In lieu of flowers, the family asks that gifts be directed to Jewish Voices for Peace, a peace advocacy organization in Columbus, Ohio which Edward was active. Gifts may be mailed to: Farrell Brody, 103 West California Avenue, Columbus, OH 43202. Please reference Edward Lanwermeyer's Memorial.
A caring husband, father and brother, Edward Lanwermeyer was born January 31st, 1938 in St. Louis, Missouri and died October 11th, 2019 in Reynoldsburg, Ohio. The first of five children, Edward grew up in Saint Louis and earned a Bachelor's degree in History from Saint Louis University in 1960. Edward had a deep, lifelong involvement in issues related to history, linguistics and social justice. He was passionately loyal to friends and on occasions, too numerous to count, he helped a great number of people in times of challenge. Edward is survived by his wife, Sophie; two sons, Atif and Stefan; grandson, Grant; siblings, Valanne Glooschenko, Louis Lanwermeyer, Mary Jo Deck; numerous other dear relatives.
Edward will be dearly missed for his enduring friendships, his beautiful, wide mind, inspiration, courage, deep attentiveness and care to so many causes and people.
He will be dearly missed by those who knew and loved him.