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    Elaine M. Edwards
    September 15, 1937 - April 27, 2017

    Elaine M. Edwards

    Elaine M. Edwards
    Sep 15, 1937 - Apr 27, 2017

    Elaine M. Edwards
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    Elaine Mae Edwards, 79, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Thursday morning, April 27, 2017, at the Crestridge Nursing Home in Maquoketa, Iowa.

    A celebration of Elaine's life will be held at 11 A.M., Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at the Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa, Iowa. Visitation will be held on Monday, May 1, 2017 from 3 to 7 P.M. at the Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa. Burial will be at the Streets Cemetery, rural Maquoketa, Iowa.

    Elaine Mae Fuller was born on September 15, 1937 in Maquoketa, Iowa, to Ernest and Zana (Brady) Fuller. She was a graduate of Maquoketa High School. She married Dale Robert Edwards on March 16, 1957 in Minnesota.

    Elaine farmed with her husband, and was active in the area farmer's markets for 27 years. She was a member of the Friends of Emeline and enjoyed craft shows, quilting, sewing, and had helped her daughter at her bridal shop for 13 years. She also loved to socialize at McDonald's with her friends.

    Those left to honor Elaine's memory include her daughter, Janice (Ed) Dunne of Baldwin, IA; 8 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Dale, and a grandson Marshall.

    In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, an Elaine M. Edwards memorial fund has been established.

    Online condolences may be left at www.CarsonAndSon.com.


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    Karen Gombert on May 4, 2017

    Janice-So sorry to hear about your mom. I know what you're going through. Keep the memories close to your heart. We know our moms are in a better place. Thoughts and prayers be with you and your family.

    Shelly Hines on May 3, 2017

    CandleJanice and Family, I am so sorry to hear about your Mom. I remember, as a kid, thinking that there wasn't anything she couldn't do. All the crafts and baking. She was always very nice to me. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

    on May 2, 2017

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    Carole (Alden) Whisman on May 1, 2017

    Dear Janice and Family, I am sad to learn of your loss, and sorry not to have been able to visit Elaine more. May God give you comfort and strength during this time. I have sweet memories of your mother's baking talent. - Carole (Alden) Whisman

    Roxcyanna Ringen on May 1, 2017

    Sorry for yiur lose

    Marji Franzen on May 1, 2017

    CandleJanice-We are so sorry for your loss. You have our deepest sympathy and are in our thoughts and prayers. Marji and Neal Franzen

    Owen and Jean Hayes on May 1, 2017

    Janice- so very sorry for your loss. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family.

    laurie steines on May 1, 2017

    So sorry to hear about your Mom Janice. What a wonderful lady & baker she was. Enjoyed visiting with your Mom & Grandma for many years @ the Farmer's Market! Heaven gained another Angel.

    Neil caven on May 1, 2017

    Janice . sorry for your loss. .you have my sympathy. Neil Caven

    anna clark adam on May 1, 2017

    Candlejanice,ed and family. what a wonderful woman was chosen as a beautiful flower for the masters bouqet! your mom and I were friends,high school friends and neighbors since 1955. we had alot of good times and memories together.She was a great addition to our dancing group :"MA Clark and her Emeline Gang". Our deepest condolences she is home with her mom and dad and Most of all with Dale. May God Bless and keep yous in His loving arms to give you strength.moral support and guidance. Your mom will never be forgotten and gone as we will kkeep her memory alive through our friendship of those that knew this lovely lady so well. Hugs to all the adam family ann, chris lynda ,rhonda and virgil

    Patsy Krantz on Apr 30, 2017

    My deepest sympathy to Janice and family. She will be missed by many who knew her. Enjoyed all the good times we had together. Cherish the Love Shared and the Memories made for these keep them alive in our hearts forever..

    Adrian & Bonnie Browne on Apr 30, 2017

    Janice and family, So sorry to hear of your mom's passing. She was a wonderful lady. Always loved talking to her about quilts, crochet, etc. She will be missed by a great many. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Brenda DeMoss Groves & DeMoss Families on Apr 30, 2017

    CandleJanice I am so very sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Al an Nancy Muhlhausen and Family on Apr 30, 2017

    Janice, ED and family. We are so very sorry for your loss! Please take comfort knowing she is no longer suffering and is in the comfort of God's arms.

    Jody Clasen on Apr 29, 2017

    Sorry for your loss.

    Steve & Cindy Daniels on Apr 29, 2017

    Janice & Family,
    So sorry to hear of your mom's passing. Such a fine lady, baker and all.She will be greatly missed. You are in our thoughts and prayers

    Wayne and Linda (Pence) Current on Apr 29, 2017

    Janice, We are so sorry for the loss of your mother. She was my cousin. Her mother and my mother were first cousins. Wayne went to school at Emeline with her. We live in Indiana but come back to Iowa quite often and always enjoyed talking to her in McDonalds. You have our deepest sympathy. Wayne and Linda Current

    Paula Breitbach Otten on Apr 29, 2017

    CandleJanice, I am so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. She was such an awesome lady! God bless you and your family.

    Wendy Scott on Apr 28, 2017

    God had been blessed with another angel. Elaine was such a warm wonderful woman with so much talent in many venues. She will be missed.

    CHERYL HARTWIG on Apr 27, 2017

    Janice I'm so very sorry for your loss

    Connie Bonney on Apr 27, 2017

    CandleI am sure going to miss that lady.. Between the two of us, we could give each other a hard time.. She was the best damn cocunut pie maker around..Every time i seen her i would give her a hard time about me and love of her pies..Elaine was one hard working woman, and nothing would slow her down if she was on a mission.. God is getting a great person now, and i am sure going to miss her!


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    Carson Celebration of Life Center
    318 West Pleasant Street
    Maquoketa, Iowa 52060
    3:00 PM - 7:00 PM


    Carson Celebration of Life Center
    318 West Pleasant Street
    Maquoketa, Iowa 52060
    11:00 AM

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