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Mattie Marie Pool


Mattie Marie Pool, 104, of Orient died Nov. 1, 2019 at Greenfield Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.

Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Nov. 6 at Steen Funeral Home, 101 S.E. Fourth St., Greenfield with burial in Greenfield Cemetery and a luncheon at the Orient United Methodist Church following. Open visitation will be 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Steen Funeral Home. Memorials may be directed to the Marie Pool Memorial Fund to be established by the family at a later date. Online condolences may be left at

Mattie Marie Pool, daughter of Myrtle (Schrader) and Elmer Carl, was born March 15, 1915, west of Williamson.

Marie attended country school near Bridgewater through her sophomore year of high school when she left to help her father on the farm.

Marie married Vergil Pool Dec. 23, 1933. They farmed west of Richland for many years.

Marie is survived by her children: Betty Sherer of Grundy Center, Peggy Pool of Altoona and Donnie (wife Adella) of Creston; sister Helen Palma of Greenfield; 11 grandchildren, and many great-grandchildren.

Marie was preceded in death by her husband Vergil Pool; parents Myrtle and Elmer Carl; sisters: Buelah Pool, Opal Long and Doris Carl; daughter Norma Jean Pool; great-granddaughter Amanda Moore; and son-in-law Stanley Sherer.

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