Lottie V <I>Terry</I> Tvedte

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Lottie V Terry Tvedte

  • Birth 18 May 1894 Ladoga, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 24 Feb 1969 Emmet County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Dolliver, Emmet County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 114063048

Ex-postmaster for Dolliver Is Dead at 74

Mrs. Lottie V. Tvedte, 74, retired Dolliver postmaster, died at 10:10 p.m. Monday [February 24, 1969] en route to Holy Family Hospital. Cause of death was congestive heart failure (cardiac arrest). She had been ill for the past five years.

She was born May 18, 1894, at Ladoga, Ind., the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Josephus Terry.

She received her education in New Ross, Ind., and graduated from New Ross High School.

In 1914 she moved with her parents to Chinook, Mont., where they homesteaded near Clear Creek, Mont.

She was married Sept. 19, 1917, to Hans A. Tvedte at Chinook.

In 1919 they moved to Dolliver. She served as postal clerk, as acting postmaster, and then as postmaster. She had a total of 17 years in civil service.

Mrs. Tvedte was a member of D.A.R., of the National League of Postmasters, the Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion of Dolliver, and the Emmet County Historical Society.

She was a member of the Dolliver Methodist Church.

Survivors are four sons, Robert H., Phoenix, Ariz.; Norman L., Mission Hills, Calif.; Donald J., Iowa City; and Dr. Hans A., Estherville; 15 grandchildren; three brothers, E.L. Terry, Indianapolis, Ind.; Glenn Terry and M.L. Terry of Winnebago, Minn.

Her husband died in 1951. Her parents and seven brothers also preceded her in death.

Funeral services are pending at Reese-Henry Funeral Home, Estherville. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, February 25, 1969)

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  • Created by: John Rueter
  • Added: 19 Jul 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 114063048
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lottie V Terry Tvedte (18 May 1894–24 Feb 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 114063048, citing Lincoln Township Cemetery, Dolliver, Emmet County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by John Rueter (contributor 47818694) .