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Dorothea Martha “Detta” Junkans Nielsen

Weaverville, Trinity County, California, USA
Death 5 Jun 1981 (aged 83)
Redding, Shasta County, California, USA
Burial Redding, Shasta County, California, USA
Plot Section RA13
Memorial ID 131656352 · View Source
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Her family moved to Redding in 1905. She married John F. Nielsen on November 21, 1919. The couple had two daughters: Janice Dorothea, born July 25, 1923, and Marie Antoinette, born June 15, 1925.

An active member of the YMCA, she helped found Camp McCumber. She was on the Board for Campfire Girls and was President of the Women's Improvement Club.

-source: Shasta Historical Society

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Gravesite Details grave is unmarked




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  • Added: 21 Jun 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131656352
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothea Martha “Detta” Junkans Nielsen (14 Nov 1897–5 Jun 1981), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131656352, citing Redding Memorial Park, Redding, Shasta County, California, USA ; Maintained by SB°ancestry (contributor 47325517) .