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 Helen S <I>Tvedt</I> Smith

Helen S Tvedt Smith

Birth
Stoughton, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 11 Jun 1974 (aged 80)
Humboldt, Humboldt County, Iowa, USA
Burial Livermore, Humboldt County, Iowa, USA
Plot 03-55
Memorial ID 111814009 · View Source
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Helen was the daughter of Nels and Rachel Tvedt. She married Lester Smith Jan. 2, 1920 at Minneapolis, MN. They were the parents of Shirley.

June 13, 1974 - Algona Upper Des Moines - An 80-year old Livermore woman, Mrs. Lester Smith, died Tuesday at the Sisson Care Center in Humboldt where she had been a patient for the past 2 1/2 years.

Funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 10:30 a.m. at the Livermore United Methodist church. Rev. Robert A. Williams will officiate and the Wilson Funeral Home of Livermore will be in charge of arrangements. Burial is at Livermore. Serving as pallbearers are Francis Erpelding, Harold Gronbach, Dick Schultz, Richard Berte, Noble Harris and Virgil Smith.

She was born Helen Tvedt, daughter of Nels and Rachel Tvedt at Stouton, Wis. on June 15, 1893. She married Lester Smith on Jan. 2, 1920 at Minneapolis, Minn, and he survives as does one daughter Shirley, Mrs. Robert Wonderly of Livermore and two granddaughters. There are also two sisters, Mrs. Gertrude Gedateus of Colton, Calif, and Mrs. Hugo Holstrom of Phoenix, Ariz.

Mrs. Smith was a member of the United Methodist Church, W.S.C.S., Easter Star and American Legion Auxiliary.

She graduated from high school in Stouton and the National Business College. She was a legal secretary in Minneapolis before her marriage. The Smiths made their home in Barron, Wis. for a year and then moved to Waterloo. In 1937, they moved to Livermore where they operated a cafe until building the Figueora Ballroom which they operated until 1945.


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  • Created by: Geo Clinton
  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111814009
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Helen S Tvedt Smith (15 Jun 1893–11 Jun 1974), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111814009, citing Union Cemetery, Livermore, Humboldt County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Geo Clinton (contributor 46936067) .