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Feil, Margrit Louise, 1936-2021

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1936 - 2021

Biography

Margrit Louise Feil (1936- ) is a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and immigrant to the United States.

Margrit Louise Knubel Feil was born on February 16, 1936, in Paltzwitz, Prussia, Germany to Samuel Gottlieb Knubel and Anna Helena Pfund. She lived there during WWII until her family moved to a small town in Switzerland. Her family eventually moved to Basel, Switzerland, where she attended the Basel College of Fashion. She was introduced to the missionaries in Basel and was later baptized in 1955. In 1961, Margrit visited the United States by herself. She met her husband, David Feil, in Midway, Utah, after his mother invited her over for dinner. They began dating and soon after were married on June 12, 1963, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Margrit and David later settled in Visalia, California. Margrit passed away on July 17, 2021, in Bountiful, Utah.

Citation:
UPBfiles, February 25, 2015 (Margrit Louise Feil was born on February 16, 1936 in Paltzwitz, Germany ; lived there during the war until her family moved to a small town in Switzerland; moved to a Base; introduced to the missionaries in Basel and was later baptized; she immigrated to the United States by herself and moved to Utah; met her husband, David Feil, in Midway, Utah after his mother invited her over for dinner; currently live in Visalia, California).

DeseretNews, via WWW, February 25, 2015 (to Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Knubel; attended the Basel College of Fashion; began dating and soon after were married on June 12, 1963 in Salt Lake City, Utah).

Legacy.com, via www, accessed January 29, 2024 (Margrit Luise Feil passed away on July 17, 2021 in Bountiful, Utah; baptized in 1955) https://www.legacy.com/us/obituaries/deseretnews/name/margrit-feil-obituary?id=13940052

Familysearch, accessed January 29, 2024 (maiden name Knubel) https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/about/LNRM-9N3

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Oral history interview with Margrit Luise Feil

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232577269]
Identifier: MSS 8548
Scope and Contents

Contains an oral history interview with Margrit Luise Feil, conducted by her grandson Joshua Feil on October 28, 2012, for a World Civilizations course taken at Brigham Young University. The oral history discusses her childhood in Europe and her experience living there during WWII. She also discusses her conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and immigration to Utah.

Dates: 2012 October 28