Alice E. (Olsen) Coyle

Alice E. (Olsen) Coyle


Alice E. Coyle, 75, of Humboldt, formerly of Kanawha, passed away Monday, April 30, 2007 at Humboldt Care Center North in Humboldt.

Funeral services for Alice Coyle will be held Thursday, May 3, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. at United Methodist Church in Kanawha with Rev. Cynthia Morrison officiating.  Burial will be in Amsterdam Township Cemetery near Kanawha.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 2, 2007 from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. at Ewing Dugger Funeral Home in Kanawha and one hour prior to services at the church.

Alice E. Coyle, the daughter of Ludvig M. and Laura B. (Opheim) Olsen was born February 23, 1932 in Sioux City, Iowa.  She graduated from Bode High School in 1949.  She was united in marriage with Bernard L. Coyle on June 5, 1949 at Bode, Iowa. They lived in the Bode area until moving to LuVerne in 1958.  In 1977 they moved from LuVerne to Kanawha.  Bernard passed away in 1990.  Alice moved to the Humboldt Homes in 2000.

Survivors include her three daughters: Laurie (Mike) Stripling of Britt; Michele (Paul) Trauger of Livermore; Becky (Denny) Vaudt of Dakota City; her two sons: Bruce (Sue) Coyle of Pella and David (Sandy) Coyle of LuVerne; twelve grandchildren: Jodi Evans of Britt; Sara (Chad) Lang of Kanawha; Michael Stripling of Britt; Micheline (Jeremy) Oleson of Des Moines; Alicia (Jeff) Knight of Pleasant Hill; Brandon Trauger of Livermore; Wendy (Corey) Long of Cambridge; Chad (Melissa) Vaudt of Humboldt; Jasmine (Travis) Eisenbarth of New Sharon; Jerad Coyle and fiancée Amber Goodell of Humboldt; Justin Coyle of LuVerne; and Lindsay Coyle of LuVerne; and thirteen great-grandchildren: Blake Evans, Calvin and Hayden Lang, Austin and Carter Knight, Chandler and Gavin Oleson, Mikayla and Kennedy Long, Jaycie and Dylan Vaudt, Grace and Elizabeth Eisenbarth.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Bernard, and aunt Esther Opheim.


Date: Wednesday, May 2, 2007
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Ewing Funeral Home – Kanawha
118 East 2nd Street, Kanawha, Iowa 50447
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Date: Thursday, May 3, 2007
Time: 10:30 am
Where: Kanawha United Methodist Church
402 North Main Street, Kanawha, Iowa 50447
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