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Lena Louise Eckhardt Faigle

Birth
Missouri, USA
Death 12 Nov 2011 (aged 97)
Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa, USA
Burial Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa, USA
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Memorial ID 175489399 · View Source
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Lena Louise Faigle, 97, of Keokuk, died Saturday, November 12, 2011 at Keokuk Area Hospital.

She was born July 17, 1914 in Brownington, MO the daughter of Theodore and Ethel Overton Eckhardt. She married Wilmer David Faigle on May 28, 1955 in Burlington, IA. He preceded her in death on August 22, 2005.

Mrs. Faigle was a teacher for more than thirty years, retiring in 1977. She taught in Harrisonville, MO before moving to Iowa in 1955 where she taught in Burlington and Keokuk Schools and many years at Southeastern Community College. She earned her bachelor's degree at Central Missouri State University and her master's degree from the University of Missouri.

She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church of Keokuk, where she formerly served as a Sunday school teacher, Board member, and leadership roles in the United Methodist Woman. She had been a member of Chapter U of P.E.O., AAUW, Keokuk Art Center, Great River Players, Delta Kappa Gamma, and was a charter member of the Keokuk Community Arts Council.

She was preceded in death by her husband, two brothers, a sister and one nephew.


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  • Created by: No Reins
  • Added: 18 Jan 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175489399
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lena Louise Eckhardt Faigle (17 Jul 1914–12 Nov 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175489399, citing Sunset Memorial Gardens, Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by No Reins (contributor 46595053) .