Edward R. Fitzpatrick, 91, of Cedar Rapids, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at Living Center East after a short illness. Services were held Oct. 13 at Cedar Memorial Park. Burial with military rites was in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Local survivors include his son, Michael (Barbara) of Solon.
Ed was born Jan. 8, 1921, in Olin, the son of James and Rena (Tarbox) Fitzpatrick. He married Helen M. Schmidt on March 15, 1946, in Cedar Rapids. She died in 2006. Ed was owner and operator of E.F. Construction Co., retiring from there after many years of services.
Ed was a member of American Legion Hanford Post 5 and VFW, as well as proudly serving with distinction in the South Pacific in the Army Air Corps during World War II.
A memorial fund has been established in Ed’s name.
Please leave a message or tribute to the Fitzpatrick family on the website, www.cedarmemorial.com under obituaries.