Eggimann, Myrtle McCann

From Lane Co Oregon

[edit] Eugene Lane County Phone Book, 1937

Eggiman Myrtle I (wid. Chas F.) 1 400 Main prop Eggiman's Candy Kit ph 40 Spf

[edit] Article on June 1, 1942

Mrs. Myrtle Eggimann Dies

Springfield - One of Springfield's best known residents, Mrs. Myrtle Eggimann, died at the Sacred Heart Hospital in Eugene Thursday evening. Mrs. Eggimann has lived here for over 30 years, coming to Springfield about 1910.

On arrival in Springfield Mrs. Eggimann's husband set up a candy kitchen which she took over after his death in February of 1936. Eggiman's Candy Kitchen is said to be the oldest continued business firm in Springfield.

Wile living here Mrs. Eggimann has taken an active part in several lodges in both state and national capacities. She is a member of the Eastern Star of Springfield, Daughters of the Union Veterans, Neighbors of Woodcraft, Auxiliary to Spanish American War Veterans. At the time of her death she was the department president of the last-named group.

Mrs. Eggimann was very interested in all phases of the war and also in the citizens of Springfield going into the armed forces of the United States. In the window of the store can be found a collection of Springfield boys and men who have reported for duty in some phase of the service.


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