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Matthies, Helena Banman (1890-1954)
Mennonite Weekly Review obituary: 1954 Jul 15 p. 5
Birth date: 1890 July 13, Kansas
Death date: 1954 June 25, Idaho
text of obituary:
Former Ks. Resident Dies in Idaho
Aberdeen, Idaho. — Mrs. Ben H. Matthies, 63, passed away here Friday afternoon, June 25, and funeral services were held at the First Mennonite church Monday afternoon, June 28, with Rev. H. N. Harder in charge.
Mrs. Matthies was born at Lehigh, Kansas, her parents being Mr. and Mrs. Henry Banman. Baptized by Rev. Jacob Toews May 19, 1907, she became a member of the First Mennonite church in Newton. Here she was also married to Bernhard Matthies on Dec. 29, 1910.
The couple moved to Idaho in 1911 and homesteaded at Aberdeen. They have lived in Aberdeen since 1938. The husband and three children survive.
Mennonite Weekly Review obituary: 1954 Aug 5 p. 9
The Mennonite obituary: 1954 Aug 31 p. 544
MLA Personal Photos Collection
Daughter of Heinrich H. and Maria (Boese) Banman
Married Bernhard Herman Matthies 1910 December 29, Newton, Kansas
Bethel alumni note:
Bethel Academy student 1906-07, 1908-09
Individual -- c. 1908, Newton, Kansas
See Bernhard Matthies (1889-1974) for photo with husband
Franz Banman Gen. p. 21
Grandma Profile #88204
Find A Grave 57001257: "Lena Helen Matthies"