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Sylvia BIGNELL

Sylvia BIGNELL

Female 1923 - 2019  (95 years)

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  • Name Sylvia BIGNELL 
    Born 7 Mar 1923  Frankfort, Pepin, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    History Obituary - Sylvia Stewart, age 95, of Alma, passed away on Friday, March 1, 2019 at the American Lutheran Home in Mondovi. She was born on March 7, 1923 in Frankfort Township, Pepin County, Wisconsin; daughter of Buel and Etta Stewart Bignell. She attended Sunny Brook School for eight years and later worked as a housekeeper in the area.
    Sylvia was united in marriage to Gale Stewart on February 20, 1941 in Durand. They farmed in the Maiden Rock, Pepin, and Porcupine areas before moving to Kellogg, Minnesota in 1963. Gale passed away on February 6, 1978. Sylvia moved to Nelson in 1979 and later moved to Alma. She enjoyed crocheting, solving word puzzles and reading religious books. She was a member of Jehovah's Witness in Nelson. She loved her family and spending time with all of them. She will be deeply missed.
    Sylvia is survived by her six children, Roger (Margie) Stewart of Wheeler, Vivian Reinardy of Hastings, Minnesota, Maxine Stewart of Rockford, Illinois, Linda Lowenhagen of Alma, Ralph Stewart of Alma, and Helen (Charles) Koch of Alma; 14 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Helen Stewart of Red Wing, Minnesota; and many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gale Stewart; four daughters, infant Loretta Stewart, Barbara Biskupski, Debra Stewart, and Virginia Stewart; four sons, an infant boy, and Steven, Claire, and Gerald Stewart; two sons-in-law, Leander Reinardy and Gary Lowenhagen; parents, Buel and Etta Stewart Bignell; two sisters, Leotta Bignell and Velma Esping; and seven brothers, Fargo, Floyd, Lyle, Leonard, Lloyd, and infant twins, Howard and Harvey Bignell.
    A private family graveside service will be held for Sylvia at a later date. Goodrich Funeral Home, Durand is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be shared at www.goodrichfh.com. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Sylvia Stewart please visit our Sympathy Store. 
    Died 1 Mar 2019  American Luther Home, Mondovi, Buffalo, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Aft 1 Mar 2019  Porcupine Cemetery, Frankfort, Pepin, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I47899  Reid Family | David's side of the family
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2019 

    Father Buel Byron BIGNELL,   b. 25 Aug 1880, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1961  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Etta STEWART,   b. 6 Feb 1891, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1982, Arkansaw, Pepin, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married Abt 1909  Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Headstones
    Bignell, Buel B.-1880 & Etta (HS)
    Bignell, Buel B.-1880 & Etta (HS)
    Family ID F1239  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Galen STEWART,   b. 14 Nov 1912, Pepin Co., Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1978, Kellogg, Wabasha, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married Abt 1945 
    Headstones
    Stewart, Galen-1912 & Sylvia-1923 (HS)
    Stewart, Galen-1912 & Sylvia-1923 (HS)
    Last Modified 27 Aug 2013 
    Family ID F32312  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Mar 1923 - Frankfort, Pepin, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Mar 2019 - American Luther Home, Mondovi, Buffalo, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 1 Mar 2019 - Porcupine Cemetery, Frankfort, Pepin, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Bignell, Sylvia-1923
    Bignell, Sylvia-1923

  • Sources 
    1. [S240] United States Federal Census, Frankfort, Pepin, Wisconsin; Enumeration District #46-4, Pg. 7A.

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