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Ed Carl


Ed Carl, 57, of Greenfield died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, near Greenfield.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at the United Methodist Church in Greenfield. A luncheon will be held at the church immediately following the services. The Rev. Eric Schubert will officiate the service. Visitation will be from 1 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, at Steen Funeral Home, 101 SE Fourth St., in Greenfield with family present from 4 to 7 p.m. Memorials can be made to the Ed Carl memorial account set up by the family at First National Bank. Online condolences may be left at

Edward “Ed” Charles Carl, son of Bruce Edward and Kathryn Cleone (Strong) Carl, was born March 20, 1960, at Adair County Memorial Hospital in Greenfield. Ed grew up in Casey and went to school at Adair-Casey. He joined the United States Army in 1977 and was honorably discharged due to injury in 1978. After serving in the military, he worked in bridge and building construction for many years and lived in Adair and Guthrie County for the majority of his life.

Ed is survived by his partner of 26 years, Mindee Held; daughter Rachel (Jacob) Stender; granddaughter Alexis Rae Stender; parents, Bruce and Kathryn Carl; siblings, Ronda (Pat) Benge, Sandy Lundberg, Linda (Eric) Stewart, Roy Carl, Ruth (Marlo) Eilts, Di (Bruce) Mensing and Roger (Janet) Carl; as well as many nieces, nephews, other family and countless friends.

Ed was preceded in death by his first wife Roxanne (Miller) Carl, married in 1981; grandparents, Walter and Ocia Carland Floyd and Bessie Strong; brothers-in-law, Doug Campbell, Kenneth Gebbie and Mark Lundberg and nephew Tim Wilson.

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