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Eardley "E" Loring Ham

Eardley Loring Ham, 85, of Lake Elmo, MN passed away October 4, 2023.

"E" Ham, son of Charles and Lois Ham died October 4 at home in Lake Elmo. He was preceded in death by wife Beverly and brother Steve. He is survived by brother Phil (Lynda), son Charles (Lorrie), and daughters Jennifer (Doug) and Elizabeth (Chris), six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

Ham was a 1956 graduate of Sidney High School. He went on to a varied career, from auto mechanic to software engineer, filled with many twists and turns. He was a lifelong learner, inventor, and maker of things, never without a special project to complete. Eardley was a race car driver and an artist, a voracious reader, and a man who always had an opinion. He will be missed by his family.

No services are planned. Donations can be made to Canine Inspired Change, Attn: For Avalon School Program, 2300 Myrtle Ave Suite 230, St Paul, MN, 55114 (


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