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Zindel, Irene Rock, 1917-



  • Existence: 1917-


Irene Rock Zindel was born in 1917 in Dixon, Iowa, the only child of Hilda and Albert Rock. She grew up on the family farm and attended a one-room country school until the age of fourteen. She continued her education by boarding in Davenport, Iowa, and graduated from high school in 1935. She was a member of the Tri Mu 4-H Club of Scott County, Iowa, in the 1930s. She won a trip to the national 4-H Congress in Chicago where she participated in a national cherry pie baking contest.

In 1939 she married Ralph Zindel and the couple raised two children. Irene Zindel was a 4-H leader, Sunday school teacher, and served on the Home Extension Council. She also held several different offices in the Scott County Farm Bureau and twice attended national Farm Bureau women's conferences.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Irene Rock Zindel papers

Identifier: IWA0702

Scott County, Iowa, farm woman who was active in 4-H and the Farm Bureau.

Dates: 1930-1998