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Alta Mamie VanKirk

Alta Mamie VanKirk

Female 1887 - 1989  (102 years)


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  • Name Alta Mamie VanKirk 
    Born 26 Apr 1887  Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Buried Oct 1989  Evergreen Cemetery, Red Oak, Montgomery, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Alta Mamie VanKirk Jones

      Birth: Apr. 26, 1887
      Champaign
      Champaign County
      Illinois, USA
      Death: Oct. 12, 1989
      Red Oak
      Montgomery County
      Iowa, USA

      ALTA M. HILDING, 102
      Services for Alta Mamie Hilding, 102, Red Oak, Montgomery County, Iowa, were Monday at Nelson-Boylan Funeral Chapel, Red Oak, Iowa, with Dr. Scott Woodworth officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery, Red Oak, Iowa. She died Thursday, October 12, 1989 at Vista Gardens Care Center, Red Oak, Montgomery County, Iowa, following a brief illness.
      Mrs. Hilding was born April 26, 1887, in Champaign, Illinois, to Arthur and Mary Van Kirk. She married John Jones January 3, 1904 in Coburg, Iowa. Following the death of her first husband, she married Lee Hilding November 7, 1945 in Topeka, Kansas. She came to Red Oak, Iowa by covered wagon in 1897 from Illinois and she moved with her family to Minnesota and Missouri before moving back to Red Oak. He was a homemaker and a member of the Methodist Church. She had been a resident of Vista Gardens for 1 1/2 months.
      Survivors include six sons, Lee Jones of Topeka, Illinois, Delmont Jones of Buffalo, Missouri, and Kenneth Jones, Chester Jones, Junior Jones, and Wally Jones, all of Red Oak, Iowa; two daughter, Bonnie Abbott of Stanton, Iowa, and Naomi Spittler of Tunas, Missouri; two step-sons, Oscar Hilding of Shenandoah, Iowa and Carl Hilding of Clinton; one step-daughter, Alice Bailey of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; 38 grandchildren, 151 great-grandchildren, 116 great-great-grandchildren, 7 great-great-great grandchildren, one brother, Walter Van Kirk of California; and three sisters, Lena Porter of Springfield, Missouri, Pearl Summers of Estherville, Iowa, and Ruth Cass of Long Beach California.
      Information found in The Red Oak Express, October 1989.


      Family links:
      Parents:
      Arthur Chas VanKirk (1848 - 1899)
      Mary Ann Amrhein Pickett (1862 - 1939)

      Spouses:
      Swan Able Lee Hilding (1889 - 1975)
      John Martin Jones (1878 - 1943)*

      Children:
      Nora Irene Jones Abbott (1904 - 1944)*
      Orlo LeRoy Jones (1906 - 1992)*
      Riley Elwood Jones (1907 - 1928)*
      Bonnie Cecil Marguertte Jones Abbott (1909 - 2006)*
      Kenneth Martin Jones (1911 - 1993)*
      Chester Edwin Darrell Jones (1913 - 1996)*
      Naomi Pauline Crystal Jones Spittler (1915 - 1996)*
      Delmont Wentworth R. K. Jones (1922 - 2004)*
      Jack Wilber Milton Jones (1923 - 1988)*
      John Wilfaun VanKirk Jones (1926 - 2007)*

      Burial:
      Evergreen Cemetery
      Red Oak
      Montgomery County
      Iowa, USA
      Plot: ROJ 323-2
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    John Martin Jones 1878-1949 & Alta Mamie VanKirk Jones Hilding 1887-1989
    John Martin Jones 1878-1949 & Alta Mamie VanKirk Jones Hilding 1887-1989
    Plot: Plot: ROJ 323-2
    Died 12 Oct 1989  Red Oak, Montgomery, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 102 years 
    Person ID I13552  Our Family
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2013 

    Family Ancestors John Martin Jones,   b. 19 Apr 1878, Gentryville, Gentry, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1943, Coburg, Montgomery, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 3 Jan 1904 
    Children 
    +1. Nora Irene Jones,   b. 4 Nov 1904, Coburg, Montgomery, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1944, Nebraska City, Otoe, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
    Family2. Jack Wilber Milton Jones,   b. 23 Sep 1923, Coburg, Montgomery, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1988, Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Family3. Bonnie Cecil Marguertte Jones,   b. 11 Aug 1909, Coburg, Montgomery, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 2006, Red Oak, Montgomery, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F5126  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Oct 1989 - Evergreen Cemetery, Red Oak, Montgomery, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S100] Find A Grave, Created by: Marty & Harley Record added: Mar 19, 2010 Find A Grave Memorial# 49921628 (Reliability: 3), 2 Apr 2013.