Edward Cowell, 68, of Perry passed away Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, at his home in rural Perry.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Sept. 7 at 12:30 p.m. at the Carris Family Funeral Home in Perry. Burial will be at the Iowa Veteran Cemetery in Adel.
Memorials will be given to the family and may be left at the Carris Family Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent at www.carrisfuneralhome.com.
Edward Arthur Cowell was born June 17, 1949, at St. Ignace, Mich., to Albert and Helen (Ball) Cowell.
He served his country in the U.S. Army for 14 years.
He worked for the city of Perry for many years.
He enjoyed fishing and hunting.
In death he rejoins his parents, Albert and Helen Cowell.
Left to cherish Edward’s memory are his wife, Margie Pepperney; son, Richard (Rhonda) Fletcher of Dallas Center; grandchildren, Kayla, Tyler, Cassidy and Aaron; siblings, Valerie Claud of Flat Rock, Mich., Cheryl (Randy) McCloud of St. Ignace, Mich., Julie (Michael Odem of Butler, Ind., and Larry Cowell of North Carolina; and numerous nieces and nephews.