Someone You Should Know: Entertaining nursing home residents for decades

CANTON, S.D. - For about 35 years, Ed Westburg has played free shows at area nursing homes. For the past 25 years, the retired mail carrier has been playing at the Good Samaritan in Canton.

“I enjoy it as much as they do, even on days I don’t feel like doing it. Once I’ve done it, I feel good about it. Of course, I grew up in the ‘50s, so I like a lot of that. I probably lean more towards country music and stuff like that,” said Ed.

“The second Friday of every month, Ed came. And you look forward to good programs like that,” said resident Margaret Baldwin.

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