US Air Force

Edward Nalepka

September 2, 1930 ~ June 3, 2020 (age 89)


Edward Nalepka, 89, passed away Wednesday, June 3, 2020, in San Angelo.

Public viewing will be from 1:00 PM until 8:00 PM Sunday, June 7, 2020. Graveside Service will be 10:00 AM Monday, June 8, 2020, at Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens with Rev. , officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Robert Massie Funeral Home.

Mr. Nalepka was born September 2, 1930, in Clifton, New Jersey to Ralph and Louise Nalepka. Ed was a veteran of the US Air Force serving during the Korean Conflict and Vietnam War serving as a linguist being affluent in 7 languages, retiring in 1971. Ed received the Joint Services Accommodation Medal. He then worked for the US Postal Service for 25 years and retired in 1998. Ed married Josephine Aiello on September 16, 1951, in Monterey, California. She preceded him in death on December 17, 1995. Edward has been a resident of San Angelo since 1965. He was a chairman of the board at Concho Valley Credit Union. Ed was very active in youth bowling organizations. Member of the American Legion.

Survivors include three sons, Ed Nalepka and wife Erika of Midlothian, Jack Nalepka of San Angelo, and Robert Nalepka of Hurst; a daughter, Mary Smith and husband Alan of Colorado City; 11 grandchildren; five great grandchildren; a brother Henry Nalepka of Fullerton, California; special friend, Jo Herring of San Angelo; and her two daughters, Becky Herring, and Vicky Gray both of San Angelo. Ed was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Stanley Nalepka.

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June 7, 2020

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Robert Massie Riverside Chapel
402 Rio Concho Dr.
San Angelo, TX 76903

Graveside Service
June 8, 2020

10:00 AM
Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens.
4989 FM Highway 1223
San Angelo, TX 76905

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