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Rolfe - Dennis D. Edwards, age 53, died on Monday, December 29, 2003, at the Rolfe Care Center in Rolfe, Iowa.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, December 31, 15 10:00 a.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Rolfe with Pastor Lilette Johnston officiating. Interment was at Clinton-Garfield Cemetery in Rolfe.

Survivors include his sons, Dillon James Edwards and Dalton Lloyd Edwards, both of Rolfe; brother Darwin (Sandra) Edwards of Fayetteville, Georgia; niece Melissa Edwards and nephew, Matt Edwards, both of Fayetteville, Georgia. Dennis was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Kathy Edwards.

Dennis Dale Edwards was born on July 15, 1950, at Spirit Lake. He was the son of Lloyd and Ethel (Meier) Edwards. Dennis was educated in Rolfe, graduating from Rolfe High School in 1969. He later attended the Iowa Police Academy. Dennis served on the Rolfe, Laurens, Pomeroy, and Corwith police departments. He also served with the Pocahontas County Sheriff's Department. Dennis was currently employed by the Bradgate Co-operative.

Dennis enjoyed cooking and was an avid sports fan.