Edward C. Hannaman, age 76, of rural Blue Earth, died Tuesday, February 17, 2015, at his Home. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 21, 2015, at 11:00 AM, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Blue Earth, with Rev. Wesley Hafner officiating. Burial will be in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Emerald Township, Minnesota. Visitation time will be from 5:00 7:00 PM Friday, February 20, 2015 at Patton Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 400 E. 14th Street in Blue Earth and one hour prior to services at the church. Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com Expressions of sympathy are preferred in the form of donations to United Home Health & Hospice of Blue Earth, P.O. Box 160, Blue Earth, MN 56013.Edward was born October 7, 1938, in JoDavis Towhship, Faribault County, MN, the son of Edward W. and Florence (Mittelstadt) Hannaman. He was raised south of Guckeen and attended Huntley High School, graduating in 1956. He served in the U.S. Army in 1957 & 1958 before returning to his family farm. He was married to Sharon K. Martin on March 28, 1969 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Emerald Township. Ed was a bulldozer operator for many years as a member of the local 49er''s union and had begun farming in 1989 as well. He retired in 1996 and continued to farm to present. He was an avid hunter and fisherman who enjoyed his many trips to Lake of the Woods with his family. Edward C. Hannaman is survived by his wife, Sharon Hannaman of Blue Earth, his daughter, Kelli Hannaman of Maple Grove, his son, Chad Hannaman of Granada, his sister, Nancy (Lu) Otto of Hot Springs Village, AR., his brother, Rusty (Shirley) Hannaman of Blue Earth, his sisters in law: Bonnie Sargent of St. Paul, Gayle (David) Classon of Blue Earth, Jean (Arlen) Prescher of Albert Lea, his brother in law, Garry Martin of Blue Earth and many nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his parents, brother-Marc Hannaman, father & mother-in-law, Elmer and Eva Martin and his sister-in-law, Karen Martin.