The Winona Daily News, 14 Apr 1959

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The Winona Daily News, 14 Apr 1959 - Wabasha a a Boyum, son of car Winona Deaths...
Wabasha a a Boyum, son of car Winona Deaths Mrs. Joseph Watkins Mrs. Joseph Watkins, 64, 57tt 5th St., died at 7 p.m. Monday the Winona General Hospital she had been a patient for time. Mrs. Watkins, the former Grace Muir, was born in Minneapolis 25, 1894, but had lived a major part of her lifi in Winona. She the daughter of the late Dr. Mrs. .Edwin S. Muir. Her father was once mayor of Winona. Her husband was the son of late Paul Watkins, president of J. R. Watkins Co. She attended the University of Minnesota, where she was a member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority, and was graduated from Winona State College. She taught English in .the junior and senior high schools i n Winona visor of English in the Phelps ior High School, WSC, until her marriage to Mr. Watkins Dec. 1934. She resided in the East until the death of her husband Aug. 1948, when she returned to Minnesota. Mrs. Watkins was a life : of the Winona Slate College ni Association and the Winona ' County Historical Society. She was a member of the Winona Flower and Garden Club, the Woman's Art Class, (lie Wiuoria Old Settlers Association and the League of Minnesota Poets. For many years, she was engaged engaged in editorial work, and she also .served ;is executive director] of the Winona County Historical ciely from November 1956 unti February 1958, when she resigned! because of ill health. ' d i e d She is survived by a brother Edwin C. Muir, Tacoma, Wash., and a sister Mrs. Donald F. ( ion) McConnon. .\finneapolis An- Miss other brother. Dr. Walter F. Browns Valley, Minn., died in s . k __ IM _ ccmber 1938. Funeral sen ices will be at St. Paul's Episcopal Church Wednes- day at 10:3fl_a.m.. the Rev. ; Goodrcid officiating. Arrangments are being completed at the u - - Thursday and at St. celt-Abraham Funeral H o m e. There will be no visitation hour?. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. The family prefers memorials, memorials, j

Clipped from The Winona Daily News14 Apr 1959, TuePage 11

The Winona Daily News (Winona, Minnesota)14 Apr 1959, TuePage 11
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