1889 - 1996 (106 years)
||Minnie DeVantier |
||18 Jul 1889
||Effingham, Illinois, United States
||5 Jun 1996
||Effingham, Illinois, United States 
||8 Jun 1996
||Altamont, Effingham, Illinois, United States
Blue Point Lutheran Cemetery
- Herald & Review (Decatur, IL) - June 7, 1996
Minnie Soltwedel, 106, of Effingham died 10:10 P.M. Wednesday (June 5, 1996) in Lakeland Health Care Center, Effingham. Services will be 1:30 P.M. Saturday in Johnson Funeral Home, Effingham, with visitation 6 to 8 P.M. Friday. Burial will be in Blue Point Lutheran Cemetery, rural Altamont. Memorials: donor's choice. Mrs. Soltwedel was born July 18, 1889, in Effingham County, the daughter of Gustav and Augusta Schmiedeberg DeVantier. She was a homemaker and a member of St. John's Lutheran Church of Effingham. She married Louis Soltwedel in 1908 in Altamont. He died in 1949. Surviving are her sons, Orville Soltwedel of Effingham; daughters, Dorothy Wenthe, Laura Hill and Mamie Ewald, all of Effingham; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, two brothers and four sisters.
||3 Jul 2015 |
||Gustavus A. DeVantier, b. 12 Mar 1863, Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States , d. 1 Sep 1942, Shobonier, Fayette, Illinois, United States (Age 79 years) |
||Auguste Schmeidberg, b. 13 Sep 1867, Bergholz, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany , d. 13 Feb 1901, Altamont, Effingham, Illinois, United States (Age 33 years) |
||29 Aug 1886
||Altamont, Effingham, Illinois, United States 
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
- [S59] Leah Heiden.
- [S18] Illinois Marriage Index, Lic # 00001960.