Edwin (Eddie) Birkenfeld passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020 at his residence in Rhineland. Eddie was born to Luke and Maurine Birkenfeld on October 2, 1945 in Knox City.
Eddie grew up in Rhineland and attended St. Joseph Parochial School in Rhineland. He lived with his parents and helped with the farming. He also was employed for more than 20 years by the Rhineland Coop Gin during the cotton harvest season. In later years, he became an avid gardener and loved to share his harvest with his friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings Mikey and Sharon and is survived by a brother Lyndon and sister Patricia plus several nieces and nephews.
Eddie always enjoyed and appreciated visits with his friends.
Funeral Mass was held Saturday, June 6, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Interment followed in St. Joseph’s Cemetery under the direction of McCauley-Smith Funeral Home