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Minnie Ernestina Smith Dillon
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Birth: May 7, 1881
Christian County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 30, 1964
North Platte
Lincoln County
Nebraska, USA

Services Held for Mrs. Minnie Dillon

Funeral services were held on Saturday, January 2 at 2:00 P.M., from the Arnold Methodist Church for Mrs. Minnie E. Dillon who died Wednesday, December 30 at North Platte, Nebraska.

Rev. Clyde Ross officiated at the services.

Mrs. Victor Auble sang "Beyond The Sunset" and "Ivory Palaces" accompanied by Mrs. Mynor Smith at the organ.

Pallbearers were: Gerald Dillon, Darrell Dillon, Donnell Flint, Russell Dillon, Robert Flint and Roger Stockall.

Interment was in the Garfield cemetery with the Quig Funeral Home in charge.

Minnie Ernstena Smith, the daughter of Andrew J. and Elizabeth Smith, was born on May 7, 1881 at Assumption, Illinois and passed away on December 30, 1964 at the St. Marys Hospital in North Platte, Nebraska.

She came to Nebraska with her parents at the age of three and the pioneer family settled on Garfield Table.

On November 14, 1904 she was married to Abner W. Dillon. To this union seven children were born. Mr. Dillon died on November 1, 1918 and she raised the family alone. She found time to give to the service of friends, relatives and anyone who needed her and by who she, as "Aunt Minn" will always be remembered.

Survivors are her children: Loren of Arnold; Frank and Harry of North Platte; Hershell Chapman of Potter: Estelle Flint of Stapleton; Marie Stockall of North Platte; and Idris Welch of Vernonia, Oregon; also 24 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Lillie Claudson of Arnold; a brother, Isaac Smith of North Platte.

Her parents, husband, two sisters, five brothers, a grandson and two great grandsons preceded her in death.

Arnold Sentinel
Family links: 
  Andrew Jackson Smith (1836 - 1906)
  Elizabeth Gertrude Ernst Smith (1841 - 1916)
  Abner Wells Dillon (1877 - 1918)*
  Loren Leroy Dillon (1905 - 1978)*
  Hershell Dillon Chapman (1907 - 1989)*
  Estelle Viola Dillon Flint (1908 - 1996)*
  Frank Cecil Dillon (1911 - 1973)*
  Harry Cornelius Dillon (1913 - 1966)*
  Grace Marie Dillon Stockall (1916 - 1977)*
  Louis P Smith (1863 - 1939)*
  Jacob Hannibal Smith (1865 - 1917)*
  Seymour Franklin Smith (1868 - 1941)*
  Marcus Lucious Smith (1872 - 1947)*
  Isaac Smith (1878 - 1971)*
  Minnie Ernestina Smith Dillon (1881 - 1964)
  Lillie Evelena Smith Claudson (1884 - 1973)*
  Bertha Eliza Smith Joy (1887 - 1948)*
*Calculated relationship
Garfield Cemetery
Lincoln County
Nebraska, USA
Maintained by: Marsha Hanson Dillon
Originally Created by: Ancestry Seeker
Record added: Aug 23, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21096952
Minnie Ernestina <i>Smith</i> Dillon
Added by: Marsha Hanson Dillon
Minnie Ernestina <i>Smith</i> Dillon
Added by: Marsha Hanson Dillon
Minnie Ernestina <i>Smith</i> Dillon
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- Nicholas Welch-Lindsley
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- Law-Miller Roots
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- Brenda Goldy
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