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 Mable Marie <I>Sweet</I> Corle

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Mable Marie Sweet Corle

  • Birth 9 Jan 1925 Grenola, Elk County, Kansas, USA
  • Death 20 Apr 2001 Winfield, Cowley County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Grenola, Elk County, Kansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 64245903

Sedan Times-Star
April 25, 2001

Mable Marie Corle passed away on Friday, April 20, 2001, at the William Newton Memorial Hospital in Winfield, Kansas. She was 76 years of age and a resident of Moline. Mable was born on January 9, 1925 at the family home in Grenola, KS to Samuel and Mary Eva (Vickery) Sweet. After graduating from Grenola High School in 1943, she became a Telegrapher for the Santa Fe Railroad.

On November 14, 1945, she married Billy Van Corle and to this union was born three daughters and one son. This marriage later ended. Mable was employed by the Santa Fe Railroad at several locations in Oklahoma and Kansas before being transferred to Burden, KS in 1956, where she worked as an Agent. She was transferred to Moline, KS in 1974 and worked until becoming disabled in an accident. She retired from the Santa Fe Railroad after 31 years of service.

Mable accepted Christ at an early age and was a member of the Moline Christian Church.

She is survived by her son, Samuel Corle and his wife, Maria, Winfield, KS, her daughters, Dorothy Whiterock and her husband, Johnnie, Winfield, KS, Barbara VanRoyen and her husband, Russell, Moline, KS and Billie Jo Amirifar and her husband, Majid, Yazd, Iran, her brother, Raymond Sweet, Topeka, KS, her sisters, Evelyn Futhey, Grenola and Shirley Gillespie, Moline, KS, seven grandchildren, six step grandchildren. three great grandchildren and ten step great grandchildren. Her parents, two brothers and two sisters preceded her in death.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, April 23, 2001, at the Zimmerman Funeral Home in Howard, with Pastor Ted Smith of the Moline Christian Church officiating. Wanda Mills was the organist with Carol Smith and Iola Fulgham singing In The Garden and Until We Meet Again. The casket bearers were Carl Mac Arndt, Gary Arndt, Ray Ball, Joe Christman, Jim Futhey, Robert Futhey, John Sweet and Brent VanRoyen. Interment was held at the Greenlawn Cemetery in Grenola, KS.

Memorials have been established with the Elk Manor Nursing Home and the American Diabetes Association. Contributions may he left with the funeral home. The funeral arrangements were made with the Zimmerman Funeral Home of Howard, KS.


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  • Created by: Judy Mayfield
  • Added: 15 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 64245903
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mable Marie Sweet Corle (9 Jan 1925–20 Apr 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 64245903, citing Green Lawn Cemetery, Grenola, Elk County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Judy Mayfield (contributor 46636512) .