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December 16, 2012
Messenger News

COALVILLE - Myrle R. Brooks, 87 of Coalville died December 13, 2012 at the Fort Dodge Villa Care Center. Graveside services will be Monday,1:00 p.m. December 17, 2012 at the Fort Dodge Memorial Park Cemetery with Elder Ray Powell officiating.

Myrle was born January 30, 1925 in Fort Dodge to Edward and Elizabeth (Jordison) Reed. She attended Otho High School graduating in 1943. She was united in marriage to Clyde W. Clark on February 14, 1944. The couple settled in Coalville. Myrle was very active in the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints. She loved reading and was very involved with her children and extended family. In November of 1989, she married Vernon Brooks. The couple resided in Coalville and spent winters in Southern California.

Myrle is survived by her husband Vernon, two daughters; Linda (Joseph) McGrath of Pittsburgh, PA and Nancy (Michael) Hunter of Cherokee, three grandchildren; Colette (Fabrizio) Labate, Lisa (Andy) Wilson and Megan (Allyn) Shultis, one great grandchild, Drew Wilson, three sisters; Verna Kaufman of Des Moines, Marlys Brigdon and Irene Sweatt both of Fort Dodge. She is also survived by step-children; Vernon Brooks Jr. of Otho, Paul Brooks of Carson City, Nevada, Susan Leah (Mike) Garrett, Bonnie Brooks, and Blake & Stacy Brooks, all of California, and numerous step grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Clyde, and an infant brother.

In lieu of flowers, family requests memorials to Trinity Hospice.

Fort Dodge Area Funeral & Cremation Service, Bruce Funeral Home assisted family with arrangements.



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