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Myren, Alice Maud (Vanwey) Peck -- 1890 - 1986


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Date: 8/3/2010 at 14:40:47

Funeral services for Maud Myren were held Saturday, January 25, 1986 at 10:30 a.m. at the Frankville Presbyterian Church. The Rev. James (newspaper is tore and can't make out the name) officiated. The Schutte Funeral Service of Postville was in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Leslie Laterman was the organist. Burial was in the Frankville Cemetery.

Alice Maud Myren, daughter of George and Miner (Kirby) VanWey, was born December 8, 1890 at White Lake, SD. She died January 21 at the Good Samaritan Center in Waukon.

She attended the Frankville School and enrolled in the Normal Training School at Cedar Falls and also attended Valders Junior College at Decorah, IA. She taught in the rural schools near Frankville in Winneshiek and Allamakee Counties.

April 18, 1917 she was married to Dan Peck. They were the parents of 2 sons, Roland and Upton. Dan died February 5, 1921.

Maud was married to Halvor Myren August 4, 1924. They were parents of a daughter, Ruth, and two sons, Howard and Hartley. Halvor died April 18, 1953.

She is survived by 2 sons, Roland Peck and Upton Peck, and a daughter, Ruth (Mrs. Leslie Allen), all of Postville, 15 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren, 7 great, great grandchildren, and two sisters, Daisy Hendershot of Hamden, CT and Myrtle Webster of Montour.

She is preceded in death by her husbands, 2 sons, Howard and Hartley, in infancy, her parents, 1 great grandson, David Jedele, 6 brothers, Walter, Carl, Ralph (in infancy), Irvin, Earl and Leslie (in infancy), and 2 sisters, Rosa Cunningham and Jessie Roussalew.

Maud joined the Frankville Community Presbyterian Church Oct. 19, 1902, where she had been a member for 84 years. She had also been a member of the UPW Willing Workers and WCTU. She became a resident of the Good Samaritan Center in the spring of 1982. Maud enjoyed reading and collecting articles of historical interest, and working with crafts and handwork.

Casket bearers were Sidney Harberts, Doyle Allen, Duane Allen, Darwin Allen, Harold Peck and Larry Peck.

Postville, Iowa newspaper of the time clipping, from Dorothy Schave's obituary collection.


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