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Shawn L. Edman

July 26, 1974 ~ July 20, 2021 (age 46)


Shawn L. Edman, 46 of rural Pennock, died unexpectedly of natural causes, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at his home.  Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 24, 2021 at East Norway Lake Lutheran Church near New London.  Visitation will be from 5-8 Friday at the Johnson Funeral Home in New London and for one hour prior to the service at church.   Burial will be in Lundby Cemetery near Pennock.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.                                                              

Shawn Lance Edman was born on July 26, 1974 in Willmar, the son of Lance and Marilyn (Walz) Edman.  He grew up on the family farm near Pennock and attended New London-Spicer High School, graduating in 1992.  He continued his education at Waldorf College for a short time before returning to the area.  He worked for Jennie-O, Pepsi, Arnold’s Implement and Coke before finding his dream job at Magnum Trucking.  In August of 1997, he had his first daughter, Kelsey with Rachael Lloyd. In May of 1998, he had his second daughter, Madison Lalim with Kelli Lalim. In 2007, he was united in marriage to Jennifer Kester and her children, Nick and Katlyn. They later divorced.  On April 9, 2018, Shawn was united in marriage to Rachael Lloyd.  They made their home on the Edman family farm.

Shawn was a member of the Willmar Eagles and VFW.  He loved sports and played football, baseball and basketball in his youth.  As an adult he played softball and bowled.  He enjoyed watching sports, talking with his brothers, playing cards, playing with his niece, nephews and his grandson.  

Shawn is survived by his wife, Rachael; their daughter, Kelsey and their grandson, Keegan Schemmel; his daughter, Madison Lalim; step-children, Michael (Laura) Lloyd, Aaron (Tosha) Privette and Kayla Fox(fiancé, Kelsey); mother, Marilyn Edman; brothers, Shane (Amy) Edman and Shale (fiancé, Megan) Edman; and nieces, Carissa and Sophia and nephew, Cody. He was preceded in death by his father, Lance.

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July 23, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Johnson Funeral Home
19 Central Ave
New London, MN 56273

Funeral Service
July 24, 2021

2:00 PM
East Norway Lake Lutheran Cemetery, New London

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