Goebel Edward (Ed) Pitzer died Jan. 21, 2006 in Payson. He was born April 12, 1924 in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
He served in the Navy during World War II. After serving in the Navy, he made his home in Chicago, Ill.
Mr. Pitzer moved his family to Arizona in 1957, and reared four children in Tempe.
In 1984, he moved to Paulden with his wife, and then to Star Valley in 2004.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Cleo C. Pitzer; brother, Ardel Pitzer of Albany, Ore.; children Terry Pitzer of Coolidge, Burt Pitzer of Mesa and Maggie Meares (Sean) of Payson; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister, and, two days prior to his death, by his daughter Carol (Pitzer) Olive.
Private memorial services will be held at a later date.
Arrangements handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.