The Norman Transcript

Obituaries

June 18, 2013

Edward A. Garling

NORMAN — Edward A. Garling, 87, of Norman, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013, at Noble Healthcare Center in Noble. He was born to William Edward Garling and Lillian Hoffmann on Dec. 30, 1925, in Norman.

Ed enjoyed square dancing and he loved helping others with all kinds of mechanical and building projects. He was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church and Silver Spur Square Dance Club. He was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels in Norman for 25 years. Ed especially loved and admired his children, grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

On Dec. 28, 1947, he married Mary Lou McMahan and they shared 62 years of marriage until her passing in 2010.

Ed was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lou; son, John Garling; and his parents.

He is survived by his children James Garling and wife Doris, Debra Johnson and husband Ed and Charles Garling and wife Carla; daughter-in-law, Nancy Loyd and husband Henry; grandchildren Scott Garling, Brad Garling and wife Amber, Kevin Garling, Nathan Johnson and wife Ashley, Tyler Garling and Garrett Johnson; great-grandson, James Bradley Garling; and great-granddaughter, Scarlett Dawn Garling.

Memorial donations can be made to Trinity Lutheran Endowment Fund in memory of Ed Garling.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Norman. Interment will follow at Norman IOOF Cemetery.

Arrangements for Ed and his family were placed in the care of the Vice family at the Havenbrook Funeral Home in Norman.

Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. today at Havenbrook Funeral Home. The family will be present from 6 to 8 p.m. to greet friends.

Online condolences may be shared at HavenbrookFuneralHome.com.

Norman Transcript, Tuesday, June 18, 2013

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