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 Loyal Dale Coates

Loyal Dale Coates

Death 19 Oct 1975 (aged 84)
Burial Nashua, Chickasaw County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 100379372 · View Source
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Loyal D. Coates, whose wife died September 21 this year, succumbed October 19 at a Mason City rest home, at the age of 84, just four days short of his 85th birthday.

Funeral services were scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 22, from the First United Methodist Church, Pastor Robert Lemmerman officiating. Music was by Neida Shepard, organist, and Toni Conklin, vocalist. Flower committee was Mrs. Merton Tracy, Mrs. Robert Gosssard, Mrs. Clayton Clark and Mrs. Harlan Staley. Casket bearers named were Harold Mead, Robert Gossard, Edwin Waltemate, Harold Rausch, Willard Archer and LaVern Mead. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery beside his wife.

Loyal Dale Coates was born October 23, 1890, at Nashua, the son of Laurinda Jones Coates and Samuel Alfred Coates.

He married Myrtle Bennett at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Robert W. Bennett, of Floyd County, March 5, 1913. To this union were born five daughters and two sons.

Mr. and Mrs. Coates farmed north of Nashua until 1925, at which time they purchased the farm south of Nashua which is the present Town and Country Club. They raised their seven children on the farm, retiring from farming in 1946 and moving to their present home in Nashua next to the library.

Dale was a member of the UMC and of the Farm Bureau. He loved music and gave of his percussion talents in the Charles City band for many years. He encouraged his children to love music and the joy reaped from being an active participant. He was a good neighbor, a favorite of all who lived nearby.

Dale was preceded in death by his wife, Myrtle, September 21, 1975, and by one son, Samuel Alfred, who died in December of 1946. Two brothers and three sisters also preceded him.

Survivors are his six children: Mrs. Bert (Alice) Aldrich of Minneapolis; Mrs. Leo R. (Joy) Scoles of Colorado Springs Co.; Mrs. Emil (Garland) Koch of Plainfield; Loyal B. Coates of Nora Springs; Mrs. James (Marilys) Graham of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada; and Mrs. Marilyn Brown of Thousand Oaks, CA; also by 16 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren
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Iowa, Births and Christenings Index, 1857-1947
Name: Loyal Dale Coates
Birth Date: 23 Oct 1890
Birth Place: Nashus, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States
Father's Name: Samuel Alfred Coates
Mother's name: Lourinda Jones

On June 5, 1917, he registered for the draft. He was farming, had a wife and two children. He describes himself as medium height, medium build, brown eyes and dark brown hair. He was 26 years old.

1920 United States Federal Census
Home in 1920: Chickasaw, Chickasaw, Iowa
Spouse's Name: Myrille B Coates
Father's Birthplace: Illinois
Mother's Birthplace: Iowa
Home Owned: Own
Able to Read: Yes; Able to Write: Yes
Household Members: Dale L Coates (29) [27], Myrille B Coates (27), Alice B Costes (5), Joy W Costes (3 9/12), Garland I Costes (3/12).

1930 United States Federal Census
Home in 1930: Bradford, Chickasaw, Iowa
Occupation: Farmer
Household Members: Dale Coates (39), Myrtle Coates (38), Alice Coates (16), Joy Coates (12), Garland Coates (10).

1940 United States Federal Census
Name: Dale Coats
Home in 1940: Bradford, Chickasaw, Iowa
Farm: Yes
Inferred Residence in 1935: Bradford, Chickasaw, Iowa
Household Members: Dale Coats (49) farm laborer, Myrtle Coats (47), Alfred Coats (15), Loyld Coats (13) [Loyal], Marlyn Coats (11), Marilys Coats (11).

Source: Family Trees (not always accurate)
Loyal Dale Coates
Birth: 23 Oct 1890 in Nashua, Chickasaw, Iowa
Death: 19 Oct 1975 in Nashua, Chickasaw, Iowa
Father: Samuel Alfred Coates (1849-1916)
Mother: Lourinda Jones (1852-1937)
Spouse: Myrtle Belle Bennett (1892-1975)
Children: Garland Eunice Isabel (1919-2005), Samuel Alfred (1926-1946), Marilyn (1929-)

Social Security Death Index
Name: Loyal Coates
Last Residence: 50658 Nashua, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States of America
Born: 23 Oct 1890
Died: Oct 1975
State (Year) SSN issued: Iowa (Before 1951)

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  • Added: 8 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100379372
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Loyal Dale Coates (23 Oct 1890–19 Oct 1975), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100379372, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Nashua, Chickasaw County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Hooked On Family (contributor 47448897) .