About Lyle Rash
LYLE RASH (son of ELVA MAY SHULTZ and DALLAS RASH) was born July 17, 1904 in Iowa and died March 2, 1962 in Los Angeles, Calif. He is buried in Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Calif. He married (1) MARTHA RUSSELL. He married (2) SELMA VIOLA GRAFF in 1925. She was born April 11, 1904 to Christian and Rosa Graff and died in September 1983. The 1940 census shows Lyle and family living in Popejoy, Franklin Co, Iowa.
Children of LYLE RASH and SELMA GRAFF are:
i. RONALD RASH, b. abt 1928, d. bef. 2002
ii. NORMA JEAN RASH., b. May 13, 1929, d. Dec. 26, 2003; m. Nate Hunt, 1923-1988
iii. ALLAN RASH, b. Nov. 29, 1932 Popejoy IA, d. June 12, 2002 Ames IA; m. Joan Filbrandt
iv. NANCY LEE RASH, b. abt 1935; m. Robert McKinley
v. VIRGINIA RASH, b. May 8, 1936, d. bef. 2002; m. James Willis
vi. SANDRA LAURENE RASH, b. abt 1939; m. Donald Hackbarth
vii. WILLIAM RASH m. Sandy
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Obituary of Allan Rash, son of Lyle Rash and Selma Graff Rash:
Iowa Falls Times-Citizen:
ALDEN-Allan Rash, 69, of Alden, formerly of Davenport, died on Wednesday, June 12, 2002, at Mary Greely Medical Center in Ames. Funeral services were held at the First Lutheran Church in Dows with burial in the Fairview Cemetery in Dows. Rev. Richard Layman officiated.
Allan was born Nov. 29, 1932, in Popejoy to Lyle and Selma (Graff) Rash. He was educated at Oakland Township School in Popejoy and graduated in 1950. After completing school, Allan worked for local farmers during the war. In December of 1952, Allan began serving in the United States Navy. He served during the Korean War and was honorably discharged from active service in December of 1956. On April 20, 1958, Allan was united in marriage with Joan Filbrandt at the First Lutheran Church in Dows. In March 1964, Allan and his family moved to Davenport, where he was a welder with the J.I. Case Company until 1970. At that time Allan took a position with Oscar Meyer as a welder and mechanic on their food service production machines. Due to health problems, Allan retired on May 12, 1982, and in July of 1994, the couple returned to live in Alden. Allan was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Dows and the Davenport American Legion. For over 20 years, Allen has endured COPD, a heart condition, cancer, and other illnesses.
He is survived by his wife, Joan, of Alden; two children, Gary, and his wife, Kim, of Buckeye, Julie, and her husband, Lauren Hendren, of Stuart, Fla.; grandson Jeremy Rash of Casstown, Ohio; two step-grandsons, Jacob Hendren, and Michael Hendren both of Davenport; three sisters, Norma Hunt, of Alden, Nancy McKinley, of Alden, and Sandy Hackbarth, and her husband, Donal of Hampton; brother William and his wife, Sandy, of Tucson, Ariz.; brother-in-law Robert Filbrandt of Dows; and many nieces, nephews, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Ronald; and sister Virginia Willis.