Edwin E. Middlestead, 72, West Fargo, ND passed away on Friday, June 19, 2020 at his home.
Edwin E. Middlestead was born August 13, 1947 in Oakes, ND to Emil and Viola (Eberhart) Middlestead. Edwin married his love Kay Borkenhagen on September 9, 1967 in West Fargo, ND. They resided in Ellendale, ND and their son Scott was born. They then moved to LaMoure, ND and then to West Fargo where their son Steve was born. Edwin resided in West Fargo until his death. Edwin worked at several places in the Fargo area until 1973 when he started at Steiger Tractor Plant in Fargo. Edwin continued his work at the tractor company as it changed to Tenneco and Case New Holland. Edwin retired from Case in 2007 after 34 years. Ed also started Ed’s Auto Repair in 1980 and did all kinds of mechanical work until 2007. He started at Enterprise Rent A Car in 2007 and continued there until the time of his death.
Edwin was preceded in death by his parents, brother Vernon M., sister Bonnie, and brother-in-law Paul Johnson.
Edwin is survived by his wife Kay, sons Scott (Lynne) Middlestead and Steve (Melinda) Middlestead, three grandsons: Aaron, Cole, and Cade; siblings: Betty (Reuben) Nies and Dale (Becky) Middlestead, in-laws: Char Middlestead, Linda (Jeff) Heebner, Don (Diana) Borkenhagen, Bob (Lori Hunter) Borkenhagen, and Diane Billman, along with many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation to a diabetes foundation, American Cancer Association, or a favorite organization in Edwin’s name.
Memorial service will be Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 10 AM at West Funeral Home, West Fargo with visitation one hour prior to the service.
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