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Alma Josefine Monson

Alma Josefine Monson

Female 1900 - 1989  (88 years)

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  • Name Alma Josefine Monson 
    Born 30 Dec 1900  Cashton, Monroe, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Baptism Lutheran Church, Portland Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Secretary, then Practical Nurse  [2
    Died 24 Jun 1989  Community Memorial Hospital, Winona, Winona, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Rushford Lutheran Cemetery, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Alma J. Eggen, 88, of Winona Rt. 3, died Saturday (June 24, 1989) at Community Memorial Hospital. She was born Dec. 30, 1900 in Monroe County, Wis., to John H. and Ida Johnson Monson. The married Ambrose I. Eggen in Rushford. He died in August 1932. She was a graduate of the Wisconsin Business University and the Winona General Hospital licensed practical nursing program. Survivors include four sons, John of Scottsdale, Ariz., Douglas of Sebastian, Fla., R. Matthew of Los Angeles and E. Allen of Redding, Calif., one daughter Elaine L. Datta of Winona, 14 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. One daughter, three grandchildren, four sisters and three brothers have died. No services have yet been scheduled. Burial will be in Rushford Lutheran Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Minnesota Heart Association.

      Alma attended high school in Sparta WI then attended secretarial school in LaCrosse WI. She worked in woolen mill in Rushford MN where she met and married Ambrose Eggen in 1921. She left Rushford in 1942 and lived in LaCrosse WI working as a secretary. Later she attended school for practical nursing in Winona MN. She practiced in Chicago and then Los Angeles CA. She retired to Winona MN and lived there about 10 years before she died.

      1940 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Rushford, Alma Eggen, 39, widow, education H4, born WI, saleslady dress co., worked 4 weeks, wages $5, son John, 18, education H4, born MN, paper boy paper route, worked 36 weeks, wages $208, daughter Elaine, 16, education H2, born WI, son Douglas, 14, education 8, born MN, son Allan, 13, education 6, born MN, son Mathew, 11, education 5, born MN, daughter Joan, 9, education 2, born MN [1, 3, 4]
    Person ID I12525  Mindrum
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2014 

    Father John Nicholai Monson,   b. 8 May 1861, Vernon Co., Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1944, Cashton, Monroe, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Ida C. Johnson,   b. 31 Mar 1864, Vernon Co., Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1951, Portland, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 11 Nov 1889  Lutheran Church, Portland Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8597  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ambrose Ingvald Eggen,   b. 17 Dec 1879, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1932, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 4 Mar 1921  Winona, Winona, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. John Robert Eggen,   b. 2 Jan 1922, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1998, Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Elaine Lavalle Eggen,   b. 9 May 1923, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 2016, Winona, Winona, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     3. Douglas Ambrose Eggen,   b. 30 Apr 1925, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 2012, Vero Beach, Indian River, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     4. Edgar Allan "Al" Eggen,   b. 21 Feb 1927, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 2004, Redding, Shasta, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     5. Roswell Matthew Eggen,   b. 29 Dec 1928, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 2009, Winona, Winona, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     6. Joan Virginia Eggen,   b. 4 Jan 1931, La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1968, Yolo, Yolo, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
    Photos
    Eggen, Ambrose and Alma family home, Rushford, Minnesota
    Eggen, Ambrose and Alma family home, Rushford, Minnesota
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F8596  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Eggen, Ambrose family
    Eggen, Ambrose family
    Monson, Alma
    Monson, Alma
    Monson, Alma
    Monson, Alma
    Eggen, Alma Monson
    Eggen, Alma Monson
    Eggen family at Rushford Lutheran Cemetery
    Eggen family at Rushford Lutheran Cemetery
    Alma, Elsie, Doug, Al, John, Elaine Datta, Matt, Bob Datta
    Eggen, Alma and Joan
    Eggen, Alma and Joan

    Headstones
    Eggen, Alma
    Eggen, Alma

  • Sources 
    1. [S888] Alma Eggen obituary, Tri-County Record, 29 Jun 1989.

    2. [S889] Douglas Eggen, son.

    3. [S897] Douglas Eggen, Personal Knowlege.

    4. [S6583] 1940 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Rushford, Enum. Dist. 23-31, sheet 8B.

    5. [S7807] Ambrose Eggen obituary, Winona Republican Herald, 24 Aug 1932.