Obituary for Lyal Newton Cole
Obituary for my great-grandfather, Lyal Newton Cole. Published in the Vidette-Messenger newspaper in Valparaiso, Indiana on August 8, 1955.
LYAL N. COLE
Lyal N. (Newt) Cole, 46, of 551 Factory, died at 3:15 p. m., Sunday in Porter Memorial hospital. He had been ill several months, suffering from a heart condition.
A native of Porter county, he was born June 21, 1909, the son of Newton and Minnie (Sheets) Cole. He married Agnes Barkley Feb. 23, 1929. His father and widow are among the survivors.
A prominent member of the Valparaiso Loyal Order of Moose, he was employed, before his illness, in the McGill Manufacturing company bearing division. He was custodian of the Billy club, 76 Lincolnway.
Surviving are his widow, his father; five sons, Duane of Grand Rapids, Mich., Wayne, now serving with the armed forces in Germany, Blaine, Laine and Zane of Valparaiso; five daughters, Mrs. Eugene Berg, Mrs. Olen Collins, Elaine, Marlaine and Arlaine; three sisters and three brothers, all of Valparaiso. His mother and three brothers preceded him in death.
Services will be held at 1 p. m. Wednesday in LePell Funeral home. The Rev. L. F. Myers, First Church of the Nazarene, will officiate, and burial will be in Kimball cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 p. m. Tuesday until services.
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