Lurena M. “Rena” Tyrrell was born on September 30, 1888, in Ontario, Ontario to Sarah Jane Coulbeck, age 31, and James Albert Tyrrell, age 23. We find her in the 1891 & 1901 Census living with in Ontario, Canada.
Lurena arrived in the USA in 1905. In 1919 & 1921 her sisters, Mildred & Elizabeth, both died. In 1924, 1929, 1930 & 1931 she was living in Kalamazoo, MI.
She married Lyman Andrew Wilkinson on June 12, 1929, in South Bend, Indiana, when she was 40 years old. Lurena M. “Rena” Tyrrell and Lyman Andrew Wilkinson were divorced on December 4, 1937, in Kalamazoo, Michigan, after 8 years of marriage, no children from this marriage. She then married Fredric Lee Snook on April 19, 1940, in Kalamazoo, Michigan, when she was 51 years old. Sometime either before Fred or after, she also married W. D. Cook “Woody.”
In 1953 & 1956 she was still living in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Lurena died on May 20, 1960, in Galesburg, Michigan, when she was 71 years old.