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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Kenneth Edwards, MHS 66, Coolidge Student, Rest in Peace

Obituary for Kenneth Edwards

Kenneth Edwards

Kenneth E. Edwards, 65, of Moline, IL, died Wednesday, December 11, 2013, at his home.

Funeral Services will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 14, 2013, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 4107 21st Avenue, Moline, IL. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, December 13, 2013, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., 6601 38th Avenue, Moline, IL. Burial will be at Moline Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, or to UnityPoint Hospice.

Kenneth was born on July 29, 1948, in Osceola, IA, the son of Earl C. and Beryl (Satern) Edwards. He was the owner and operator of KEN-ED Electric in Moline for 33 years. Prior to owning his own business, Ken worked for his father’s business, Edwards Electric.

Ken was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Moline and enjoyed antique cars. He was a huge sports fan and loved NASCAR, the Great Fighting Illini, the Bears, and the Cubs. Ken played on the Edwards Electric Men’s Slow Pitch Softball team. He was deeply devoted to his nieces and nephews.

Survivors include
Mother Beryl Edwards Moline, IL
Sisters Kris (Rich) Westmoreland Moline, IL
Susan (Don) Rimkus Moline, IL
Kathleen Whiting Moline, IL
Brother-in-law Matthew Puck Moline, IL
Nieces Stephane (Kurt) Vordermeier Steamboat Springs, CO
Megan (Bill Fiduccia) Whiting Rockford, IL
Sarah (Aaron) Greenwood Moline, IL
Emily (Brad Davis) Rimkus Chicago, IL
Nephews Joshua (Annaka) Whiting East Moline, IL
James (Jessica) Whiting Moline, IL
Nathan Rimkus Orlando, FL
Adored Great Nieces and Nephews
Blake E. Whiting
Blake W. Greenwood
Camryn M. and Kenzie R. Whiting

He was preceded in death by his father, Earl C. Edwards, and his sister, Linda Peterson Puck.

The business will remain operating under Ken’s nephew, Josh Whiting.

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