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Kenneth L. Aulwes – Edgewood

Kenneth Lee Aulwes, 80, of Edgewood, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, October 29, 2020, at the Guttenberg Care Center in Guttenberg, Iowa.  He was born on February 16, 1940, in Guttenberg, the son of Irene (Schroeder) Aulwes. Kenny was raised and educated in the Elkport area.

On October 18, 1958, Kenny was united in marriage to Kay Hess. Nine children were born to this union.  The couple farmed together near Edgewood.  Kenny also drove a milk truck route and a gravel truck for Kuhlman Quarries.

Kenny enjoyed auto racing and mowing the lawn. He especially loved his family and spending time with them.

Survivors include his seven children, Tim Aulwes of Edgewood, Connie (Mike) Dugan of Garber, Cathy (Dennis) Dugan of Colesburg, Lonnie Aulwes of Strawberry Point, Becky (Bill) Dugan of Garber, Joni (Chad) Ernst of Garber, and Brad (Jess) Aulwes of Edgewood; 37 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; one brother, Harold (Gloria) Aulwes of Garber; and many nieces and nephews.

Kenny was preceded in death by his mother; his wife, Kay in 2014; two daughters, Darla Aulwes and Bobbi Jo Kluesner; a son-in-law, Christopher Kluesner; his great-granddaughter, Kenadi Seeley; one brother, Bob Aulwes; and a sister, Betty Phelan.

Because of COVID-19 concerns, masks are requested at the funeral home.

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Funeral Service:   11:00 a.m., on Monday, November 2, 2020, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Edgewood, with Linda Hauschild officiating.

Visitation:   3:00 to 6:00 p.m., on Sunday, November 1, 2020, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Edgewood.

Interment:  Mt. Harmony Cemetery – Garber, Iowa


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