Edward Flanigan

On Tuesday, May 17, 2022, Edward Patrick Flanigan passed away in Vermillion, SD. He was born to Edward and Mildred Flanigan on October 20, 1945, in Aurora, IL. As a child, his family moved to South Bend, IN. After high school, Ed enlisted in the Air Force and was stationed at Whiteman Air Force base in Missouri. Ed attended college at his beloved Indiana University upon leaving the Air Force. He received a Bachelor of Science in Education in Physics and later a degree in Computer Science. 

He married Patricia Flanigan (McGowan) and together they had two children. They built a loving home, surrounded by lots of laughter, constant construction and tinkering, and extended family. Family was so important to Ed. He loved his parents, siblings, and extended family and would spend time with them whenever the opportunity presented itself.