BROADWAY, Edwin (Ed) Lee

Edwin Broadway

Edwin (Ed) Lee Broadway was born January 21, 1927, at home near Golconda, Illinois. At age seventeen Ed joined the U.S. Navy and received the WW II Victory Medal for his navy service. After the war, Ed met and married Mary Erlean Collins, graduated from Prairie Bible Institute (1952), and started his lifelong ministry as a pastor in Alberta, Missouri, Tennessee, British Columbia and Saskatchewan. Ed and Erlean had seven children; Diane (Ron Sauer) Ablonczy, Leslie (Meredythe), Edwina (Daniel) Bobocel, Danita (Ed Onyebuchi) Senf, Mark (Melanie), Kerry Lee (Roxanna Sutcliffe) and Danice. In 1986 Ed married Edith (nee Dunn), bringing Edith’s daughter, Connie (Martin) Roberts and their son Clint into the family. During the last thirty-five years of his ministry, Ed started many new churches and he was still preaching “on call” until God took him into His presence. Ed passed away peacefully February 21, 2018 in Mayerthorpe, AB. Ed was predeceased by his first wife, Erlean; infant daughter, Danice; sons-in-law, Tom Ablonczy and Hal Senf; and sister, LaVerne. Visitation Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Park Memorial Funeral Home, 5101 - 47 Avenue, Mayerthorpe. Memorial Service Thursday, March 1 at 2:30 p.m. at Mayerthorpe Diamond Centre, 4814 - 54 Street, Mayerthorpe. Reverend Ian Smith officiating. Edith, and Ed’s seven children, nine grandchildren and many great-grandchildren will miss Ed very much and they are joyful to know he is in the Presence of God. Ed would be honoured if friends made a contribution to Mayerthorpe Baptist Church, Box 397, Mayerthorpe, AB T0E 1N0 or e-transfers to Photos, memories and condolences may be shared through Park Memorial, Mayerthorpe 780-786-2533 Family Owned Funeral Home and Crematorium.