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Tweet, Mabel M. (Istad) -- 1899 - 1985


Posted By: Connie Ellis (email)
Date: 3/9/2011 at 16:29:54

SOURCE: Waukon, Iowa WAUKON DEMOCRAT, September 5, 1985
Contributor: Connie Ellis (Not related)

Mabel M. Tweet, age 86, of Waukon, Iowa, died Tuesday, September 3, 1985 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon, Iowa. Funeral services will be Friday, September 6 at 1:30 p.m. from Big Canoe Lutheran Church, rural Decorah, Iowa of which she was a member. The Rev. Steve Jensen will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Martin Funeral Home of Waukon, Iowa is in charge of arrangements.

Mabel was born May 24, 1899 in Winneshiek County, Iowa to John and Mary (Halverson) Istad. She was educated in Winneshiek County schools and was a member of church groups. She married Charles Tweet on June 2, 1915 in Decorah, Iowa. He died in October 1960.

She is preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Virgil Unertl, and brothers and sisters, Ida, Amelia, Della, Nora, Arthur Istad, and John Istad.

She is survived by her children, Herman Tweet of Waukon, Iowa, Durwin Tweet of Decorah, Iowa, Elwood Tweet of Perris, California, and Mrs. Robert (Mildred) Broderick of Vernon, Florida; 13 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, and 11 great-great grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Etta Lund of Decorah, Iowa.


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