Edith Marie Eddy Kawchack was born June 2, 1920, in Steamboat Springs to Henry and Hazel (Erwin) Eddy.
She died Friday, Dec. 9, 2011, in Carson City, Nev. She was 91. Edith was raised in Deep Creek, and married Steven Paul Kawchack, of Craig, on Feb. 28, 1947, in Glenwood Springs.
They were married 53 years. In 1967, the family moved to Gardnerville, Nev.
She was preceded in death by husband Steve; son Bradley Mark Kawchack; grandson Brandon Eddy Kawchack; and brothers John, Kenneth, Harold, Norman and Albert Eddy.
She is survived by sons Eddy and Tony (Wendy) Kawchack, and daughter Julie Chitwood, all of Minden, Nev., and Susan Injayan, of Carson City, Nev.
She is also survived by grandchildren Daina (Matt), Jay, David (Emmy), Devon, Emily, Jennifer, Sara, Jessi, Nicole and Steven; great-grandchildren Jadyn, Haydn, Ainsley, Tristan, William and Sonny, and Theresa (Bradley) Kawchack, of Walla Walla, Wash; sisters Helen Daggett, of Vernal, Utah, and Irene Kuchler, of Montrose; and many nieces and nephews.
Her hobbies included reading, crossword puzzles, watching basketball, drinking coffee and spending time with her beloved family.
She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star and co-owner of Kawchack Pump and Well Service, Inc., until retirement. Following retirement, her winters were spent in Mesa, Ariz., where she became an avid fan of the Phoenix Suns.
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 30, 2011, at Eastside Memorial Park, 1600 Buckeye Road, in Minden Nev.