Edward Munger, age 59, died peacefully at his home Saturday, May 4, 2019. He was born in Saginaw, Michigan on June 12, 1959.
Ed was in the United States Army from 1977 through 1985. One assignment during that time took him to Italy and he was able to coach and play on an Italian football league, a sport that was dear to his heart.
After Ed returned home he worked as a Police Officer for the Bridgeport PD. Later, he completed the DNR Law Enforcement Academy and received his MCOLES certification. He was with the DNR from 1989 – 2004. He spent time in Saginaw County, Missaukee County, and Otsego County. Ed had a passion for training and being outdoors, the DNR provided both of these opportunities to him.
Ed enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping. He enjoyed training his dogs for bird hunting. Ed enjoyed working out and the martial arts. He was a member of the NRA and a member of the Northland Sportsman’s Club.
Ed is survived by his loving wife of 16 years, Cindy Franckowiak; son, Joshua Munger; stepdaughter, Noni Parker; brother, Ralph (Kathy) Munger; sister, Dawn (Bruce) Munger; two nieces Casey (Aaron) Dunham, Johanna (Jason) Vanderwall; and one great nephew, Tys Vanderwall.
Memorial services will be held on Friday, May 10, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. from the Nelson Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, May 10, beginning at 4:00 p.m. and following the service until 7:00 p.m.