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DEC. 19, 1932 - NOV. 4, 2005
    Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 7, 2005 at First Presbyterian Church, St. Cloud for Edgar A. Bavery, age 72, of St. Cloud, who died Friday at the St. Cloud Hospital. Rev. Paul Soderquist will officiate and burial will be at North Star Cemetery in St. Cloud.
    Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Sunday (TODAY) at Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids and one hour prior to the services Monday at the church.
    Edgar was born Dec. 19, 1932 in Basco, IL to Floyd & Charlotte (Bolton) Bavery. He married Donna Jean Etter on June 13, 1953 in Ipava, IL. Edgar served his country in the U.S. Army as a medic at Sandia Base in Albuquerque, NM. He was an elementary teacher for 18 years at Burlington, IL, Lewistown, IL, Dekalb, IL, and Albuquerque, NM. Edgar then was a professor at SCSU for 25 years, where he taught teacher develop-ment. He was a member of First Presby-terian Church, where he was a former elder. He was also a member of Sunrise Kiwanis of St. Cloud and a member of the Primetimers. Edgar enjoyed children.
    Survivors include his wife, Donna of St. Cloud; daughter, Alisa (Thomas) Skinner of New Lenox, IL; son, Edward Bavery of St. Cloud; sisters and brother, Ruby Bavery and Mildred Bavery of LaHarpe, IL, and William (Kathryn) Bavery of Stronghust, IL; seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
    Edgar was preceded in death by his parents; and twin brother, Edward Bavery.