MCKEEHAN, Lyle E. 1917-1949
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 10/24/2016 at 16:36:19
Whitten Man Dies From Shock Of Operation
Lyle Eugene McKeehan from Whitten died last Wednesday at the Wildon Osteopathic hospital in Des Moines. He went to the hospital to have his tonsils removed. After one of the tonsils was removed the patient relapsed from the shock and died soon thereafter. He seemed to be in good health other than the tonsil trouble before he went to the hospital. He was but 32 years old.
Funeral services were held at the Methodist church in Whitten Saturday afternoon and there was a very large attendance. The services were conducted by Rev. Geo. W. Biersborn. Burial was in the Benson cemetery.
Mr. McKeehan who had lived in the Whitten and Eldora neighborhood since 1937 was born at Green Castle, Mo., April 9, 1917, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin McKeehan of Green Castle, Mo.
He married Ruth Arlene Koch of Whitten, Dec. 27, 1945 in Marshalltown. Surviving are his widow and little son Dennis Lee, his parents and one brother Fay Leroy McKeehan of Green Castle, Mo.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 14 July 1949, pg 10
Grundy Obituaries maintained by Tammy D. Mount.
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