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Ducommun, Minnie, 1906-1988



  • Existence: 1906 - 1988


Margaret (Minnie) Fuhrman was born on November 21, 1906 in Sheridan Township, Iowa to Cacilia Brandt Fuhrman and Frank Fuhrman. She graduated from Cleghorn High School in Iowa. She studied at the MacPhail School of Music in Minneapolis, Minnesota from 1925 to 1927. Fuhrman married Fred Ducommun on June 8, 1931. The couple had two sons, Don and Gilbert. Minnie Ducommun was active in many church organizations, also serving as pianist and Sunday school teacher. She served as the Cleghorn, Iowa representative to Goodwill Industries for thirty-five years. An avid gardener, Ducommun was a member of the Cherokee Garden Club, the Iowa Rose Society and the American Rose Society. The Northwest District Rose Show of the Iowa Rose Society was dedicated to Minnie and Fred Ducommun in 1987.

Minnie Ducommun died October 21, 1988.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Minnie Ducommun papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0553

Diary and obituary of a rural Iowa housewife.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1936-1998