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Edwin Bernard Corrigan[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1909 - 2005  (95 years)


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  • Name Edwin Bernard Corrigan 
    Born 4 Oct 1909  Ashland, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Gender Male 
    Residence Between 1935 and 1940  Ashland, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    109 North Ellis Avenue 
    Highest Grade 1940  [4
    College: 3 Years 
    Occupation 1940  Ashland, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Supervising Teacher 
    Address:
    Public Schools 
    Died 28 Jun 2005  L'Anse, Baraga, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Baraga County Memorial Hospital 
    Person ID I210  Zalewski Family
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2012 

    Father Thomas Joseph Corrigan,   b. 1853, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1915, Ashland, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Emma Jane Firmenich,   b. 23 Jun 1873, Wrightstown, Brown, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1941, Ashland, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 18 Jan 1892  Ashland, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Married 18 Apr 1892  Sanborn, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8, 9
    Photos
    Thomas & Emma Jane Corrigan Family
    Thomas & Emma Jane Corrigan Family
    Thomas & Emma Jane (Firmenich) Corrigan Family
    Family ID F226  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Esther Mae Eide,   b. 15 Sep 1911, Reeder, Adams, North Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1996, White Pine, Ontonagon, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 11 Nov 1950  Ashland, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Edwin, Lynn, and Esther
    Last Modified 20 Jun 2016 
    Family ID F51  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Thomas & Emma Jane Corrigan Family
    Thomas & Emma Jane Corrigan Family
    Thomas & Emma Jane (Firmenich) Corrigan Family

  • Notes  Died:
    • Edwin Corrigan - Daily Mining Gazette - (Jul/8/2005)

      WHITE PINE -?Edwin Corrigan, 95, of White Pine, passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2005, at Baraga County Memorial Hospital in L'Anse.
      He was born on October 4, 1909, in Ashland, Wis., son of Thomas and Emma (Firmenich) Corrigan.
      Edwin attended the Shores School, St. Agnes School, Ashland High School and Ashland County Normal, Superior State Teacher's College and the University of Wisconsin, graduating with a Master's degree in Elementary Education. His early teaching was at the Sanborn State Grade School, followed by years as Ashland County supervising teacher, President of the Wood County Teacher's College in Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., Principal of the Glidden School District and Principal at the White Pine Elementary School.
      He served in the Air Corps during WW II, being discharged on October 5, 1945, as a Staff Sgt. at Traux Field, Madison, Wis.
      Ed was a member of St. Jude's Catholic Church in White Pine where he served as a lector and choir member. He was also a 60 year veteran of the American Legion, 32 year member of the White Pine Lions Club; a 50 year veteran of the Boy Scouts of America, holder of the coveted Silver Beaver Award and Scoutmaster's Key; and a member of the Phi Delta Kappa Educational Association. Ed held several positions of leadership in educational organizations, being elected two different terms as President of the North Wisconsin Lake Superior Education Association, member of the Copper Country Elementary Principal's Association, member of the Carp Lake Township Library Association, and a member of the Carp Lake Retired Senior Citizens group. Ed was a charter member of St. Jude's and St. Anne's Council of the Knights of Columbus. He was a scoutmaster of the Sanborn Scout Troop for many years; president of his 1928 graduating class at the Ashland High School and Valedictorian of his 1929 County Normal class.
      Ed's hobbies were camping, reading, music and traveling, having been to Europe four times; to Hawaii, Alaska, the Caribbean and a Mississippi cruise, besides having been in all 50 states.
      Edwin is survived by his daughter, Lynn Corrigan; step-grandson, Mark Little; Mark's first wife, Jennie Jolma and their daughter, Cassie; and Mari's second wife, Tammy Roselund, and step-great-grandchildren, Kirk, Devin, Jori, Trey, Tarek, and Jessa; and newborn baby boy; step-granddaughter, Margie (Little) Mitchel; step-great-grandchildren, Chelsea and Joey of West Port, Wash.; step-granddaughter Becky (Roffers) Kaschak of East Troy, Wis.; step-great-granddaughter, Jessica, step-granddaughter, Jill Roffers of Greendale, Wis.; and numerous nieces and nephews; three sisters-in-law, Lynn (Henry) Corrigan of Santa Rosa, Calif., Mrs. Sally (Eide) Onan of Tucson, Ariz. and Alice (Roffers) Malek of Ashland, Wis.
      Preceding him in death were his wife of 45 years, Esther (Eide) Roffers-Corrigan; his parents, Thomas and Emma (Firmenich) Corrigan; stepson, Byron (Peggy Snow) Roffers, Stepdaughter, Shirley (Roffers) Gingles-Little, Shirley's first husband, Lt. Robert Gingles, a pilot in the U.S. Air Force, who as a volunteer co-pilot, lost his life in an airplane accident 10 days into his marriage with Shirley. She later married Maus Little. Five sisters, Beatrice Nantais, Clarice Olsen, Ethel Strekla, (Edwin's twin) Lanore Enders, Sadie Olsen and three brothers, Maurice, Henry, Clayton; and step-granddaughter, Wendy (Roffers) Chevalier.
      A visitation for Edwin was held on Tuesday, July 5, 2005, at St. Jude's Catholic Church in White Pine from 2 to 4 p.m with the funeral service following at 4 p.m. with Fr. Michael Woempner officiating. Friends may sign Edwin's guestbook and send condolences to www.canefuneralhome.com.

  • Sources 
    1. [S181] 1910 US Census, Town of Sanborn, Ashland Co., Wisconsin; 18; Sheet 1B; h.12 f.12; Edwin B Corrigan; 17 March 2010.

    2. [S173] 1920 US Census, Sanborn Town, Ashland Co., Wisconsin; 19; Sheet 4B; h.73 f.73; Edwin Corrigan; 17 March 2010.

    3. [S176] Obituary, Ozaukee Press, Strelka, Ethel; 24 June 1993.

    4. [S339] 1940 US Census, Ward 5, Ashland, Ashland, Wisconsin; 2-6; Sheet 1A; Household 1; Edwin B Corrigan; 4 April 2012.

    5. [S251] Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930, 1892; Batch I00806-0, Source 1275719; Ref 1891; Thomas Corrigan & Emma Fermaugh; 18 January 1892.

    6. [S8] Descendants of Thomas Corrigan.

    7. [S47] Wisconsin Marriages, Pre-1907, Vol 01, Page 0387.

    8. [S15] Obituary, Emma Jane Firmenich, April 29, 1941 - Unknown Paper.

    9. [S181] 1910 US Census, Town of Sanborn, Ashland Co., Wisconsin; 18; Sheet 1B; h.12 f.12; Thomas J Corrigan; 17 March 2010.