Edward A. Rydell Jr., 75, passed away on Thursday, March 17, 2022, at his home. He was born on November 20, 1946, in Appleton the son of Dr. Edward and Virginia (Boettcher) Rydell Sr. Ed was united in marriage to Judith Rimpler on August 15, 1970, in Neenah. He was employed by Kimberly Clark Corporation, retiring after 20 years as a purchasing agent. Ed enjoyed golfing and watching sports, especially the Packers. He was a warm, loving, kind, and respected husband, friend, and member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Appleton, who loved his God Jehovah.
Edward is survived by his wife: Judy; a brother: Ray (Susan) Rydell; a niece: Vanessa (Rohit Malik) Rydell-Malik; a step-mother: Mary Rydell; and many wonderful friends.
Ed was preceded in death by his parents.
A private service will be held on Saturday, March 26, 2022, via Zoom. If you would like to be present for the service, please call 920-327-0889 or 920-810-2239, for more details. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund will be established.
Ed’s family would like to express a heartfelt thank you to the oncology and medical staff at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Appleton, and Compassus Hospice for their care, compassion, and support.