Edmund M. Willette, 94, formerly of Fort Wayne, Indiana, passed away Sunday, October 31, 2021 at Brookdale Senior Living in Urbana, Illinois. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, on November 21, 1926, Edmund was the son of Frank and Ethel Willette. He graduated from Columbia City High School. After high school, he served in the Army Airforce in World War Two and then graduated from Purdue University with a degree in electrical engineering. He entered the profession of his forefathers and was a gold-star member of the Bricklayer's Union. He married Margaret (Peg) Sands, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in his death by his parents and sister Patricia Breininger.
Surviving are his children Steven (Sharon) Willette of Champaign, Illinois, Thomas Willette of Greencastle, IN, Anne Dumont of Devils Lake, ND; grandchildren, Elizabeth Dumont, Rebecca (Kevin) Pfeiffer, Christopher (Bethany) Dumont, Amanda Willette, Ian Willette; and six great-grandchildren.
Edmund will be laid to rest at Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Indiana on November 10, 2021. No services will be held at this time. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Memorials in his name may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. Condolences may be sent to www.renner-wikoffchapel.com
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