Gov. Terry Branstad’s father, Edward Branstad, passes away at 89 Print
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Written by Tim Albrecht   
Friday, 26 July 2013 14:43

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry E. Branstad today released the visitation and funeral arrangements of his father, Edward Branstad, who passed away this morning in Mason City. He was 89 years old.

“My father taught me the value of hard work, and instilled in me the values that guide me each day,” said Gov. Branstad. “After a long, hard-fought battle with cancer, he is now at peace. I want to thank everyone for their prayers, well-wishes and offers of support as our whole family goes through this difficult time.”

Details on Edward Branstad’s visitation are as follows:

 

Sunday, July 28, 2013

4-7 p.m.

Waldorf College, Salveson Hall

106 S. 6th St.

Forest City, IA

 

Details on Edward Branstad’s funeral are as follows:

 

Monday, July 29, 2013

10:30 a.m.

Waldorf College, Waldorf Auditorium

106 S. 6th St.

Forest City, IA

 

Burial will immediately follow at Forest Home Cemetery in Leland.  Petersen Lund Funeral Home in Forest City is handling the arrangements.

The governor’s weekly Monday news conference next week is canceled.


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