Eileen MacRae Obituary

Eileen Murphy MacRae
Eileen Murphy MacRae
Eileen Murphy MacRae

June 3, 2004
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Eileen Murphy MacRae, 93, died June 3, 2004 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 8 at St. Augustin's Catholic Church Chapel. Burial will be in Glendale Cemetery.

Eileen was lifetime resident of Des Moines and graduated from St. Joseph's Academy and Drake University. She was a homemaker and an assistant buyer in the art needlework department at Younkers. Eileen was a member of St. Augustin's Catholic Church and the church's Altar & Rosary Society. She was also a member of the Mercy Guild, Catholic Women's League, Drake Alumni Association and Des Moines Pioneer Club. She enjoyed gardening and needlework.

Eileen was the last remaining member of the second generation of the pioneer Kingston family.

She is survived by her daughter, Ann Loehrer of Westerville, OH; son, Mac MacRae of Dallas, TX; and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Martin and Ann Kingston Murphy; brothers, Paul and John Murphy; husband, Alec M. MacRae; and son, Donald A. MacRae.

Family will greet friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Dunn's Funeral Home, where a Vigil service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wesley Bolton Garden Fund at Wesley Acres or Holy Family Schools.





Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Monday, June 7, 2004
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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St. Augustin's Catholic Church Chapel
545 42nd Street
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Tuesday, June 8, 2004
10:00 AM
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Tuesday, June 8, 2004


Wesley Bolton Garden Fund at Wesley Acres
3520 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312