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Edmund Heislen, Jr

March 21, 1935 — January 22, 2011

Edmund Heislen, Jr

Edmond J. "Eddie Joe" Heislen, Jr., age 75 of Linn, passed away Saturday January 22, 2011, at his residence.

Eddie was born on March 21, 1935, in Taos, a son to the late Edmond J. and Henrietta (Dirckx) Heislen, Sr.

He was a graduate of Fatima High School. Eddie was a Marine Veteran of the Korean War.

On June 21, 1973, he was united in marriage to Joan C. Stegeman in Linn. She survives of the home.

Eddie was employed as a deputy by the Osage County Sheriff's Department for over 25 years.

Eddie was a lifelong area resident. He enjoyed guns, hunting, classic country music and spending time with his grandchildren. He also was a volunteer for the Relay for Life thru the Osage County Sheriff's Department. Eddie was a life member of the Marine Corp League in Jefferson City.

In addition to his wife Joanie, he is survived by: four sons, Terry Heislen of the State of Texas, Rod Heislen of Jefferson City, Dale and his wife Karen Heislen of Westphalia, and Kyle and his wife Kimberly Heislen of Jefferson City; one daughter, Lynette and her husband 2LT Darrell Kliethermes of Linn presently stationed at Fort Lee, VA; one brother, Phil and his wife Karen Heislen of Taos; one sister, Betty and her husband Wayne Chesnut of Taos; 9 grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, co-workers and friends.

In addition to his parents, Eddie was preceded in death by: one infant son, Jimmie Heislen; one infant child; two brothers, Francis J. Heislen and Kenney Heislen; and one sister, Mary Clare Kampeter.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, January 24, 2011, at Morton Chapel in Linn.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 25, 2011, at St. George Catholic Church in Linn with Fr. Don Antweiler as the Celebrant. Interment will follow at St. George Church Cemetery will full military honors.

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