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Edward Stelling

Memorial services for Edward Norman Stelling of Lake Wildwood will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 13, at the at the Cedar Room in the Lake Wildwood Clubhouse. Friends are invited to contribute remembrances.

Mr. Stelling died Friday, April 21, at his home in Lake Wildwood. He was 90.

He was born in San Francisco and attended schools there, earning the Eagle Scout Award, and worked there for a few years before joining the Marine Corps in 1942. His primary Marine Corps duty involved logistics activities on the West Coast and in the Pacific Theater. He married Gladys Waggoner in 1943 in San Francisco. After his discharge as a first lieutenant in 1946, they moved to the Peninsula where he was active in real estate for 38 years, becoming a broker in 1978. They moved to Lake Wildwood in 1986, and he was active with the Nevada County Board of Realtors, serving on its board of directors for several years and receiving several awards, including Realtor of the Year in 1987.

He was an active supporter of the Penn Valley Chamber of Commerce, serving as its president in 1994. Ed served as a docent in many areas at the Empire Mine State Park for more than 10 years. He was also a member of the Lake Wildwood Men’s Golf Club.

He is survived by his wife, Gladys; sisters-in-law Barbara Hronesh of Santa Cruz and Margery Bybee of Washington State; brother-in-law, Harold Waggoner of Arcadia; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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