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Minnie Best 1896-1980


Posted By: Sharon Elijah (email)
Date: 10/26/2023 at 07:37:16

April 10, 1980 - The Tipton Conservative

Last rites for Minnie Best, 83, were held at Durant April 7 with the Rev. Jerome Egel officiating. Burial was in the Durant cemetery. Pallbearers were Fred Gruemmer, Leo Schult, Daryl and Kevin Best, Gary Mehrens, Wayne F. and Richard Kraft and Jerry Voelkers.

Mrs. Best died at a Davenport hospital April 4.

The daughter of John and Weibka Nielsen, she was born near Durant Nov. 1, 1896. She was married to Fred Best Dec. 4, 1918. He died in 1962. Mrs. Best was a member of the Durant Senior Citizens.

She is survived by 2 sons, Elmer and Melvin, Both of Stockton; 4 daughters, Mrs. Lester (Elvera) Mehrens, Walcott; Mrs. Lester (Erma) Wichelmann and Mrs. Raymond (Marlene) Gradin, both of Davenport and Mrs. Wayne (Valarie) Kraft, Muscatine; 18 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, a brother, a sister and 2 grandchildren.


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