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“Sorry to hear of Ed's passing, we were neighbors kitty corner across the field south of Ogden. I remember Ed and Ilene they would feed our dog and...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Kari (Kirkegaard) Necker - Lamont, IA

“We were neighbors to Ed and Elene for a number of years. We lived on an acreage with land farmed by Ed. Our son, Daniel, grew up following Ed around....Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Andi O'Lena Blume - IA

“Our sincerest sympathy to you all. We did not know of Ed's passing. So sorry to see this. Will always remember his friendliness and so enjoyed...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Virgil and Martha Hilsabeck - IA

“I will always remember his wonderful smile and his kindness. You are all in our hearts God bless ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Deanna (Schmidt) Nicklos - IA

Thomas E. "Ed" McCoy, 91, of Boxholm, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, December 19, 2015, at his home.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, December 22, 2015, at St. John's Catholic Church in Ogden. Father James Bruch will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Boone with Military Graveside Rites conducted by the Boone Veterans Council. Visitation will be Tuesday, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at the church. For online obituaries and condolences please visit:

Thomas Edward McCoy was born on March 7, 1924, in Story City, IA, the son of Paul (Pansy) McCoy. He graduated from Luther High School class of 1943. After graduation, he served in the US Army during WW II.

On March 4, 1948 Thomas was united in marriage to Ilene Cromwell at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Boone, IA. The couple lived and farmed near Luther then south of Ogden for many years until retiring in 1985. They lived in Boxholm for the past several years.

Thomas was a member of St. John's Catholic Church in Ogden & Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Boone, Ed enjoyed gardening & spending time with his family. He was always willing to help anyone who needed help.

Survivors include his wife of 65, Ilene McCoy of Boxholm; three children, LeeAnn McCoy of North English, Iowa, Kevin (Pam) McCoy of Ogden, Iowa, and Loraine Clark of Beaver, Iowa; eight grandchildren; many great grandchildren; two brothers Paul (Rita) McCoy of CA and Lawrence (Nadine) McCoy of MO.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 13 siblings.

Memorials may be left to St. John's Catholic Church.