Edward Neil

Mt. Pleasant, IA

Edward 'Ed' C. Neil, aged 88, died Wednesday February 6, 2019 at Park Place Elder Living in Mt. Pleasant. The son of Chester and Beulah (Van Syoc) Neil, he was born August 28, 1930 in Mt. Pleasant. He married Dorothy Irene Canby on September 24, 1950 at her family home in Winfield. He graduated from Mt. Union High School and DHIC at Iowa State University.
Edward was the owner and operator of Neil's Service in Swedesburg for many years. He was a member of the Lions Club at Olds. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed being around people.
Edward is survived by his wife Dorothy of Swedesburg; four daughters, Deena (Kip) Foss of Solon, Edwina (Greg) Brenneman of Swisher, Joy (Loren) Hirschy of Dubuque, and Jennifer (Terry) McElhinney of Crawfordsville; two sons, Terry Neil of San Francisco, California and Tate (Brenda) Neil of Silverthorne, Colorado; 14 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; three brothers, John Neil of Mt. Pleasant, Wilbur Neil of Kentucky, and Kendall Neil of Washington, Iowa.
Edward was preceded in death by his parents; sister Viola Crawford; two brothers Robert and F. Dwayne Neil; and a son-in-law Reggie Neil.
The funeral service for Edward will be held on Monday February 11, 2019 at the Swedesburg Evangelical Lutheran Church at 11:00AM. The family will visit with friends prior to the service Monday from 9:30AM to 11:00AM. Friends and family are invited to a luncheon at the Parish Hall following internment. A memorial has been established.

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