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Edwin August Bandow
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Birth: Apr. 19, 1929
Death: Apr. 7, 2007

Bandow, Edwin August "Ed"
April 19, 1929 - April 7, 2007
Denison Bulletin/Review
posted with permission

Edwin August "Ed" son of Louis and Milda (Miller) Bandow, was born April 19, 1929 at Manilla, Iowa.
He grew up on a farm north of Manilla and attended country school near his home before attending high school in
Manilla. From 1946 to 1948, Ed served in the United States Navy as a flagman aboard a ship in the Pacific Ocean.
Upon receiving his honorable discharge, Ed returned to Manilla.

On August 16, 1951, Ed was united in marriage with Helen Boeck. Nine children were born into this union.
Ed and Helen made their home in Manilla. Ed worked as a heavy equipment operator for Crawford County and
then for Boeck Construction. Later, after working with Ray Boeck, he started his own business,
Ed Bandow Dozer Service, running it for several years before retiring in 2004. Most important to
Ed were his family, working in his yard, and Hawkeye football.

On April 7, 2007, Ed died at his home in Manilla, Iowa after a brief and unexpected illness,
at the age of 77 years, 11 months and 19 days.

Ed was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Mack Bandow.

He is survived by his wife Helen Bandow of Manilla; children: Deb and husband John Blom of Manilla;
Georgetta and husband Mike Barry of Manilla; Stan Bandow and wife Donna of Jonestown, Texas;
Scott Bandow and wife Lorie of Manilla; Wyatt Bandow and wife Sylvia of Manilla;
Dale Bandow and wife Jane of Manilla; Kelly Rutherford of Carroll; Kim and husband Greg Terlisner of Manilla;
and Rachel and husband Kevin Donahue of Jonestown, Texas; 28 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren; three sisters:
Berdine Petersen of Ida Grove, Virgine Ohl of Denison and Georgine Sievertsen of Omaha, Nebraska;
a brother Irv Bandow of Estherville; and many other relatives and friends.

Visitation was Monday, April 9, 2007 after 3:00 p.m. at the Ohde Funeral Home, Manilla, Ia. Funeral
services were held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 10, 2007 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Manilla, Iowa Reverend Paul Frank,
officiating. Serenah Frank, served as vocalist and Bonnie Lorenzen, organist for music
"How Great Thou Art", "Just As I Am", "Amazing Grace", Congregational hymns "I Was There To Hear Your Borning Cry",
Those serving as casketbearers were Shad Barry, Ethan Bandow, John Blom, Joe Bandow, Colby Bandow,
Randy Bandow, Kenny Steckelberg, and Jacob Donahue. Those serving as honorary casketbearers
were Nathan Barry, Tyler Barry, Kyle Bandow, Zachary Bandow, Robbie Bandow, Jeremy Bandow, Aaron Rutherford,
Brett Rutherford, Tim Bandow and Luke Donahue.Interment with military honors Nishnabotna cemetery, Manilla, Ia.,
American Legion Posts 132 & 22 Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3517.
Ohde Funeral Home in Manilla entrusted with arrangements.
Family links: 
  Helen Claire Boeck Bandow (1934 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
Nishnabotna Cemetery
Crawford County
Iowa, USA
Created by: ADD
Record added: Mar 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34558216
Edwin August Bandow
Added by: Gerhardt Leffler
Edwin August Bandow
Added by: Gerhardt Leffler
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May The Lord bless you and keep you. May The Lord shine His face upon you and be gracious unto you. May The Lord lift up His countenance upon you and give you peace. Amen!
- Gerhardt Leffler
 Added: Oct. 11, 2009

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