Edward A. Erwin

October 14, 1949 - August 10, 2017

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Tuesday, August 15, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home, Hudson-Ashley Chapel (formerly Johnson Funeral Home)


Tuesday, August 15, 6:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home, Hudson-Ashley Chapel (formerly Johnson Funeral Home)


Edward A. Erwin, 67, of Angola died Thursday, August 10, 2017, at 5:50 p.m. in Lakeland Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Angola after a two year battle with cancer.

He was born October 14, 1949, in Angola to Wilbur A. and Norma (Brabant) Erwin.

Mr. Erwin was the Parts Manager at Angola Ford for many years before taking a position with the Steuben County Highway Department. He retired in 2015.

He was a dedicated member of the Land of Lakes Lions Club for 29 years. He has acted as their Secretary for the last 25 years receiving W.P. Woods and Melvin Jones Awards. He also enjoyed attending steam engine shows in recent years and racing in his youth.

Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Kellie and Clinton Knauer of Angola; two granddaughters, Eleanore Knauer and Rosalyn Knauer; three brothers, Robert Erwin at Glen Burnie, Maryland, Jeffrey (Sharon) Erwin of Pleasant Lake, and Henry Erwin of Hamilton.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Judy Yeskis; and a sister-in-law, Rebecca Erwin.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at 6:15 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Hudson-Ashley Chapel (formerly Johnson Funeral Home), 612 North Main Street, Hudson with Pastor John Boyanowski of the Pleasant Lake United Methodist Church officiating.

A gathering of friends will be held Tuesday, August 15, 2017, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home, where the Land of Lakes Lions Club will conduct a service at 6 p.m.

Preferred memorials are to the Land of Lakes Lions Club.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.youngfamilyfuneralhome.com

Guest Book

Bob Bird
August 16th, 2017 9:55am
Hamilton, Indiana

Sorry I was unable to attend the service. Ed was one of my first friends after moving to Angola in 1964. My condolences to his family.

The Leadership of Lions 25-B
August 15th, 2017 10:00am
Ossian IN

Our deepest sympathy and condolences

Kenny and Pam Firestone
August 15th, 2017 7:44am
Camden, Michigan

May the Angels wrap their wings around this family and give them strength, comfort and knowledge that Ed is now with our Precious Savior with no more pain or sorrow.

Mitch Christy (Christoules)
August 14th, 2017 2:12pm
Venice FL

Saddened to hear of Ed's passing... Rest in peace Ed and enjoy driving those old Fords up in heaven...

Rebecca and Thomas Stupeck
August 14th, 2017 10:37am
Auburn, IN

Dear Kellie and Family- So sorry to hear of the loss of your father. How lucky you were to have him in your lives. Keep those fond memories close at this emotional time. Deepest condolences

Jim and Carolyn Parker
August 13th, 2017 4:43pm
P lake

We already miss Ed...he was fun to chat with, a great neighbor and friend. Condolences to Kellie and family.

Bill and Karol Booth
August 13th, 2017 10:50am
angola,in. 46703

Ed was truly one of the GOOD guys. He was a friendly, smiling - just a great person and friend. We are so sorry for your loss.

Steve Cummings
August 13th, 2017 10:39am
Pleasant Lk

Ed was a Wonderful neighbor and friend. He will be sadly missed.

Michelle Minnich
August 13th, 2017 10:38am
Pleasant Lk

I'm so sorry for your loss. Ed was my favorite neighbor. He would laugh at my dogs when he would mow his yard. He will be greatly missed.

Ann & Charlie Haffner
August 12th, 2017 12:29pm
Syracuse, Indiana

We will greatly miss Lion Ed and the Land of Lakes Lions Club newsletters he has so faithfully sent us for so many years Thinking of all of the Land of Lakes Lions and Lion Ed's family in their loss..