Obituaries: Ed Shadduck

OTTUMWA-Edwin A. Shadduck, 87, of Ottumwa, died at 6:59 p.m. January 2, 2017 at Keokuk County Health Center in Sigourney.

He was born March 19, 1929 in Ottumwa to Elmer and Emma Russell Shadduck.  He married Elizabeth Surber and they later divorced.  He married Maurita Veatch on August 28, 1980 and she preceded him in death on July 8, 2007.

Ed served with the U.S. Army from 1950-52.  He had worked for John Morrell & Co. for 23 years and had been a member of Local #438 since 1950.

Surviving are his three daughters, Betty Parcel of Ottumwa, Vellynda (Jason) Bridges of Warrensburg, MO and Rose Mary (Robert) White of Oskaloosa; step-children, Debra (Ron) Carlson, Norman Brown, and David White.

His body has been cremated. Family services are planned for summer 2017.