Edward C. Pirsig, 92
Blue Earth – Edward C. Pirsig, age 92, of Blue Earth, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. A funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 16, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Blue Earth. The service was recorded at www.pattonfh. com/obituary/edward-pirsig.Visitation was Friday, and one hour prior to the service at church. Burial took place at Riverside Cemetery in Blue Earth.
Edward was born Aug. 22, 1928 in Blue Earth, to Escher and Dora (Miller) Pirsig. He graduated Blue Earth High School in 1947. He attended Mankato Business School for one year. Later he was drafted the Army Feb. 14, 1951 and was stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. He was Honorably discharged on Aug. 30, 1951. Edward met Myrna at Nodak Lodge on Lake Winnibigoshish in 1955. They later married on Feb. 4, 1961 and had two children David and Debra. Edward farmed with his father Escher and his brothers for many years. Then he later farmed with his brother Wesley. In 1975, he farmed by himself and with his son David. Ed enjoyed hunting, fishing, spending time with his family. He loved visiting with his friends and family over the phone.
Edward is survived by his son, Dave Pirsig; Kristin, mother of his four grandchildren, Emilie, of Duluth, Hayley (Blane) Maher, of Northwood, Iowa, Jonah and Whitney, both of Blue Earth; and his great grandson, Tucker David Maher.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Escher and Dora; wife, Myrna; daughter, Debra; and siblings, Berdeen, Wayne, and Wesley.