Edward Banker

Obituary of Edward George Banker

Edward “Cowboy Ed” Banker passed away peacefully in his sleep at home on Wednesday February 21, 2024.  He was born on December 25, 1942 on the family farm to Irving and Alice (Stroebel) Banker.

Edward married Linda Kreger on February 15, 1964.  Ed worked on the family farm as a child.  He then turned to his love of truck driving where he worked for numerous companies.  In retirement to keep himself busy he turned to pilot (escorting) for over-sized/heavy loads. 

Edward is survived by his wife Linda of Fort Atkinson; Five daughter Tammy Banker of Fort Atkinson, Betty Jo “BJ” (Brian) Burton of Tamms, IL, Sandy (Gary) Bare of Fort Atkinson, Debbie Jay of Cambridge, and Annette (Ben) Jaeckel of Jefferson;  Eleven Grandchildren; Eight Great-Grandchildren; two furry companions named Lakota and Daisy; and many more grand pets; Three siblings: Caroline (Lester) Kreger of Fort Atkinson, Mary Kreger of Fort Atkinson, and Richard (Marlene) Banker of Lake Mills; brother-in-law Raymond (Kimberly) Kreger of Fort Atkinson;  many nieces and nephews; and special friend of the family, JoAnn.

Edward was preceded in death by his parents, Irving and Alice Banker, sister Lorraine and brother-in-law Harold Kreger.

A celebration of life is being planned for later in the spring.

Online condolences may be made at www.nitardyfuneralhome.com

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