Nick T. Ediger
Nick T. Ediger, age 86, died Thursday morning, October 7, 2010, at his home in Meade, Kansas.
He was born July 22, 1924, in rural Inman, Kansas, the son of Henry P. and Katie (Neufeld) Ediger. In 1927, he moved with his family to Meade County, Kansas, where he attended the McNulty School and later the Tabor Bible Academy. A lifetime resident of Meade County, he was a farmer and a stockman.
He was a member of the Countryside (EMB) Bible Church, serving as a Sunday School superintendent, Deacon, and on the church council; attended the Beam Senior Center and was a member of the Golden Notes. He enjoyed playing the harmonica, music, woodworking, crafts, and spending time with his family and friends.
On August 11, 1946, he married Helen C. Doerksen at Meade. She survives.
Other survivors include: Three sons, Earl Ediger and wife JoAnn of Cairo, Georgia, Richard Ediger and wife Nancy of Kingwood, Texas, Ken Ediger and wife Rachel of Hays, Kansas; Three brothers, George Ediger of Inman, Kansas, Walter Ediger and wife Tena of Hutchinson, Kansas, Elden Ediger and wife Dot of Colorado Springs, Colorado; Twelve grandchildren, Kent Ediger-Peck and wife Lori, Kyle Ediger-Peck, Kala Mercer, Brian Kestel, Karin Pearce and husband Ray, Lara Langmaid and husband Neil, Cameron Ediger and wife Kendra, Chayson Ediger, Sara Froese and husband Josh, Nicole Iman and husband Jonathan, Kimberly Andis and husband Robert, and Kellie Babb and husband Brent; Thirteen great-grandchildren, Chad Mercer, Ali Ediger-Peck, Emily Ediger-Peck, Joey Knight, Billy Ray & Lindsay Pearce, Caleb Ediger, Jacob Froese, Bethany Froese, Zack Andis, Garrett Andis, Cassidy Andis, and Jayton Babb.
He is preceded in death by his parents; a brother Martin Ediger; and three sister-in-laws Elgeva Ediger, Rubena Ediger & Alene Ediger.
Funeral services were held at 3:30 a.m. Sunday, October 10, 2010, at the Countryside Bible Church, rural Meade, with Pastor Ken Ediger and Reverend David Cummings presiding. Interment was in the Countryside Bible Church Cemetery, rural Meade.
The family would welcome memorials to the Countryside Bible Church Missions in care of Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade.
Personal condolences may be given to the family at www.fidlerormebachmanmortuary.com