MINA THIELMAN obituary
CHESTER - Mina May Thielman, 96, died peacefully in her sleep on Monday, June 2, 2003.
A funeral service will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Chester with burial following at the Chester Cemetery.
Mina was born in Mildred, Minn., to Claude and Ella Mae (Porter) Ames on May 23, 1907. When Mina was a child, her family moved to Hannah, Alberta, Canada, and she began her early education there. When she was 10, the family moved to Lothair, where her father operated a livery stable. She continued her schooling there, then transferred to Galata High School, where she compl...