Nilla May Thomas

Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota, USA
Death 13 Feb 1929 (aged 23)
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Gary, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 24189847 · View Source
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Nilla May Thomas:
Nilla May Thomas, daughter of Lester E. and Nellie May Thomas, was born in Florida Township, Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota, on October 20, 1905. She died at Abbot Hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on February 13, 1929.
Nilla May grew to young womanhood on her parents' farm in her native township. She attended grade school in a one-room country schoolhouse near her home and latter graduated from Canby, Minnesota, High School with the class of 1923. In the fall of that year she entered the School of Nursing in the University of Minnesota. Three years later she completed her nursing education and received an R.N. degree. She practiced her profession in the city of Minneapolis until the time of her death, which resulted from complications following an injury suffered some time earlier during a toboggan accident.
The funeral for Nilla May was held at the Methodist Church at Gary. She was survived by her parents, sisters Gladys C. Lohr and Vera L. Thomas, and brothers Chester and Russell Berwin. She was proceeded in death by three brothers.
Submitted by George Lohr

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  • Created by: Roger Baer
  • Added: 26 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24189847
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Nilla May Thomas (20 Oct 1905–13 Feb 1929), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24189847, citing Grandview Cemetery, Gary, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Roger Baer (contributor 46848553) .