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Myrtle Marian Pete James

Myrtle Marian Pete James

Female 1913 - 1962  (49 years)

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  • Name Myrtle Marian Pete James  [1
    Born 9 Jan 1913  Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Died 13 May 1962  Winona, Winona, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 6
    • Cause: stroke
    Buried 17 May 1962  Oak Grove Cemetery, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7
    Notes 
    • Mrs. Alfred Roppe, 49, 4746 5th St., Goodview died Sunday at 10:45 a.m. at Winona General Hospital. She had been ill one day. The former Myrtle James, she was born Jan. 9, 1913 at Rushford, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George James. She had lived here 11 years and prior to that in Rushford. She was a member of the Episcopal church at Rushford and was married Oct. 14, 1944. Surviving are: Her husband, her father of Houston, one son, Rockwell, 6; one daughter, Kristie, 11; one brother, Lester, Rushford, and one sister; Mrs. Karl (Harriet) Hursa, Janesville, Wis. Her mother and one brother have died. A service will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Rushford Episcopal Church with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery. The Rev. Marvin A. Nordmier will officiate. Friends may call at the church after 1 p.m. Thursday. Jensen Funeral Home, Rushford, is making arrangements.

      Myrtle James, nickname "Pete", motto Why worry-- another day tomorrow.
      Basketball 2,3
      X. Y. Z., 1,2,3
      Class Play 3,4
      District One Act Play 2
      Glee Cllub 1,2,3,4
      Annual 3
      Class Secretary 2

      Alternate date of death: 14 May 1962 [7, 8, 9]
    Person ID I13187  Mindrum
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2014 

    Father George Harvey James,   b. 3 Apr 1879, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1964, Houston, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Christina Kristi Colbenson,   b. 29 Jan 1884, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1959, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 14 Oct 1908  Preston, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Family ID F9158  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alfred Gehardt Roppe,   b. 18 Oct 1913, Spring Grove, Houston, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1970, Winona, Winona, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 14 Oct 1944  [2
    Children 
     1. Kristi Kay Roppe,   b. 27 Feb 1951, Winona, Winona, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1984, La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     2. Rockwell James Roppe,   b. 11 Oct 1955, Winona, Winona, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 2011, Goodview, Winona, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2002 
    Family ID F9160  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    James, Myrtle with Catharine James and Dorothy Eggen
    James, Myrtle with Catharine James and Dorothy Eggen
    James, George family
    James, George family
    Myrtle, Harriet, George, Harvey James outside James home in Rushford, Minnesota
    James, George children
    James, George children
    Harriet, Lester, Myrtle James
    James, George children
    James, George children
    Harvey, Myrtle, Harriet James
    James, Lester and Marian Johnson wedding day
    James, Lester and Marian Johnson wedding day
    Myrtle James, Marian Johnson, Lester (Snook) James, unknown
    Roppe, Myrtle James
    Roppe, Myrtle James

    Headstones
    Roppe, Myrtle James
    Roppe, Myrtle James

  • Sources 
    1. [S349] Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002, www.ancestry.com.

    2. [S1033] Myrtle James Roppe obituary, Tri-County Record, 24 May 1962, p. 1.

    3. [S6395] Minnesota, Births and Christenings Index, 1840-1980, www.ancestry.com.

    4. [S111] Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002, www.ancestry.com.

    5. [S8160] Fillmore County Birth Records, 1870-1921, Fillmore County Historical Society, Fountain, Minnesota.

    6. [S8142] Emmanuel Episcopal Church Records, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota, Cause.

    7. [S8142] Emmanuel Episcopal Church Records, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota, Book 3, Burials, page 116.

    8. [S6426] Myrtle Roppe obituary, Winona Daily News, 14 May 1962.

    9. [S7767] The Valley Legend 1931, Rushford High School Class Yearbook.

    10. [S5280] Minnesota Marriages, 1849-1950, www.familysearch.org.