Services were held for Edward J. Mead, 83, on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Marshalltown with Archbishop Jerome Hanus and Rev. Jim Miller officiating. Organist was Marilyn Stafford and vocals were by the St. Mary Choir. Pallbearers were Matthew Mead, Ryan Mead, Turner Mead, Cody Mead, Brad Pline, John Southard and Jeff Aldredge. Honorary bearers were Lee Brintnall, Grant Brintnall, George Hinshaw, Jim Mohamed, Jim Mead, Jack Harkness, Joe Tuttle, Jeff Duffy and Bob Duke. Final resting place was as Riverside Cemetery in Marshalltown. Groups in attendance were Independent Insurance, Marshalltown Community School Teachers, Marshalltown Realtors, Employees of Ed Mead Realty, Iowa River Hospice, Southridge Nursing and Rehabilitation, Farmers Savings Bank, Great Western Bank.