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 Minerva Sophia Himmel

Minerva Sophia Himmel

Birth
Iroquois County, Illinois, USA
Death 2 Jun 1973 (aged 74)
Urbana, Champaign County, Illinois, USA
Burial Loda, Iroquois County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 6628096 · View Source
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The second of four children of Adam and Mary Ellen Zahn Himmel, Minerva was a high school senior when her sister Dorothy died suddenly. She passed the county test and took over her sister's place in the country school. Minerva taught in the Buckley area for 43 years, finally completing a degree from ISNU in 1954. She retired in 1962.

She was a member of the United Methodist church and had been a Sunday School teacher for many decades. She was a former member of the Eastern Star at Loda and a member of American Legion Auxiliary at Buckley.


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  • Created by: Rosetta
  • Added: 22 Jul 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6628096
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Minerva Sophia Himmel (12 Jan 1899–2 Jun 1973), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6628096, citing Pine Ridge Cemetery, Loda, Iroquois County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Rosetta (contributor 46558106) .