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Obituary: Hilda "Siggie" Cardinalli

Hilda "Siggie" Cardinalli passed away early Sunday morning on September 9, 2012. She was 104 years old.

Siggie's parents came from Iceland via Liverpool, England and then to Montreal and Winnipeg to settle in Minnesota and North Dakota. From North Dakota, they relocated to Canada, where they homesteaded and Siggie was born. Her parents moved back to the U.S. when Siggie was four years of age.

She taught school in Eastern North Dakota for six years before accepting a teaching position in Eureka, NV in the fall of 1932. She was a very courageous person, driving alone from to Eureka …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Sep 14, 2012 02:22PM Published Mar 13, 2013 07:28AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.