Notes for: Melva Berdine

From Ronny Bodine:

Melva Berdine, age 10, lived April 1910 with her parents in Rock Creek Township, Hancock County, Illinois. In Jan 1920, Malva Butler lived in Blue Earth County, Minnesota working as a restaurant waitress, while her husband, Donald, lived with his parents in Nashville Township, Martin County, Minnesota. In April 1930, Don and Malva Butler lived with their 3 children, Warren F. 9, Eldon G. 7 and Maurice D. 2, in Nashville Township engaged in farming. In the 1999 newspaper obituary of their son M. Don Butler, he is called the son of Donald and Melva Berdine Butler.

Burials in Oakland Cemetery, Fort Madison, Lee County, Iowa.
(For grave marker photos see Find A Grave Memorials Nos. 111655216 & 111655179)
Donald Emmons Butler PVT US Army World War I Nov 14 1893 Jun 9 1981
Melva B. Butler Wife of Donald E. Butler Sept 29 1899 Sept 18 1980

Children: Warren F. (c1921), Eldon G. (c1923), Maurice Donald (8 July 1927), Preston, Kathleen.