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Edward Charles Eland

October 29, 1939 ~ October 27, 2018 (age 78)

Edward C. Eland , 78, of Burlington, died Saturday, October 27, 2018, at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington; one year to the date of his wife's passing. 

Born October 29, 1939, in Monmouth, IL, he was the son of Hope Leander and Gayle Lonia Carter Eland. On March 8, 1969, he married Betty Rosaline Vass in Las Vegas, NV. She passed on October 27, 2017.

Ed enjoyed fishing and trains. He had a curiosity for how things worked and could fix anything that moved. He liked traveling, especially with his wife; his favorite trips being to Turkey and Italy. 

Survivors include his two daughters, Dawn Fedor of Missouri and Laurie (Steve) Rathbun of Wever; step-son, Frank (Michele) Kiener of Norwalk, IA; step-daughter, Lana (Richard) Butler of Norfolk, VA; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Elizabeth G. Wasson and Caryl A.  Kerr both of Mt. Pleasant.

Ed's family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Following the service, cremation will be entrusted to the care of Prugh~Thielen Crematory. 

The funeral service for Ed will be 2:00 PM Friday, November 2, 2018, at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home with Pastor Dean Graber officiating. Burial will be in Moss Ridge Cemetery with his wife, Betty, at a later date.

A memorial has been established in his name.

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