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Edgar K. Waaler

AMENIA — Edgar K. Waaler, 81, a longtime resident of Amenia, passed away Sept. 26, 2019, at his home.  

Born on Sept. 22, 1938, in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of the late Oddny (Hansen) and Edgar Waaler.   

Mr. Waaler was an assistant civil engineer, retired from the Dutchess County Department of Public Works. He was very proud of his previous years of work in the area in dairy farming. 

He served in the United States Army.  

On April 22, 1961, in Millbrook, he married Cynthia Ann Bowen, who predeceased him on March 6, 2016. 

Mr. Waaler graduated from Massapequa High School and attended Dutchess Community College. He greatly enjoyed his lifelong hobbies of classic cars and bowling.

Mr. Waaler is survived by his two sons, Edgar Waaler, of Slingerlands, N.Y., and Robert Waaler and his wife, Karin, and four grandchildren, Christian, Nicolas, Richard and Kirsten Waaler, all of Sweden; a sister, Elaine Murray and nephew Erik Murray of Virginia Beach, Va.; and a cousin, Robert McCann, of Bar Harbor, Maine. 

Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. To send the family an online condolence, go to www.hufcutfuneralhome.com.