The Hon. Edward Avadenka, of West Bloomfield, died August 5 at the age of 81. He was a graduate of the Detroit College of Law and served as a judge of the 48th district court until his retirement in 2004. He is survived by his wife Beverly, daughters Lynne, Beth, Eve and Liping, and grandchildren Max, Eli, Drew, Mitchell, Nathan, Roxanne, and Edward. The funeral will be held Wednesday, Aug. 7, at 11:00 a.m. at the Ira Kaufman Chapel, 18325 W. Nine Mile Road, Southfield.