Ed Dent, 73, passed away Friday, October 21, in Abilene. He was born June 25, 1943 in Harper, Kansas, the son of George and Esmund (Burns) Dent. Growing up in Harper, Ed attended local schools, graduated from Harper High School and graduated from Kansas State University. He had been employed by the Reflector-Chronicle and Great Plains Manufacturing in Abilene. On June 21, 1976 he married Darlene Doss. All of their married life was spent in Abilene. She preceded him in death February 7, 1980. Ed was also preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by: a daughter, Jennie Dent of Fenton, Missouri; a sister, Pam Cooney of Oregon; three brothers, Larry Dent of Maize, Kansas, Mike Dent of Anthony, Kansas and Jim Dent of Oregon.
The family has chosen cremation. No services are planned. Danner Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.