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 Ida Muriel “Murl” <I>Lane</I> Wiles

Ida Muriel “Murl” Lane Wiles

Birth
Lineville, Wayne County, Iowa, USA
Death 5 Jun 2004 (aged 98)
Burial Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA
Plot Section: Last Supper Block: 2 Lot: 56B Grave: 2
Memorial ID 57395429 · View Source
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Daughter of Malcom Lane and Amelia Williams Wilson Lane Vaughn

Sibling: Everett Lane 1897- , Gilbert Lane 1899- ,Grace M Lane Knapp 1901-1948, Luella Cathleen Lane Browning 1910-1999

1/2 Sibling: (mother Hattie)
Coyle D Lane 1893-1937
Roy Lane 1895-1895


Groom's Name: Glenn D. Allen
Groom's Birth Date: 1902
Groom's Birthplace: Boone, Ia.
Groom's Age: 23
Bride's Name: Ida Muriel Lane
Bride's Birth Date: 1905
Bride's Birthplace: Lineville, Iowa
Bride's Age: 20
Marriage Date: 11 Apr 1925
Marriage Place: Osceola, Clarke, Iowa
Groom's Father's Name: Frank Wesley Allen
Groom's Mother's Name: Nancy Kathryn Hashaw
Bride's Father's Name: Malcolm Lane
Bride's Mother's Name: Betsy Amelia Williams
Groom's Race: White
Groom's Marital Status:

Des Moines Register June 8 2004

Murl died at Heather Manor of pneumonia on Saturday, June, 5, 2004 at the age of 99 years, 6 months and 12 days. A funeral Service will be held at Highland Park Presbyterian Church at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 10, 2004. The family will greet friends at Highland Park Funeral Home 3500 6th Ave., from 3:30 to 6:30 on Wednesday evening.

Murl was born to Malcom and Amelia Williams Lane in Lineville, Iowa. She moved to Des Moines following high school and attended Capital City Commercial Collage. She was a credit manager for Mandelbaum Department Store.

When her first husband, Glenn Allen died in 1958, she returned to work for Frankels Clothing Co. in Park Fair. There she worked until retirement with her longtime and best friend, Frances DeGooyer. Her special joys included gardening, crocheting, knitting and reading.

Murl was a member of Highland Park Presbyterian Church for more than 60 years. She was active on the Board of Deacons, Choir, Circle and Women's Association. She remained an active church member until six years ago. After becoming home bound she had a great comfort in watching the Christian Broadcasting Channel.

Murl is survived by son Robert E Allen, (Cathy) of Mesa AZ; daughter Begie A Hefner (Frederic Miller; five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, Glenn D Allen (1958) and Theodore Wiles (1987); brother Everett Lane; sisters, Grace Knapp and Kathleen Browning; daughter in law Mary K Allen, and son in law, Robert E Hefner.


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  • Added: 21 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 57395429
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ida Muriel “Murl” Lane Wiles (24 Nov 1905–5 Jun 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57395429, citing Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by InSearchOf (contributor 47282406) .