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 Mina <I>Simpson</I> Bjelke

Mina Simpson Bjelke

Birth
Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah, USA
Death 23 Nov 1958 (aged 79)
Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah, USA
Burial Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah, USA
Plot A_166_3_7
Memorial ID 140052 · View Source
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Mrs. Mina Simpson Bjelke, 79, died at her home in Mt. Pleasant following a long illness.
She was born in Mt. Pleasant, a daughter of pioneer parents, Nans Y, and Caroline Mead Simpson, October 16, 1879. She received her education in local schools. A member of the LDS church, she was active in the auxiliaries, serving as a Sunday School teacher, a Relief Society visiting teacher for twenty years, and a class leader in the Relief Society. She was a member and former director of the Mt. Pleasant Pioneer Historical Association, and was a member and former captain of Daughters of Utah Pioneers, also historian for the Sanpete DUP. She compiled many histories of local people for the DUP and wrote the history of Mt. Pleasant for the Sanpete County DUP book, "These Our Fathers."
She married J. Axtell Bjelke in Mt. Pleasant Oct. 12, 1905, on the occasion of her parents Golden Wedding Anniversary.
Surviving are her husband; a son and two daughters, Donald S. Bjelke, Payette, Idaho; Mrs. Marlen J. (Mary) Cloward, Mt. Pleasant; Mrs. William J. (Wilma) Pyper, Wells, Nevada; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.



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  • Maintained by: Love My Ancestors
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 140052
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mina Simpson Bjelke (16 Oct 1879–23 Nov 1958), Find A Grave Memorial no. 140052, citing Mount Pleasant City Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Love My Ancestors (contributor 47233390) .