|Birth: ||May 26, 1888|
|Death: ||Apr. 19, 1960|
George A. Doel, 71 retired railway switch towerman, died Tuesday at his home, 3817 Eddy St. He had been in poor health several months.
Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock tomorrow in the Booth-Ashmore chapel. Burial will be in Portland, Ore.
Mr. Doel had been in railroading 52 years nearly 30 of those with the Union Pacific Railroad. He retired from duty at the Argo Tower here in 1956. He worked for the railway in Portland and other parts of Oregon before coming here in 1935. He was a telegrapher many years.
Mr. Doel was born in Carbondale, Kas. He began his career with the Santa Fe Railway in De Soto, Kas. He also worked for the Chicago & Northwestern Railway and the Burlington Lines, some of the time in Nebraska and Rapid City, S.D.
Mr. Doel was a member of the Order of Railroad Telegraphers and the Union Pacific Old Timers' Club. His wife, Nina, died in 1949.
Survivors are four daughters, Mrs. George S. Everett, Renton; Mrs. Lloyd Allen, Omaha, Neb.; Mrs. David L. McNarney, Long Island, N.Y. and Mrs. Ralph R. Ruggles, Littlestown, Pa.; a son, George E. Doel, Portland; a sister, Mrs. Cecile Tresner, Wichita, Kas.; six grandchildren, and a great-grandson.
—Seattle Times (Seattle, WA), April 21, 1960, p 52.
Note: Mr. Doel was named after his grandfather, George Anthony Doel (1815 - 1873).
Demmon Stone Doel (1858 - 1923)
Mary Susan Gallagher Doel (1861 - 1940)
Nina Fern Gilmore Doel (1894 - 1949)
Arizona Viola Heckert Borcherding (1883 - 1961)
Mary A. Doel Allen (1907 - 2001)*
Lester G Doel (1909 - 1935)*
Evalyn Doel Everett (1917 - 1979)*
Dorothy I. Doel Ruggles (1919 - 2007)*
Marjorie M Doel McNarney (1922 - 1998)*
George Eugene Doel (1930 - 2005)*
Cecile Ann Doel Tresner (1882 - 1969)*
Clyde Gallagher Doel (1886 - 1953)*
George Anthony Doel (1888 - 1960)
Mary R. Doel (1899 - 1905)*
Lincoln Memorial Park
Plot: Pinehill Section, Lot 139
Created by: Cliff Doel
Record added: Dec 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82559059
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