|Birth: ||Apr. 4, 1926|
|Death: ||Jan. 28, 1949|
Thelma was pregnant when she died, she was the first wife of Virgil Lundvall
YOUNG LADY DIES SUDDENLY
Thelma Lorraine Lundvall, 22, passed away suddenly Friday, Jan. 28, at St. Luke's hospital in Denver. She had entered the Kit Carson County Memorial hospital the first of last week, and Friday was taken to Denver by the Hendricks ambulance. The immediate cause of her death was believed to have been a brain tumor, the result of a head injury received about a year ago.
Thelma Lorraine Pettibone was born at Kanorado, Kan., on Easter Sunday, April 4, 1926, the fourth daughter of Celia L. Smalley and Clarence L. Pettibone. She attended a rural school and later became a student at Kanorado high school, from which she was graduated in 1943, and that fall she began teaching in the rural schools of Sherman and Cheyenne counties of Kansas.
On July 4, 1948, she was united in marriage with Virgil Lloyd Lundvall, of Burlington, at the Methodist church in Wray, and moved to a farm 31 miles northeast of Burlington, where she resided until her passing at the age of 22 years, 9 months and 24 days.
Throut her lengthy illness, she was always cheerful, always looking on the sunny side of life. She leaves to mourn her passing, a devoted husband, Virgil Lundvall, whose faith and loyalty brightened her last months on this earth, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Pettibone of Kanorado, three sisters, Mrs. Leah Drake of Goodland, Mrs. Lenore Witzel and Mrs. Maxine Knapp of Burlington, her grandmother Mrs. Rosa Smalley of Goodland, three brothers in law, Claude Drake, Frank Witzel, and Thomas Knapp, Jr., six nieces and nephews, besides aunts, uncles and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 1, at the Methodist church in Burlington, with Dr. Henry C. Beatty and Rev. K. Orlando Lee of Wray officiating. Burial was at Kanorado Cemetery.
Clarence L Pettibone (1890 - 1971)
Celia L Smalley Pettibone (1892 - 1983)
Virgil Loyd Lundvall (1917 - 2006)*
Leah Irene Pettibone Drake (1914 - 1997)*
Thelma Pettibone Lundvall (1926 - 1949)
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Originally Created by: Shirley
Record added: Jul 08, 2006
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Added: Jul. 8, 2006