June 6, 1921 - October 23, 2015


Edward Gust Koski, 94, of Princeton, MN, formerly of Wyoming, MN, passed away on Friday, October 23, 2015 at the Princeton Elim Home.

Edward was born on June 6, 1921. In 1942, Ed joined the Army and on September 8, 1966 was united in marriage to Mary Ann Birkemeyer. They made their home raising three children, Betty, Robert, and Gary in Wyoming, MN and moved to Princeton, MN in 1975. From 1979, Ed enjoyed working as a carpenter for Johnson Brothers. Throughout his life, Ed was an avid hunter, trapper, and fisherman.

Ed was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Ed is survived by his sons, Robert (Sandy Schultz) Geske, Gary (Lynne) Geske; son-in-law, Gary Nelson; grandchildren, Kari (Rob) Mildebrandt, Courtney Nelson Wills (Craig), Cori (Clint) Potter, Adam Hatch, Andrew Geske, and Michael (Alicia) Geske; great-grandchildren, Benjamin, Riley, Charlie, Eva, Curt, Cameron, Seth, and Devin; he is also survived by his last remaining sibling, Holly.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mary Ann (Birkemeyer) Koski; daughter, Betty Nelson; 4 brothers and 4 sisters.

A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls, MN

Arrangements are entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Princeton.