Ardyce Lucille <I>Hinsvark</I> Gilbert

Ardyce Lucille Hinsvark Gilbert

Minnesota, USA
Death 13 Feb 2002 (aged 78)
Brookings, Brookings County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Gary, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 24191713 · View Source
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Ardyce Gilbert
Ardyce Lucille Gilbert was born May 27, 1923, to Jacob and Clara (Moen) Hinsvark at Martenville, Minnesota. She died February 13, 2002, at the United Retirement Center in Brookings, South Dakota.
Ardyce grew up in Gary, South Dakota, and graduated from Gary High School in 1940. She started a hamburger shop in Gary. It was at the hamburger shop where she first met the love of her life, Paul Tomar Gilbert. Ardyce and Paul stayed in contact while he was in the Navy during World War II and were married January 24,l943 in Reno, Nevada. After the war, the couple moved back to a farm just west of Gary. Paul died in March of 1950.
Ardyce graduated from South Dakota State University with a bachelor's degree, and accepted a teaching position at Scotland High School. In 1965, she moved back to Brookings and worked part-time at SDSU and helped revise the Home Economics curriculum. Ardyce became head of the Home Economics department in 1969. She obtained her PH.D. from Iowa State University in 1972 and became Dean of Home Economics in 1974.
Ardyce maintained close involvement with the Brookings PEO, charitable organizations, wrote the American Home Economics Association History, and was selected as South Dakota Mother Of The Year In Education.
Survivors include two sons: Carl (Teresa) Gilbert, of Severna Park, Maryland, and Tom (Vicki) Gilbert, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; two grandchildren: Paul (Julie) Gilbert, of Burnsville, Minnesota, and Jim (Bridget) Gilbert, of Denver, Colorado; a sister, Margaret (Leroy) Saltee, of Lake Cochrane, South Dakota; a brother, Kenneth (Madeline) Hinsvark, of Palm Springs, California; a sister-in-law, Jackie Hinsvark; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Paul; three sisters: Berniece Stuerman, Lillian Hinsvark, and Inez Hinsvark; and a brother, Art Hinsvark.
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  • Created by: Roger Baer
  • Added: 26 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24191713
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ardyce Lucille Hinsvark Gilbert (27 May 1923–13 Feb 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24191713, citing Grandview Cemetery, Gary, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Roger Baer (contributor 46848553) .