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Edward Mix

August 17, 1924 February 8, 2019
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Edward Warner Mix, 94, passed away February 8th, 2019. He was born in Chicago, Illinois where he lived until he was 14 years old. After moving to California with his family, Ed attended Long Beach Polytechnic High School. Upon graduation Ed enlisted in the Marine Corps and served his country at the Battle of Iwo Jima. After his discharge from the Marines, Ed worked at Mix Tool and Die while attending Art Center. He met Rosaylene Paulson and they were married in June of 1951. In 1955 Ed and Rosaylene moved to La Mirada, CA. Ed had a long career as an Aerospace Engineer working for Boeing, Rockwell International, McDonnell Douglas, Air Research and others. He worked on designs for the Apollo missions, the Space Shuttle, commercial aircrafts and private jets. Ed was highly regarded for his ability to solve complex design and engineering problems earning him the prestigious Engineer of the Year Award for his work on the Space Shuttle project. In addition to his engineering and design talents, Ed was an artist, a painter and a pilot. He enjoyed his retirement travelling with Rosaylene until her passing in 1997. Ed leaves behind a brother, daughter, son in law, granddaughter, and several nieces and nephews who are all saddened by his passing.


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Rosary

Tuesday

19

Feb

7:00 PM 2/19/2019 7:00:00 PM
St. Gregory the Great Church

13935 Telegraph Road,
Whittier, CA 90604

St. Gregory the Great Church
13935 Telegraph Road, Whittier 90604 CA
United States

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Wednesday

20

Feb

10:00 AM 2/20/2019 10:00:00 AM
St. Gregory the Great Church

13935 Telegraph Road,
Whittier, CA 90604

St. Gregory the Great Church
13935 Telegraph Road, Whittier 90604 CA
United States

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Wednesday

20

Feb

11:30 AM 2/20/2019 11:30:00 AM
Olive Lawn Memorial Park

13926 La Mirada Blvd
La Mirada, CA 90638

Olive Lawn Memorial Park
13926 La Mirada Blvd La Mirada 90638 CA
United States
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