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Steven L. Edlen

August 5, 1953 April 26, 2019
Steven L. Edlen
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Obituary for Steven L. Edlen

Steven Edlen, 65, of Kahoka died Friday, April 26, 2019 at his home in Kahoka.

He was born August 5, 1953 the son of Lewis and Virginia Parrish Edlen. He was united in marriage to Margaret Soloman to this union Wayne and Jennifer were born. They later divorced.

He graduated from Revere High School with the Class of 1971.

Steve was a veteran of the United States Army and Navy and proudly served his country during the Vietnam War. Steve was employed with Keokuk Steel Casting and was also the former City of Kahoka Police Chief.

Steve was an avid Nascar fan. He loved the outdoors and spent as much time as he could riding motorcycles, fishing and morel mushroom hunting. He was a good cook and enjoyed sharing his creations with others. Most of all he loved spending time with his grandson, Ivan.

He is survived by his mother, Virginia Edlen, his son, Wayne Edlen, his daughter, Jennifer Gregory (Matt), his grandson, Ivan Gregory, all of Kahoka, two sisters, Carol McCarty (Steve) of Keystone Heights, FL and Sherry Harrison of Kahoka and his niece and nephews, Loren Harrison, Milton McCarty and Stephenie Anastassiadis along with great nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father Lewis Edlen.

A gathering of remembrance was held Tuesday, April 30, from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Vigen Memorial Home in Kahoka with the family meeting with friends at that time.

Memorials may be made to the family.

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