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Allen Ewalt Poole

February 15, 1929 - April 20, 2018

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Allen Ewalt Poole, age 89, of Wapello, died Friday morning, April 20, 2018, at the Wapello Specialty Care. The son of Byron Frederick and Grace C. DeRosear Poole, he was born on February 15, 1929 in Lee County, Iowa.

Allen married Ruth Olive Neal on August 22, 1964 in Keosauqua. They lived in Farmington before moving to Wapello in 2015. Allen farmed a family farm just across the border in Missouri. He believed in staying home and taking care of his farm.

His family includes his wife, Ruth; a son, Byron & Jennifer Poole of Wapello; six grandchildren, Brittany, Dillon, Logan, Morgan, Jarin, and Jacey; a great grandson, Yaeger; and a sister, Margaret Thompson of Rock Island, Illinois. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Lester.

A graveside service is planned for 2:00 PM on Monday, April 23, 2018, at the Wapello Cemetery. Pastor Dan Doolin will officiate.

Memorial gifts will benefit the Wapello Rescue Unit.