Edward "Ed" Pajer of Kansas City, Kansas was born May 24, 1936 in Kansas City, Kansas the son of Joseph J. and Edna (Fisher) Pajer. He departed this life on Friday, July 26, 2019 at his home surrounded by love and family at the age of 83 years, 2 months and 2 days.
On December 24, 1988 Ed was united in marriage to Judy A. (Woolery) Fairbanks in Harrisonville, Missouri.
Ed was employed 38 years as a receiving manager for the Sears Metcalf Store, Overland Park, Kansas until his retirement in 1996. Later, he was employed for 15 years at O'Reilly Auto Parts to keep himself busy until his full retirement in 2016. He was an Army veteran serving as a M.P. After retirement, he became known as 10 cent Eddie at the local casino's where he played the slot machines. Ed always had a special place in his heart for his 4 legged companions and was a lifelong resident of Kansas City, Kansas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Mark Pajer on December 21, 2014; a grandson, Tristin Fairbanks.
Ed is survived by his wife, Judy Pajer of the home; a daughter, Sheryl Keller (Bill), Stilwell, Kansas; a step-son, C.J. Fairbanks (Mandy), Peculiar, Missouri; 2 step-daughters, Stephanie McGirl (Gene), Warrensburg, Missouri, Pamela Ferguson (Cory), Harrisonville, Missouri; 7 grandchildren, Tyler, Max, Ashley Ariel, Griffin, Lorelei and Daniel; 6 great-grandchildren; Emery, Emmett, Jasper, Mia Savannah and Will; a brother, Joseph Pajer, Gladstone, Missouri; a sister, Nancy Holtzman, Santa Fe, New Mexico; other relatives and a host of friends.
Funeral services were held Monday, July 29, 2019 at the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri with cremation to follow. Inurnment is in the Orient Cemetery, Harrisonville, Missouri and will be held at a later date.
The family received friends Monday, July 29, 2019 at the funeral home.
The family suggest that memorial contributions may be made to ASANA Hospice.