LYON COUNTY GENEALOGY
MINNIE HELENA THIESSEN
Minnie was born on March 28, 1893 to Frank and Anna Thiessen in Larchwood, Iowa.
At the age of 16, Minnie joined her Grandmother in Keystone for dressmaking instruction. When Minnie was 18 years old, she went by train to Long Beach, California where she sewed clothes alterations for 25 years.
Minnie moved back to Lester to live with her parents when World War II broke out. She was proud of her garden and loved flowers and cats.
She now resides at the Health Centre in Rock Rapids at the age of ninety-three.