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Edward Karr - 87

9/23/1927 - 4/30/2015

Clinton, IA

Edward Karr age 87 of Clinton, passed away on Thursday April 30th, 2015 at Mercy Medical Center North in Clinton. A gathering of family and friends will be held on Tuesday May 5, 2015 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Pape Funeral Home. According to his wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. 

Edward Eliga Karr was born September 24, 1927 in Crookston, MN, the son of E.E. and Helen (Bland) Karr. Edward married Linda Becker on June 14, 1990 in Clinton. In his younger years, Edward was a Merchant Marine. He worked as a troubleshooter on Texaco oil rigs and later became a journeyman electrician with IBEW #145. Edward did volunteer electrical work at the Clinton Discovery Center and the Symphony of Lights. He was a member of the Eagles Club, CERT and Alumni of the Citizens Police Academy. Edward enjoyed cooking for local fireman and taking care of his three Yorkies.

Edward is survived by his wife Linda, three children; Jodi (Ken) Housenga of Fulton, IL, Vicki (John) Gruhn of Sabula, IA and Richard (Ann) Mojeiko of Clinton, 8 grandchildren and a brother William Karr of Clarksville, TN. He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and one brother.

Gathering of Friends

A gathering of family and friends will be held on Tuesday May 5, 2015 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Pape Funeral Home.

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