It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ed Kueber on November 12th, 2020 in Killam, Alberta, at the age of 95.
Edmond (Ed) John Kueber was born on March 18th, 1925, at Killam, Alberta to Edmond Alexander Kueber and Frances Barbara Kueber (born Moser), he was the 4th of 9 children.
Ed was raised on the family farm 5 miles southwest of Killam and attended school nearby at Willow Hollow school. Ed married Evelyn Milani on July 16th, 1957, at which point they bought land and built a home 6 miles south of Killam, where they started a family and began farming. Ed and Evelyn were blessed to have 13 children over the course of spending 37 years on the farm, before retiring and moving into the town of Killam in 1994. Ed, or Kaiser, as he was better known to friends and family, enjoyed watching baseball, playing cards, making others laugh and spending time with his family. Ed was an incredibly dedicated family man and known for having a great sense of humour, always telling jokes and stories, especially to his kids, grandchildren, and friends. He was an amazing person and will be greatly missed by all those whose lives he touched over the years.
He was predeceased by his parents, Edmond and Frances, his brother James (Jim), and his sisters Agnes, Eileen (Iky), and Margaret (Mag).
Ed is survived by his wife Evelyn and their 13 children: Joe (and Trudy) Kueber, Mary (and Bruce) Thomas, Frank Kueber, Ed Jr. (and Marina) Kueber, Virginia Kueber, David Kueber, Daniel (and Bonnie) Kueber, Terry (and Marni) Kueber, Chris (and Rob) Giles, Cathy Kueber, Susan (and Louis) Schmutz, Jennifer Kueber, and Paul Kueber, as well as their 17 grandchildren: Justin and Melissa Kueber (Joe), Angela, Vanessa and Jeff Thomas (Mary), Brandi and Brett Kueber (Frank), Jaime and Erik Kueber (Ed Jr.), Brandon Kueber (Virginia), Megan Kueber, Alysha and Shelby Gartner (Daniel), Aaron Foreman (Terry), Ryan and Shayna Giles (Chris), and Alex Schmutz (Susan), as well as three great-grandchildren: Kennedy Foy (Alysha), and Averie Himmelspek & Eleanor Foreman (Aaron). Ed is also survived by his brother Ernest (Ernie), and sisters Virgie, Marilyn and Betty, and his brother in law, Jim (Gen), as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and other extended family.
Funeral services will be held in private for immediate family, due to the Covid-19 Restrictions, on Saturday, November 28th at the Catholic Church in Killam, Alberta. Burial will follow at the Killam cemetery. Memorial donations in memory of Ed may be made to the Heart and Stroke Association or The Killam & District Health Care Foundation or St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Killam (Hall renovations).