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Family: Dale Irwin Thornburg/Melba Esther Ristinen (F8135)

m. 15 Jan 1947


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  • Father | Male
    Dale Irwin Thornburg

    Born  11 Oct 1925  Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  24 Jan 1987  Van Buren County Hospital, Keosauqua, Van Buren County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  27 Jan 1987  Hillsboro Cemetery, Salem Township, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  15 Jan 1947  [1, 2]  Menahga, Wadena County, Minnesota  [1, 2] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Lloyd Earl Thornburg | F414 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Anna Ada Berry | F414 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Melba Esther Ristinen

    Born  14 Jun 1927  Menahga, Wadena County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  31 May 1989  University Hospitals, Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  3 Jun 1989  Hillsboro Cemetery, Salem Township, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Aapeli "Abel" Ristinen | F17600 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Anna Elina Kuukasjarvi | F17600 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Carol Ann Thornburg

    Born     
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  Ronald D. Harper | F17598 
    Married     

    Child 2 | Female
    Karen Melba Thornburg

    Born     
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  Dwight Lee Stanley | F17599 
    Married     

    Child 3 | Male
    Stanley Dale "Stan" Thornburg

    Born     
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  Anna Jean (Unknown) | F17607 
    Married     

    Child 4 | Male
    Leroy Kevin Thornburg

    Born     
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  Linda May (Unknown) | F17608 
    Married     

  • Notes  Headstone Photograph:
    • Dale Irwin and Melba E. (Risimen?) Thornburg's grave is located at the Hillsboro Cemetery in Henry County, Iowa. The epitaph on the stone is: "Thornburg. Melba E., June 14, 1927 - May 31, 1989; Dale I., October 11, 1925 - January 24, 1987"

    Newspaper Article:
    • ENTERTAIN GROUP AT LOWELL

      Lowell (IA) -- Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Thornburg entertained a group of relatives in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Thornburg and Carol Ann of Wisconsin Sunday; Mr. and Mrs. Myron Thornburg, Walter and Betty Lee of Wapello, Mr. and Mrs. La Vern Thornburg and Rosana of Danville, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Thornburg and Kathleen Ann of Burlington, Mr. Herbert Berry and Janet of Burlington, Mary Berry, Harold, Edward, and Duane Thornburg, Mrs. Alpha Thornburg. Afternoon callers were Mr. and Mrs. Art Ristine and son of Ft. Madison.

    Residence:
    • Her brother, Arnold's obituary stated this was "Prescott," but there apparently is no such town in Minnesota.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3376] Thornburg, Melba Esther (Ristinen) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, June 1, 1989; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S3377] Thornburg, Dale Irwin - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, January 25, 1987; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).