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 Laura E. <I>Timm</I> Bothun

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Laura E. Timm Bothun

Obituary: Echo Press, October 4, 1985, Alexandria, Minnesota
Laura Bothun
Laura Emma Bothun was born in MIltona, Minnesota on December 29, 1900, the daughter of Herman and Emma (Zunker) Timm. She attended grade school in rural west Miltona. Laura married Joseph Bothun on November 18, 1924, at Miltona, Minnesota. After their marriage they lived in Minneapolis until 1930 when they moved to MIltona, Minnesota. IN 1937 the Bothuns moved to Nelson, Minnesota, which was their home until 1978 when Mr. Bothun died. Laura moved to Knute Nelson Memorial Home in 1979 where she has lived until the time of her death.
Laura died on Monday, September 23, 1985. She is survived by one son, Rodney S. Bothun of Calexico, California; one grandson Richard, also of Calexico, California; two sisters: Mrs. Robert (Agnes) Henning of Miltona; Mrs. Paul (Clara) Lemke of Alexandria; one brother, Emil Timm of St. Paul, Minnesota. She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph, two grandsons, one sister and two brothers.
Funeral service was held on Friday, September 27, 1985, 11:00 a.m. at Our Saviour's Lutheran church, Nelson, Minnesota, with Rev. Loren Spaulding and Rev. Magnus Peterson officiating. The soloist, Doris Bradley was accompanied by Beverly Steuck.
Pallbearers were Harland Lemke, Darrel Timm, Timothy Timm, Richard Timm, Donald Leatherman and Duane Kaufman.
Interment was at Nelson Cemetery, Nelson, Minnesota. Services were directed by the Anderson Funeral home.

1940 census

name: Lena E Bothun
titles & terms:
event: Census
event year: 1940
event place: Nelson, Nelson Village, Douglas, Minnesota, United States
gender: Female
age: 39
marital status: Married
race (original):
race (standardized): White
relationship to head of household (original):
relationship to head of household (standardized): Wife
birthplace: Minnesota
estimated birth year: 1901
residence in 1935: Rural, Douglas, Minnesota
enumeration district number: 21-29
family number: 16
sheet number and letter: 1B
line number: 49
nara publication number: T627
nara roll number: 1919
digital folder number: 005454956
image number: 00887
Household Gender Age Birthplace
head Joseph S Bothun M 41 Minnesota
wife Lena E Bothun F 39 Minnesota
son Rodney Bothun M 13 Minnesota

See her husband Joseph Bothun's findagrave listing,linked below for more information.

ON the 1910 census with her parents:

name: Laura Timm
birthplace: Minnesota
relationship to head of household: Daughter
residence: Miltona, Douglas, Minnesota
marital status: Single
race : White
gender: Female
immigration year:
father's birthplace: Wisconsin
mother's birthplace: Germany
family number: 26
page number: 2
Household Gender Age Birthplace
self Herman Timm M 33y Wisconsin
wife Emma Timm F 35y Germany
dau Laura Timm F 9y Minnesota
son Albert Timm M 7y Minnesota
dau Leola Timm F 6y Minnesota
son Emil Timm M 4y Minnesota
dau Agnes Timm F 1y Minnesota
dau Clara Timm F y 4m Minnesota
John Long M 23y Germany

Her father Herman was born in Wisconsin but his parents were born in Germany.
name: Herman Timm
birthplace: Wisconsin
relationship to head of household: Self
residence: Miltona, Douglas, Minnesota
marital status: Married
race : White
gender: Male
immigration year:
father's birthplace: Germany
mother's birthplace: Germany
family number: 26

Her mother Emma Zunker Timm was born in Germany. Immigration, 1880.

Family Members

Gravesite Details Spouse: Joseph Bothun





  • Created by: Rose
  • Added: 7 Oct 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 98447056
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Laura E. Timm Bothun (29 Dec 1900–23 Oct 1985), Find A Grave Memorial no. 98447056, citing Nelson Cemetery, Nelson, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Rose (contributor 47954131) .