Eddie Charles Kryselmire, age 79, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away Friday, February 25, 2022, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, Missouri.
Ed was born May 9, 1942, in Clarinda, Iowa, the son of Leonard and Adaline (Parkhurst) Kryselmire. On June 10, 1978, he was married to Wendie Roney, who survives. Also surviving are one son, Tim Kryselmire, and his wife Carrie of Salt Lake City, Utah; three daughters: Beth Pieters and her husband, Dave, of Auburn, Nebraska; Mindy York and her husband, Dave, of Salt Lake City; and Kat Tucker and her husband, Dave, of Springfield. He also leaves one sister, Connie Petersen, of The Villages, Florida: thirteen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Ed leaves a wealth of friends at Ozark Christian Church, A.A., and the National Cushman Club of America.
Ed grew up in Clarinda, Iowa, and graduated from high school there. He then went on to graduate from Western Wyoming Community College and Northwest Missouri State University. He also attended law school in Kansas City for two years. He was employed by the states of Iowa and Wyoming as a social worker for over two decades. Ed owned and operated High Country Energy, a gas well testing service in southwest Wyoming. Ed enjoyed hunting, fishing for trout at Roaring River State Park, collecting Cushman motorcycles, and creating floral arrangements for friends and loved ones.
“This isn’t goodbye, it’s see you later because we know we will.”