EDWARD KULAS JR. Edward F. Kulas Jr., 82 of Las Vegas, passed away Feb. 14, 2013. He was born July 28, 1930, in Hartford, Conn., and was a 46-year resident of Nevada. Ed served in the U.S. Air Force and was the vice president of marketing for Southwest Gas Company, retiring after 34 years of service. Ed was an avid sportsman enjoying fishing, hunting and the great outdoors. Ed was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Kulas. Ed is survived by his brother, Robert Kulas of Glastonbury, Conn.; daughter, Kathy Kulas of Las Vegas; son, Ken Kulas of Las Vegas; grandson, Taylor Reardon; daughter, Linda Parker of Bend, Ore.; son, Jeff Parker of Portland, Ore.; along with grandchildren, Kris, Kyle, Mckenna, Nicholas and Jackson. He will be missed by many friends and colleagues. Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at Palm Mortuary, 7400 W. Cheyenne Ave. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Anthony of Padua Building Fund, 4275 N. Rancho Drive, Suite 120, Las Vegas, NV 89130.