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Dorothy Roxanna BIGNELL

Female 1919 - 1980  (61 years)


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  • Name Dorothy Roxanna BIGNELL 
    Born 11 Jan 1919  Frankfort, Pepin, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Health Died of cancer. 
    History Glenn Bignell’s research lists her birth year as 1916, but the 1920 census has her listed as only 11/12’s year old, making the year 1919. SSDI states card issued in Minnesota before 1951.
    Obituary - Interment services were held Saturday, Sept 13, in Council Bluffs, Iowa for Mrs. Dorothy Holmstrom, 61. She died Tuesday, September 9, after an extended illness while visiting at Evansville, Indiana. The former Dorothy Bignell was born Jan. 11, 1919, at Durand, a daughter of Russell and Anna Bignell. She was graduated in 1937 from Durand High School and in 1939 from Calhoun Business College of Minneapolis.
    She was married in 1940 to Thomas Byrne in St. Paul, Minnesota. He died in 1972. They became the parents of six children: Janet L. Diaz of Columbia, South America, Roger T. Byrne of Excelsior, Minnesota, Susan M. Wilson of Evansville, Indiana, Carol R. Smetana of Omaha, Nebraska, James Byrne of Minneapolis, Minnesota and Daniel Byrne of Council Bluffs, Iowa.
    Remarriage with Verner Holmstrom of Mount Vernon, Washington occurred Jan. 12, 1979. Surviving with the husband and children are three stepsons, Jerry, Daryle and Gregory, and one stepdaughter, Viola, of Mount Vernon, Washington, her mother, Mrs. Anna Bignell of Durand, one sister, Mrs. Ruth Anderson of Santa Barbara, California, one brother, Glenn Bignell of Durand, and eight grandchildren. 
    Social Security Number 468-12-5359 
    Buried Abt Sep 1980  Saint Joseph Cemetery, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 9 Sep 1980  Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I1777  Reid Family | David's side of the family, Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2013 

    Father Russell Arthur BIGNELL,   b. 23 Nov 1889, Pepin Co., Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1955, St. Benedict’s Community Hospital, Durand, Pepin, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Anna Lesette REINHARDT,   b. 3 Nov 1891, Nelson, Buffalo, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1986, Chippewa Valley Hospital, Durand, Pepin, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 9 Dec 1917  Durand, Pepin, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F76  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Thomas Aloysius BYRNE,   b. 20 Apr 1914, New York, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1972, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married Abt 1940  St. Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
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    Headstones
    Byrne, Thomas A.-1914 & Dorothy R. (HS)
    Byrne, Thomas A.-1914 & Dorothy R. (HS)
    Family ID F1255  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Verner Alfred HOLMSTROM,   b. 10 Mar 1904, Leadville, Lake, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1989, Skagit Co., Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married Abt 1978 
    Family ID F36958  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Jan 1919 - Frankfort, Pepin, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1940 - St. Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Abt Sep 1980 - Saint Joseph Cemetery, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Sep 1980 - Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S202] Social Security Death Index (SSDI).

    2. [S239] United States Federal Census, Frankfort, Pepin, Wisconsin; Enumeration District #147, Pg. 3A.

    3. [S240] United States Federal Census, Durand, Pepin, Wisconsin; Enumeration District #46-2, Pg. 12A.

    4. [S241] United States Federal Census, Durand, Pepin, Wisconsin; Enumeration District #46-2, Pg. 15A.