Edward F. ‘Ed’ Nuebel, age 80 of Hudson WI, died on Friday, April 27th at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester MN. Ed was born January 17, 1932 in Saint Paul MN to parents Frank C. and Vera Mae (Lundt) Nuebel. Ed graduated from Mechanic Arts High School, was a standout athlete, and on the all-city football team. Ed was united in marriage to Sally Lucille Anderson on September 10, 1955, and was blessed with four daughters and 10 grandchildren whom he adored.
Ed earned his degree from the University of Minnesota in 1957. A true entrepreneur with a strong work ethic, Ed set out on a life long journey of business ventures dealing with food science and food technology. At the time of his death, he was still active in business, serving as president and CEO of Amtech Ingredients, a company he founded. Ed enjoyed boating, and watching the eagles and beautiful sunsets from their home on the St. Croix River. He enjoyed cruises and traveling in the RV. Ed served on numerous boards in the Hudson area, and was a dedicated member of Mt. Zion Lutheran Church. For 42 years he operated several food stands at the Minnesota State Fair. He could fix anything and do everything. Ed loved his family and loved being a grandpa. Ed was a grandpa who was loving and fun and would sit at the kids’ table when they got together as a family. He nurtured his children and grandchildren with inspiration, wisdom, and self-confidence. He was both their best friend, and their strongest advocate. He will be missed dearly by his loving family, and a multitude of friends.
Ed is survived by his beloved wife of 56 years, Sally; daughters, Sandra (Mike) Eddy, and their children Luke, Ali, and Matthew; Lori Nuebel and her children Nick and Jackson Sokolowski; Lisa (Richard) Radley, and their children Emma and Izzy; and Nancy (John) Parotti, and their children Michael, Sam, and Sawyer; sister, Yvonne Johnson; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends, and business colleagues. Ed was preceded in death by infant granddaughter, Marjorie Marie Nuebel Sokolowski; his parents, Frank and Vera Nuebel; and his sister Jean Pedersen.
Visitation and Memorial Celebration Services of Life for Ed Nuebel will all be held at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, 505 13th Street S. in Hudson WI, with Pastor Brian Ferguson officiating. Visitation and Fellowship on Thursday, May 3rd from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. Memorial Celebration of Life on Friday, May 4th at 11:00 am; visitation and fellowship one hour prior to services. Private family burial. Memorials preferred to Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, Hudson Hospital Foundation, or Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Research at Mayo Clinic.
Services have been entrusted to the O’Connell Family Funeral Home of Hudson WI, and the Countryside Crematory.