Edward W. Locker, 69, of Grinnell, died on Wednesday, January 30, 2013, at the Grinnell Regional Medical Center.
A celebration of his life will be held 11 a.m., Tuesday, February 5, 2013, at the Smith Funeral Home in Grinnell. Interment will follow in Westfield Cemetery, south of Grinnell.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 8 p.m., Monday, February 4, at the Smith Funeral Home. The family will be present from 5 to 8 p.m., Monday evening.
Memorials may be directed to the Elks BPOE #1266. Memories and condolences may be shared with his family at www.smithfh.com.
Ed is survived by his wife of 40 years, Connie Locker of Grinnell; his daughter, Kimberly Locker of Denver, Colorado.
Also left to cherish his memory are his siblings, Joan Jones of Newton, Lois Innis of Grinnell, Phylis Dean of Grinnell, Bob (Sandy) Locker of Fridley, Minnesota, Ray (Karen) Vaughn of Brandon, Florida and Jackie (Phil) Butcher of Fuguay-Varina, North Carolina and Linda (Chuck) Templeton of Newton; brother-in-law, Harlan (Katie) Rouse of Hospers, Iowa and sister-in-law, Kathy (Bernie) Olberding of Dunnell, Minnesota; many nieces, nephews and dear friends.
Published in Des Moines Register on Feb. 3, 2013