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Myrtle Esther Adler Carlson
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Birth: Oct. 8, 1921
Fairfield
Jefferson County
Iowa, USA
Death: Nov. 21, 2013
Ottumwa
Wapello County
Iowa, USA

Ottumwa Courier
November 21, 2013

OTTUMWA Myrtle E. Jordan Carlson, 92, of 1050 W. Third St., died at 3:10 p.m. November 21, 2013 at home.

She was born October 8, 1921 in Fairfield to Ralph and Vergie Sinclare Adler.She married Clarence E.Jordan on November 18, 1937. He preceded her in death on August 19, 1978. She then married Junior Carlson in 1987.He preceded her in death July of 1993.

Myrtle worked for many years at Jefferson Square Manor until it closed. She then worked for Ottumwa Manor until she retired in 1991 at the age of 70.

Myrtle loved to listen to country music and in her day, going to the dances. She enjoyed playing cards, Bingo and spending time with her family.

Surviving are three daughters, Marie Smith, Shirley Denham and Sondra Breuklander all of Ottumwa; two sons, Butch (Kathy) Jordan, Bob (Deb) Jordan both of Ottumwa; 18 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Allen Ware of Ottumwa.

She was preceded in death by a son and daughter-in-law, Otis and Dorothy Jordan; a daughter, Louise Schmelzenbach; son-in-law, Gary Smith; four grandchildren, DeWayne Jacobs, Gidget Jordan, Connie Jo Smith and Gary Smith Jr.; two sisters, Caroline Robertson, Mildred Jackson and a brother, Gerald Adler.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Reece Funeral Home with Danny Leonard officiating. Burial will be in Shaul Cemetery.

Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Friday with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Serving Wapello and Davis Counties, 927 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Ottumwa, IA 52501 
 
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 Parents:
  Ralph Alvin Adler (1896 - 1943)
  Virgie Stella St. Clair Ware (1901 - 1972)
 
 Spouse:
  Clarence Everett Jordan (1910 - 1978)
 
 Children:
  Lester Otis Jordan (1941 - 2003)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mildred Florence Adler Jackson (1917 - 1999)**
  Myrtle Esther Adler Carlson (1921 - 2013)
  Gerald Guy Adler (1924 - 1986)*
  Gladys Caroline Adler Roberts (1926 - 1959)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Shaul Cemetery
Ottumwa
Wapello County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Ryan Gibson
Record added: Mar 19, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 126587354
Myrtle Esther <i>Adler</i> Carlson
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