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Minnie Marie Helena Winter Meyer
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Birth: Sep. 21, 1887
Ford County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 4, 1979
Gibson City
Ford County
Illinois, USA

Third of five children of William & Amelia WITT WINTER, she married Theodore "Tate" Meyer 27 Jan 1909 in Sibley, IL. They had five children and six grandchildren.

Their fourth child, a daughter, was still-born. Her stone is found in the plot with Minnie's parents. Their oldest, Carl Martin W. Meyer, was killed 5 Jun 1942 in an explosion at an ammunition factory near Wilmington, IL during WW II. His remains were never found, but he was celebrated as a war hero.

Tate & Minnie farmed near Strawn until retirement in 1949. Minnie was a lifelong member of St. John's Lutheran church in Sibley, IL. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Carl Winter (1853 - 1929)
  Amelia V. Witt Winter (1863 - 1891)
 
 Spouse:
  Theodore Meyer (1884 - 1968)*
 
 Children:
  Carl Martin W. Meyer (1911 - 1942)*
  Donald Theodore Meyer (1916 - 2007)*
  Vera Elizabeth Meyer Burns (1921 - 2001)*
 
 Siblings:
  Albert Freidrich Winter (1884 - 1943)*
  William Carl Heinrich Winter (1886 - 1964)*
  Minnie Marie Helena Winter Meyer (1887 - 1979)
  Alma Elizabeth Winter Sehmann (1889 - 1959)*
  Henry Emil Winter (1892 - 1979)**
  Emma Louise Winter Roesch (1893 - 1967)**
  Amelia Henrietta Winter Hensen (1895 - 1957)**
  Clara Augusta Winter Lohmeyer (1898 - 1950)**
  Elizabeth Ann Winter Merry (1902 - 1994)**
  Martin Otto "Stormy" Winter (1903 - 1988)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Sibley
Ford County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Rosetta
Record added: Dec 14, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 7012119
Minnie Marie Helena <i>Winter</i> Meyer
Added by: Rosetta
 
Minnie Marie Helena <i>Winter</i> Meyer
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St.John's Lutheran church in Sibley was an important part of your life.
-Anonymous
 Added: Jul. 24, 2008
Saluting a hard-working double great aunt.
- your niece, Rose
 Added: Jul. 31, 2004
 
 
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