July 23, 1925 ~ November 8, 2012
"Edwin was a quiet, gentle,
and kind man with a big smile."

Edwin Burgstahler, 87, of Washougal, WA, passed away on Nov. 8, 2012. He was born in Raymond, WA to Anna and Henry Burgstahler on July 23, 1925. Ed was a Clark County resident since 1928 and graduated from Battle Ground High School in 1943. In 1950, he graduated from Washington State University.
He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
Ed worked at Alcoa for 16 years and later retired from the County Assessors office in 1986.
He was a member of St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Washougal and enjoyed gardening and sports on TV.
Ed is survived by his wife of 47 years, Norma; two sisters, Edna Valencia and Wanda Grzybala; two step-children, Rosemary Miller and Norman Crume; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Sun., Nov. 18, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Vancouver, WA.
Donations may be sent to Hospice SW.
Please sign his guest book at: www.columbian.com/obits.


Funeral Home

Evergreen Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel
1101 NE 112th Avenue Vancouver, WA 98684
(360) 892-6060

Published in The Columbian on Nov. 14, 2012