Edward Jehlik, 79, Fargo, passed away Sunday, September 8, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.

Edward was born on March 14, 1934 to John Michael and Frances Anna Jehlik in New York, New York. He graduated from high school in 1952 and then served in the Navy for 22 years, where he achieved the rank of Senior Chief Petty Officer.

Edward and Helen Frances Platz were married on December 21, 1962 in Great Lakes, IL after meeting in the Navy.

Edward enjoyed traveling and often traveled around the country by car visiting family and friends. He was an active member of several Naval organizations. Edward was an avid animal lover and had many pets over the years. He also supported the Fargo-Moorhead Humane Society.

Edward is survived by his sisters, Rose (Sis) and Florence; brother Joseph; daughter, Ann; son, John (Tanya); grandchildren James (Cari); John Michael; and Raelyn; and great-grandaughter Virginia Grace.

Edward was preceded in death by parents, John and Frances; wife, Helen; sister Frances (Cookie) and brother, John.

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  1. Norfolk Va.To Edwards Family
    I am deeply sorry for your lossand mine. You could not find a more lovable human being. He will be gratly missed by me and my family Fathher offered a mass tis morning for Edward with my whole family present.God keep you all in his loving care.
    God Bless Dee

  2. Wet Fargo North Dakota
    My prayers are with all of you, had I known about it before to night I would have been there, would love to see all of you, If I can find a ride or a cab I still will come, may god be with all of you, Ed was a special man

  3. Fargo ND
    Thinking of all the Jehlik family during this time of loss. Words can not express the sorrow we feel that the world has lost such a wonderful man. Please accept our deepest sympathies.

  4. Horace ND
    Jehlik Family:

    You are all in our thoughts and prayers at this time. Celebrate his blessings in his 79 years of life. May God grant you peace and comfort that only He can!

  5. Fargo ND
    Our deepest and most sincere sympathies to the entire Jehlik family. I hope that you will gain comfort from your wonderful memories.

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