Visitation will take place prior to the funeral Mass at 9 a.m. Saturday at Saint John Vianney.
A brunch will take place at Saint John Vianney following the Mass. Keeping with Ed’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded.
Recommended memorials can be made to Saint Ambrose University, Genesis Hospice, the University of Iowa Carver Family Center for Macular Degeneration or the University of Iowa Oncology Department.
The family wants to thank Dr. Michael Gimbel and the Genesis Hospice staff for their care of Edward’s physical needs. The family also wants to thank Revs. McAleer, Hynes and Stratman, as well as the prayer community of Saint John Vianney, for their care of Ed’s spiritual needs.
Halligan-McCabe-DeVries funeral home is in charge of arrangements. Online remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting Ed’s obituary at www.hmdfuneralhome.com.