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Idaleen Cole was born November 29, 1923, and died March 22, 1975 in Lowry City, Missouri.  She married Alto William Walters June 11, 1939.  He was born August 25, 1915, and died February 27, 1990.



Named by Uncle Rice Harris Cooper

Idaleen graduated from Lewis Elementary School on April 9, 1937.  She went to Osceola High School but she married when she was fifteen and did not finish her schooling.  Alto and Idaleen went to Texas when they married and lived there for three years.  Alto was an iron worker while in Texas.  Alto and Idaleen bought the first eighty acres of farm land and moved back to Missouri between Nov 1942 and Nov 1943.

Idaleen spent her entire life helping on the farm and she devoted her life to her family.  She was well known throughout the community for her generosity.  She bowled and square danced with Alto.  She was also very dedicated to the grandchildren and always gave them something special for their birthdays and Christmas.


Children of Idaleen Cole and Alto Walters are:
Shirley Jean Walters

Born Private

James Ronald Walters

 Born Private

Larry William Walters

Born Private

Stephen Lynn Walters

Born Private



1920 Federal Census  

St. Clair Co., MissouriOsceola TownshipMicrofilm Series T625Roll 943p. 228BHousehold 129
1930 Federal Census  
St. Clair Co., MissouriOsceola TownshipMicrofilm Series Roll p. Household



Cause of Death: Emphysema


Lowry City Cemetery, St. Clair Co., MO