Edward Arthur Wabakken was born in Racine, Wisconsin on September 5, 1943 and passed away in Murrieta, California on September 12, 2021. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years Maria Wabakken; 2 sons Michael & David; 4 grandchildren Tiffani, Christopher, Kaitlyn, & Adam; and his great-granddaughter Madilyn. He was preceded in death by his sister Jo Ann.
Edward proudly serviced in the Marine Corps and was a Vietnam Veteran. He continued to serve the Veteran community as the President of the Oasis Veterans Club for a short period of time until his health prevented him from doing so. Edward spent 40 years in underground Utility Construction industry where he retired as a Safety Director. Edward enjoyed politics, road trips and all types of sports. His charismatic and humorous personality always made him the life of the party. Edward will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
A service with military honors will be held at Riverside National Cemetery on Thursday, 9/30 at 12:15 p.m.
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