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I was at a loss when I heard Kevin had passed. Although its been many years it is clear that Kevin did make a difference in today's world and the future. My deepest sympathy to the family and may God Bless you in the days to come.


Posted by: Timothy Walden - Pierson, IA - Former Classmate Class of 1984   Sep 26, 2012

I am so sad to hear about Kevin. Praying for Peace for the Eblen family during this sad and difficult time. What an outstanding business man with a supportive family. Such a painful loss, I am so sorry.


Posted by: Diane Fastenow Palmer - Classmate of 84   Sep 26, 2012

It's been many years since we crossed paths, but I know Kevin was an outstanding leader, mentor, and friend to many... plus a great, great professional. We extend our thoughts and prayers to his family.


Posted by: Brad Moffitt - Radnor, OH - Professional   Sep 26, 2012

I was saddened to hear news of Kevin. My prayers and thoughts are with his family. I remember meeting Kevin when he was in Beijing as part of the Midwest China Hub Commission in 2010. I had other opportunities to cross paths with him in Beijing - and I'm so glad I did. As a fellow Midwesterner living in China, Kevin's good natured ways made my day. I was struck by not only his business acumen, but his heartfelt efforts

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Posted by: Mary Kertz - Washington, DC   Sep 26, 2012

My sympathies go out to the family of Kevin. Although it's been awhile since our class graduated in 1984, I can still remember riding the same "country kids" bus and all the activities in 4-H, etc... He sure went on to make a name for himself, and put Creston, IA on the map. Thoughts and prayers go out to Jackie and the kids, he obviously loved you all very much!!


Posted by: Lisa Becker - Liberty, MO - Classmate at CHS, Class of '84   Sep 25, 2012

My thoughts and prayers to the Eblen family. Kevin was oustanding person who will be greatly missed by many.


Posted by: Paul Stueckradt - Ankeny, IA - friend   Sep 25, 2012

My thoughts and prayers go out to Kevin's entire family. I feel fortunate that many years ago our paths crossed. We had so much fun together for a couple of summers camping at McKinley, truck & tractor pulls, county fairs and so on.


Posted by: Rex Haggerty - Corning, IA - friend   Sep 25, 2012

I'm so sorry to here about Kevin He was a great guy, I still remember him riding that honda three wheeler all over his parents farm. My condolences's to the Eblen family.


Posted by: Steve Weber    Sep 25, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time of sorrow. Celebrate the man Kevin was and the good-will he brought to all of those he met. I have had many former FFA students email me with..."I remember when you introduced me to Kevin...he made such an impact on me and in my life". He turned heads with his amazing ability to speak and think on his feet. He made people smile with his quick wit and sense

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Posted by: Barb Osborn - Ames, IA - FFA   Sep 25, 2012

I was so sorry to learn of Kevins' passing. My prayers are with his family. Knowing Kevin as I did I know his family will come through this. He was such a leader and giver, and remembered everone he met! We can be sorry that he is gone - but be blessed that he was here to touch so many people.


Posted by: gary bruns - IA - FFA   Sep 25, 2012