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Mina Jacobina "Minnie" Tjaden Collmann
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Birth: Oct. 28, 1867
Benson
Woodford County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 5, 1950
Manson
Calhoun County
Iowa, USA

Mrs. Minnie Collmann, a resident of the Manson community since 1895, died at her home here Wednesday evening, April 5, at the age of 82 years, 5 months, and 8 days. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon from the home and St. Paul's American Lutheran Church with the Rev. W. E. F. Meier officiating.

During the service the choir sang "Abide With Me," Blest is He Who Cries to Heaven," and "My Jesus As Thou Wilt." Pallbearers were Henry Lenz, Emory Bleam, Clarence Oberhelman, Jake Wiese, John Wiese, and Eilert Memken. The flowers were arranged by Mrs. Clarence Oberhelman, Mrs. E. H. Memken, Mrs. Edw. Mueller, and Mrs. W. E. F. Meier.

Here from a distance to attend were Mrs. Frank Sandquest, Spooner, Wisc.; Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Steckelberg, Mora, Minn.; Mrs. Emma Steckelberg, Mrs. Elmer Krinke, Ogilve, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. LaVern Kenning, Sherburn, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Warnke, Delmer Warnke, and Melvin Warnke, Peoria, Ill.; Mrs. Fred Pittermeier, Mr. and Mrs. Edd Warnke, Benson, Ill.; Will Warnke, Woodland, Calif.; Miss Lorna Warnke, Denver, Colo.; Mrs. Lloyd Van Hoff, Lakefield, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Carl Collmann and Coral, Fergus Falls, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Sisson, Chicago; Glen Martin, Des Moines; and other relatives and friends from Graettinger, Ayrshire, Gilmore City, Humboldt, Palmer, Pioneer, Rockwell City, Fort Dodge and Gowrie.

Mrs. Mina Jacobina Collmann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Heike Tjaden, was born in Woodford County, Illinois, on October 28, 1867. She spent her girlhood days near Benson, Ill., where she was confirmed in St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church on March 18, 1883. On April 18, 1884, she was united in marriage to Henry J. Collmann. To this union 16 children were born, four of whom preceded their mother in death.

In 1895 the family moved to Iowa and located on a farm four miles east of Manson which remained her home until the time of her death. Following the death of her husband on November 21, 1926, Mrs. Collmann managed the farm until the last few years when she had to relinquish this to her twin sons Walter and William.

Mrs. Collmann leaves to mourn 4 sons, Lawrence, Walter and William, of Manson, and Carl, of Fergus Falls, Minn.; eight daughters; Mrs. Tresia Reiter, of Palmer; Mrs. Elcena Van Hoff, of Pomeroy; Mrs. Emma Steckelberg, of Ogilie, Minn.; Mrs. Marie Kenning, of Manson; Mrs. Jennie Warnke and Emilie Folkerts, of Palmer; Mrs. Minnie Hoeppner, of Manson and Mrs. Helena Hunt, of Cincinnati, Iowa. She is survived by 58 grandchildren, 96 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. One brother Robert Tjaden, of Rockwell City, and one sister, Mrs. Martha Buettermeier, of Benson, Ill. also survive. 
 
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 Parents:
  Heike Jacobs Tjaden (1843 - 1907)
  Elsina H. Schlachter Tjaden (1848 - 1921)
 
 Spouse:
  Heinrich Jacob Collmann (1857 - 1926)*
 
 Children:
  Elsena/Elsina Harmina Collmann VanHoff (1886 - 1965)*
  Sarah Bernadine Collmann Leith (1888 - 1935)*
  Anna Heikia Collmann Warnke (1890 - 1933)*
  Emma J. Collmann Steckelberg (1892 - 1991)*
  Jennie Collmann Warnke (1895 - 1976)*
  Janna Sophia Collmann Warnke (1895 - 1976)*
  Minnie Rikka Elizabeth Collmann Hoeppner (1903 - 1989)*
  Walter Robert Collmann (1907 - 1967)*
  William Collmann (1907 - 1971)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mina Jacobina Tjaden Collmann (1867 - 1950)
  Sarah Robina Tjaden Abens (1869 - 1934)*
  Elsena Harmina Tjaden Folkerts (1875 - 1943)*
  Martha C. Tjaden Buettemeier (1884 - 1970)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Paul Lutheran Cemetery
Pocahontas County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Amy Robbins-Tjaden
Record added: Aug 07, 2010
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Mina Jacobina Minnie <i>Tjaden</i> Collmann
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Mina Jacobina Minnie <i>Tjaden</i> Collmann
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Mina Jacobina Minnie <i>Tjaden</i> Collmann
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 Added: Aug. 7, 2010
 
 
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