Edward L. Barlean

  • "Carole and family we are sorry to hear of your loss and are..."
  • "Carole and Family, Sending all of you sympathy as you..."
  • "Really enjoyed all the times I spent with Ed. I appreciated..."
    - Fr. Al Sherbo
  • "Barlean Family, Praying for all of you during this..."
  • "Carol and family, May the Lord grant you consolation and..."
    - Father Martin Chevalier

Edward L. Barlean


Edward L Barlean, 77, passed away on Thursday, August 28, 2014, at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.

A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 am on Saturday, September 6, 2014, at St. John's Catholic Church in Adel. A Memorial Visitation will be Friday evening from 5-7 pm at the Church with a 7 pm Prayer service. Private burial will be at a later date in the Iowa Veterans Cemetery.

Edward was born on March 5, 1937, in Leon, to Floyd and Mary (Bright) Barlean, Ed served in the U.S Marines from 1957-1960. He married Carole Hodson on February 10, 1962 in Waukee. Ed was employed with the US Army Corps of Engineers retiring in 1992. He was a member of St. John's Catholic Church in Adel, and the American Legion Post 403 in Van Meter.

He is survived by his Wife, Carole, two Sons, Brian (Kathy) Barlean, Shawn (Shelly) Barlean; two Daughters, Holly Nizzi, Aileen (Bret) Bensley; 9 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren,and several step grand and great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his Parents, and one brother Michael.

In lieu of flowers Memorial contributions may be made to St. John's Catholic Church in Adel or the Van Meter American Legion.


Funeral Home
Iles Funeral Homes - Brandt Dallas Center Chapel
1301 Ash Street Dallas Center, IA 50063
(515) 992-3701
Funeral Home Details
Published in Des Moines Register on Sept. 3, 2014
bullet Army
Powered By Legacy.com