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MINICK, Charles T.


Posted By: Patricia Baker (email)
Date: 11/7/2012 at 21:20:22

Handwritten on obituary clipping 27 July 1959 Mon.

Charles T. Minick Rites Here Tuesday.

Charles T. Minick, 61, of 717 North Avenue B died at 12:45 p.m. Saturday, July 25, 1959, in the Veterans Hospital in Iowa City. He had been seriously ill the past six weeks.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 9 a.m. in the St. James Catholic Church of which he was a member. Rosary will be held at 7:30 p.m. today at Jones Funeral Home. Friends may call at the funeral home until 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. The casket will not be open at the church. Burial will be in Elm Grove Cemetery. Military rites there will be conducted by the American Legion.

Mr. Minick was born Aug. 3, 1897 in Washington, a son of John J. and Catherine Lohberger Minick. He was educated in Washington and married Oct 25, 1925 at Jolie (sic), Ill., to Hilda Leah Richardson who died Oct. 8, 1950. On April 6, 1959 he was married in Washington to Mrs. Mary E. Hinshaw.

Mr. Minick was a brick mason. He was a member of the American Legion and the Moose lodge and was veteran of World War I. After entering service April 24, 1917, he trained at Camp Cody, New Mexico, and went overseas July 10, 1918. He was assigned to Co. E 116th infantry of the 42nd division and saw action at Chateau - Thierry, St. Mihiel and Meuse - Argonne. He was discharged May 13, 1919.

Survivors include his wife; three sons: John and Charles of Washington and Douglas of Wausau, Wis.; his mother, Mrs. J.J. Minick of Knoxville, Ill., three sisters: Mrs. C. C. Miller of Falls City, Nebr., Mrs Edward Nelson of Knoxville, Ill., and Mrs. Francis X. Downey of New York City; and two step-children: James Hinshaw of Camp Pendleton, Calif., and Mrs. Richard McNeill of Kenai, Alaska.


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