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Mary Alice "Allie" Findley Dafoe
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Birth: Jan. 5, 1901
Atchison County
Kansas, USA
Death: Oct. 2, 2001
Kenesaw
Adams County
Nebraska, USA

Centurion, Allie F. Dafoe, 100, died Tuesday, October 2, 2001 at Haven Home in Kenesaw, Nebraska. Allie was born January 5, 1901 to John H. and Elizabeth Rhea Findley in Atchison County, Missouri.

The family later lived near Farragut, Iowa where she graduated from high school. She was a graduate of Nebraska Wesleyan University. She married Charles A. Dafoe on June 26, 1924. They made their home in Tecumseh, Nebraska, where he was an attorney and served in the last bicameral and first unicameral Nebraska legislature. He was killed in an airplane crash in 1942 while serving with the Army Air Corps Intelligence in World War II.

After her husband's death, Allie Dafoe returned to teaching in Shenandoah, Iowa and Minneapolis, Minnesota. She retired in 1969 and moved to Hastings, Nebraska in 1976. She was a member of the Methodist Church.

Allie F. Dafoe is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Charlotte & George Welch of Hastings, Nebraska, daughter Barbara Steinberg of Salem, Oregon; Lawrence Osborne and wife, Doris of Arden Hills, Minnesota; and nephew Robert Troxel and wife, Marilyn of Farragut, Iowa. She is also survived by eleven grandchildren and twenty-three great grandchildren.

Her husband, her daughter, Mary Dafoe Osborne, a sister, Fair Findley Troxel and a brother, Rhea Findley preceded her in death. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Henry Findley (1866 - 1957)
  Elizabeth Ann Rhea Findley (1874 - 1906)
 
 Spouse:
  Charles Albert Dafoe (1901 - 1942)
 
 Siblings:
  Rhea Harris Findley (1893 - 1988)*
  Fair Belle Findley Troxel (1896 - 1961)*
  Mary Alice Findley Dafoe (1901 - 2001)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Tecumseh Cemetery
Tecumseh
Johnson County
Nebraska, USA
 
Created by: CPR
Record added: Nov 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62090344
Mary Alice Allie <i>Findley</i> Dafoe
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Mary Alice Allie <i>Findley</i> Dafoe
Added by: Denise Horstman
 
Mary Alice Allie <i>Findley</i> Dafoe
Added by: Denise Horstman
 
 
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