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Helen Lina Grunewald

Female 1903 - 2005  (101 years)


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  • Name Helen Lina Grunewald 
    Born 15 Apr 1903  Dale Twp., Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Census 15 Jun 1905  Dale Twp., Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    1905 Minnesota State 
    • Enumerated were ERNEST Grunewald M 33 W Ger-Ger-Ger Resident of MN 8 yr 2 mo Resident of ED 8 yr 2 mo Farmer; HELENA Grunewald F 25 W Russia-Russia-Russia Resident of MN 10 yrs 8 mo Residenet of ED 10 yr 8 mo Housekeeper; HENRY WOLF M 7 W Mn-Russia-Russia Resident of MN 7 yrs 6 mo Residenet of ED 7 yr 6 mo; ERNEST Grunewald M 5 W Mn-Ger-Russia Resident of MN 5yrs 6 mo Residenet of ED 5 yr 6 mo; FRANK Grunewald M 3 W Mn-Ger-Russia Resident of MN 3yrs 9 mo Residenet of ED 3 yr 9 mo; HELENA Grunewald F 2 W Mn-Ger-Russia Resident of MN 2 yrs 2 mo Residenet of ED 2 yr 2 mo; KATIE WOLF F 15 W Russia-Russia-Russia Resident of MN 13 yrs 8 mo Residenet of ED 13 yr 8 mo
    Census 20 Apr 1910  Dale Twp., Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    1910 US Federal 
    • in the Ernest Grunewald household. Enumerated were ERNEST Head M W 40 M2 4yr Ger-Ger-Ger 1893 Na Farmer Owned/Mortgaged Farm; KATHY Wife F W 21 M1 4yr 2/2 children living Russia-Russia-Russia 1890; ERNEST Son M W 11 S Mn-Ger-Russia; FRANK Son M W 8 S Mn-Ger-Russia; HELLEN Daughter F W 7 S Mn-Ger-Russia; WILHELM Son M W 4 S Mn-Ger-Russia; JOHNIE Son M W 3 S S Mn-Ger-Russia; IDA Daughter F W 2 S Mn-Ger-Russia.
    Census 30 Jan 1920  Dale Twp., Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    1920 US Federal 
    • in the Earnest Grunewald household. Enumerated were EARNEST Head Own/Mortgaged home M W 50 M 1891 Na 1898 Pommern-Pommern-Pommern Farmer; KATHRENA Wife F W 30 M 1892 Na 1898 South Russia-South Russia-South Russia; EARNEST Son M W 20 S Mn Pommern-South Russia Works Out; FRANK Son M W 18 S S Mn Pommern-South Russia Farm Laborer; HELENA Daughter F W 17 S Mn Pommern-South Russia Farm Work; WILLIAM Son M W 14 S Mn Pommern-South Russia; JOHN Son M W 13 S Mn Pommern-South Russia; IDA Daughter F W 11 S Mn Pommern-South Russia; LILLIAN Daughter F W 7 S Mn Pommern-South Russia; ABRAHAM Son M W 4 9/12 S Mn Pommern-South Russia; ANNA F Daughter F W 4/12 S Mn Pommern-South Russia
    Census 9 Apr 1930  Windom, Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    1930 US Federal 
    • in the Fred Davids household. Enumerated were FRED Head M W 33 M (at 26) Ia-Ia-Ia Machinst; HELEN Wife F W 25 M (at 19) Mn-Ger-Russia; DONA M. Daughter F W 7 S Mn-Ia-Mn; DARWIN F. Son M W 5 S Ia-Ia-Mn; WILLIAM GRUNEWALD Brother-In-Law M W 24 S Mn-Ger-Russia Night Man - Garage
    Died 24 Feb 2005  Windom, Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 1 Mar 2005  Lakeview Cemetery, Windom, Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Obituary 2 Mar 2005  Windom, Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Cottonwood County Citizen 
    • Helen Eggers
      Helen Eggers, 101, of Windom died Feb. 24, 2005, at Sogge Good Samaritan Center in Windom.
      Services were held Tuesday at First United Methodist Church in Windom with Rev. Art Miller officiating.
      Special music was provided by Deann Steele, organist; and
      Mike Foley, vocalist.
      Casketbearers were Klay Walinga, Steve Clark, Ed Grunewald, Neal Grunewald, Leo Bartosh and Ray Sartorius.
      Interment was at Lakeview Cemetery in Windom.
      LaCanne Family Funeral Service of Windom was in charge of
      the funeral arrangements.
      Helen Grunewald was born April 15, 1903, to Earnest and Helen (Wolf) Grunewald in Dale Township of Cottonwood County. She received her education in District 75 and Windom schools. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Windom.
      In 1922, Helen married Fred Davids of Sibley, Iowa. He died in 1970.
      In 1973, she married Roy Eggers, who died in 1979.
      Helen enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
      She also enjoyed sewing, gardening and cooking.
      For many years she was a volunteer at Sogge Good Samaritan Center, and was a member of the VFW Auxiliary, Bingham Lake Garden Club, Windom Senior Center Organization and Great Bend Lakes Ladies Aid.
      She also visited and entertained at Veteran?s homes and was a hospice care person.
      In 1985, Helen was named Outstanding County Senior Citizen and in 1996 received the Mayor?s Medal of Honor.
      In addition to her husbands, Helen was preceded in death by a son, Darwin Davids; a daughter, Dona Mae Lundeen; a son-in-law, Kenneth Lundeen; five brothers: John, Abe, Earnest Jr., Frank and Bill Grunewald; and three sisters: Hazel
      Grunewald, Alfreda Walton and Ida Conrad.
      Survivors include her daughter-in-law, Doris Davids of West Linn, Ore.; a step-grandson; two step-great-grandchildren; three step-great-great-grandchildren; four sisters: Lillian Baldwin of Seal Beach, Calif.; Frances Dyer of Altadena, Calif.; Violet Powers of Fresno, Calif.; and Avis Runyon of Lincoln, Neb.; and a niece, Mary Lou Walinga of Windom.
    Person ID I6034  Brendas Branches
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2014 

    Father Ernest E. Grunewald,   b. 25 Nov 1869, Felde, Ammerland, Niedersachsen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1931, Mountain Lake, Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Helena Wolf,   b. Cal 7 Mar 1879, , , , Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1905, Windom, Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 26 years) 
    Married 5 Feb 1899  Carson Twp., Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
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    Family ID F1961  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Fred Davids,   b. 16 Aug 1896, Holman, Osceola, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1970, , Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 1922  [1
    Children 
     1. Dona Mae Davids
     2. Darwin Fredrick Davids
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2014 
    Family ID F2056  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Roy Peter Eggers,   b. 27 Feb 1899, Traer, Tama, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1979, Bingham Lake, Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 6 Mar 1973  , Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2014 
    Family ID F1804  Group Sheet