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Minnie Merle Umbenhower Duckworth
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Birth: Sep. 5, 1893
Lucas County
Iowa, USA
Death: Apr. 3, 1958
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA

Wife of Walter McCammy Duckworth. Daughter of William Andrew Umbenhower and Sarepta Jane Umbenhower


Chariton, Iowa
April 17, 1958


Minnie Duckworth, daughter of William and Sarepta Umbenhower, was born Sept. 5, 1893, and passed from this life April 3, 1958, at the age of 64 years, six months and 29 days, at the Grayson Nursing Home in Des Moines.

She suffered a heart attack Jan. 5, and was a patient in the Iowa Lutheran Hospital until the two weeks preceding her death, when she went to the nursing home. She was born and reared in Lucas county and lived here until 1929, when she moved to Des Moines.

She was united in marriage to Walter Duckworth Sept. 17, 1913. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Greta, who died in 1926.

She is survived by two sons, Neal of Russell and Clell of Des Moines; seven grandchildren, Mrs. Marie Clark, Richard, Marvin, Eddie, Sharon, Bobbie and Dale; two great-grandchildren, Robert and Russell Clark; five sisters, Mrs. Della Richey of Melrose, Mrs. Grace Scott of Millerton, Mrs. Etta Duckworth and Mrs. Lesta McDonald, both of Chariton, and Mrs. Fern Gerhart of Des Moines; and a brother, George Umbenhower of Melrose.

She was baptized when a child, and was a member of the Simpson Methodist church, which she attended regularly.

Funeral services were held at the Coal Glen church Saturday, April 5, at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Mr. Steele of Des Moines officiating. The Evan Lilly Funeral home had charge of arrangements.

Family links: 
  William Andrew Umbenhower (1858 - 1947)
  Sarepta Jane Umbenhower Umbenhower (1867 - 1934)
  Walter McCammy Duckworth (1889 - 1970)*
  Neal Brice Duckworth (1914 - 2003)*
  Greta Ruth Duckworth (1917 - 1926)*
  Mary Matilda Umbenhower Martz (1884 - 1952)*
  Susan Adella Umbenhower Neal (1886 - 1971)*
  Etta Vernice Umbenhower Duckworth (1888 - 1976)*
  Grace Belle Umbenhower Scott (1891 - 1970)*
  Celesta May Umbenhower Luce (1892 - 1964)*
  Minnie Merle Umbenhower Duckworth (1893 - 1958)
  George Nathan Umbenhower (1895 - 1965)*
  Inez M. Umbenhower Shaffer (1897 - 1945)*
*Calculated relationship
Coal Glen Cemetery
Lucas County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Skip
Record added: Apr 02, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25708371
Minnie Merle <i>Umbenhower</i> Duckworth
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Minnie Merle <i>Umbenhower</i> Duckworth
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 Added: Oct. 29, 2009

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