Obituary of Edwin R. Reddington
Edwin Ross Reddington, 88, of Woods Rd., town of Genesee, WI passed away Sunday, May 5, 2019 at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. He was born May 31, 1930 in Kansas City, MO, the first child and son of Edwin Ross Reddington, Sr. and Iza Iona Chandler. His early education was in Kansas City, MO. He was a 1948 graduate of Raytown High School, Raytown, MO, and graduated from Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa in 1952 in Dairy Industry with a Bachelor of Science degree. He served for two years in the Army during the Korean Conflict 1952-1954.
On June 13, 1954, he was married to Marjorie Mae Wiltse in the Falls City, Nebraska at First United Methodist Church. From 1954-1971, Mr. Reddington worked for Carnation Milk in Coshocton, OH for one year and for Borden’s Milk in Chicago, IL, Hammond, IN, Reedsburg, WI and Milwaukee, WI. In 1964, he became Plant Superintendent of the Borden’s Milk Company, Milwaukee. From 1972-1973 he was with Economics Lab-Klenzade Division. From 1973-1990 he worked at Echo Lake Farm Produce, Burlington, WI as Plant Superintendent.
On January 1, 1990, he retired. He and his wife’s traveled extensively. Visiting numerous international countries. They also traveled across the United States in their motor home.
He was an involved member of the First United Methodist Church, member of the Masonic Lodge and the Scottish Rite.
Edwin is lovingly survived by his wife Marjorie Mae Wiltse (Mrs. Edwin Ross Reddington, Jr.); Son, James Ross Reddington of Linwood, KS; Son, Robert Wiltse Reddington (Maureen Ann nee Mayotte) of Wales, WI and their four children, Luke Anthony and two daughters, Norah Amber and Melody Ann; Hope Christine( Kevin)Carey and their twins Fiona Carey and Brian Carey , Ryan Thomas and Timothy Ross; Son, Scott Edwin Reddington (Stephanie Kim nee Wilkinson) of Wayzata, MN and their two children Stephen Wilkinson and Audrey Grace; Son, David Franklin Reddington of Waunakee, WI and his two children Ross Andrew and Cade Chandler of Waunakee, WI (Hope Elizabeth nee Schrader) and son Andrew Edward Wegert. Ed is also survived by one sister, Barbara Caroline Gleason (Burt) of Venice, FL.
A Memorial Service will be on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at First United Methodist Church, 121 Wisconsin Ave, Waukesha, WI 53186 from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the 11:00 a.m. memorial service. Officiating will be Rev. Dan Scherwin of the First United Methodist Church of Waukesha. Interment of ashes will be at Falls City, Nebraska, Steele Cemetery at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 121 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186 or to the charity or organization of contributor’s choice.