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Robert W. Edelen

Robert W. Edelen Robert W. Edelen

Robert Wesley Edelen, 64, Georgetown, died Monday, Nov. 21, 2016.
Born Sept. 4, 1952, he was the son of the late George and Mary Thomas Edelen.
He was a lifetime woodcrafter, beginning his craft at age 16. He worked at New Albany Woodcrafters, and, in 1984, he took over ownership of the business.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Joseph, George and William Edelen.
Survivors include his wife of 36 years, the former Martha Haynes; four children, Dena McCoy (Alan), Christy Yost (Kevin), Elizabeth Baumgardner and James Ervin (Tonia); four siblings, Marcy Abell, Judy Andler, Carl Edelen (Donna) and Elizabeth Duncanson (James); two sisters-in-law, Dorothy and Virginia Edelen; two brothers-in-law, Toni Jackson (Allison) and Eugene Haynes (Dee); 18 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Cremation was chosen.
The family suggests memorial gifts to the Cancer Care Center of Indiana, 2210 Green Valley Road, New Albany, IN 47150.