David R Edge

David R. Edge, 62, of Platteville died on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at UW-Hospital, Madison.

Funeral services will be 12:00 p.m. (Noon) Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville. Pastor Mary Ann Floerke will officiate. Burial will be at Hillside Cemetery, Platteville. Friends may call from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the David R. Edge Memorial Fund.

Online condolences can be made at

David was born on October 16, 1950 in Platteville, Wisconsin, the son of Burnell and Cleone (Sisley) Edge. David graduated from Platteville High School in 1969. He worked on the family farm on Snowy Lane until 1997 and then moved to Platteville with his mother. David worked at Land's End, Dodgeville, Cushman's Greenhouse, and Belmont and currently at Platteville Wonder Wash and at Lactalis American Group, Belmont since 2008. David was a member of the Jolly Platters 4-H Club, a lifetime member of the Lutheran Church of Peace, Platteville FFA member and National and Wisconsin Holstein Associations, and Wisconsin Farm Bureau. He enjoyed fishing, and loved family gatherings, his pets and antique cars. He prided himself in always being loyal to his friends.

He is survived by his brother, Jerry (Pat) Edge of Beloit, WI; sisters, Patty (Jack) Mason of Glen Haven, WI; Diane (Ray) Guenther of Fennimore, WI; Pam (Gary) Craugh of Platteville. Also surviving are his aunts, Viola Vesperman, Beverly Kruser Cox, and uncle Cletus (Ruth) Sisley and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Burnell and Cleone, two nephews, Michael Mason and Casey Craugh and several aunts and uncles.

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