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“Heaven had gained another angel!! My deepest sympathies to your family. Mrs. Pool, I have such fond memories of you! I can close my eyes and see your...Read More »
1 of 3 | Posted by: Shelly Metts - Altoona, IA

“Rest in peace Ethelyn. You are free now. Thanks for your hard work, wisdom and friendship. Love you forever♥ ”
2 of 3 | Posted by: Rosie Morehead - Maquoketa, IA

“Ethelyn was the sweetest kindest person ever. She was always willing to help, share memories and she was always their when we needed her. She was...Read More »
3 of 3 | Posted by: sharon krug - Maquoketa, IA


Ethelyn A. Pool, age 92, of Sterling, formerly of Maquoketa, Iowa, died Thursday, August 9, 2018 at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling.

Survivors include two daughters, Hope Howell of Sterling and Corinne Murray of Rock Island; one son, Clay (Dorothy) Pool of Iowa City, Iowa; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; and one brother.

Visitation will be Monday, August 13, 2018 from 5 – 6:30 PM at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. Funeral services will be Monday at 6:30 PM at the funeral home with Reverend Scott Porter of Abiding Word Church in Sterling officiating. Burial will be Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Bridgeport Cemetery in Maquoketa, Iowa.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to Camp Courageous in Monticello, Iowa.