Edmund J. Pyrz of Chattanooga, TN, passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020.

Ed was born February 9, 1940 in LaSalle, IL. He married Barbara L. (Kmieciak) Pyrz on August 27, 1960. He worked and retired from Brock & Brach Candy Company after 40 years. He was a loving husband, dad, grandpa, great grandpa, and friend.

He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Barbara L. Pyrz. He is also survived by his sons, Jim Pyrz of Swisher, IA, Joe (Sue) Pyrz of Chanhassen, MN, John (Wanda) Pyrz of W. St. Paul, MN, his daughters, Janet (Ray) Lopez of Minneapolis, MN, Christine (Shane) Howard of Ringgold, GA, Kathy (James) deMedici of North Augusta, SC, and Debbie (Jeff) White of Christiana, TN. His grandchildren, Britney, Megan, Josh, Trent, Caiti, Nolan, Andrew, Elise, Korey, Charlotte, and Cameron. His great grandchildren, Charley and Annie.

Ed was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Hattie Pyrz and beloved daughter-in-law, Brenda J. Pyrz.

The family will have a private service September 18, 2020 followed by inurnment at Mt Olivet Cemetery. Arrangements by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.

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