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Philomena B. King

Posted November 19, 2012 in Adel, Obituaries

Oct. 17, 1918 – Nov. 15, 2012

Philomena King

Philomena Barbara King, 94, passed from this life Thursday, November 15. Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, November 19, 2012 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Adel. Friends may call after Noon Sunday at McCalley Funeral Home in Adel where family will greet friends from 2 – 4 p.m. with prayer service at 4:00 p.m. when friends can share their remembrances.

Philomena was the mother of eight children and was preceded by her parents, her husband of 58 years, John Sr., her son John Jr., three brothers and two sisters.  She will be missed by her seven surviving children, 29 grandchildren, and 27 great-grandchildren.
She was loved and admired by many with whom she lived and worked. From 1951 to 1962 she worked side by side with her husband in his law practice and abstract company. In the latter years she was the office manager of the Adel Abstract Company where she continued full time until her retirement at age 75.

While she will be missed, her family knows full well that she has entered into a glorious reunion, a new life and rewards too numerous to contemplate.

Memorial contributions can be directed to the ADM Scholarship Foundation and online condolences can be left at mccalleyfuneralhome.com.

Information provided by:
McCalley Funeral Home
735 South 14th Street
Adel, IA 50003


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