen Marsh of Fort Collins, CO, sister, Helen Everson of St. Paul, Minn, 6 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Clarence Christenson, Alvin Christenson, and Marvin Overgard and sisters, Pearl Seldon and Eielene Hansen.

On-line obituaries are available and condolences for the family may be made at: thedavisfuneralhome.com

Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.