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Tremble, Rosemary (Nevin) (August 31, 1916-December 30, 2010)



  • Existence: August 31, 1916 - December 30, 2010


Rosemary Nevin Tremble was a Kansas City real estate representative, secretary, organist, and housewife. Born in Kansas City, Missouri on August 31, 1916 as the third of four daughters to Winona Lee St. John and Edward Patrick Nevin, an oil operator, Rosemary attended The Loretta Academy then went on to study piano at the University of Kansas City (now UMKC) in the Conservatory of Music. At the beginning of World War II, she met Sidney Tremble at a cocktail party. Soon after, Sidney joined the Navy. On one of his leaves in June 1943, Sidney married Rosemary in Boston, Massachusetts. Throughout the War, Rosemary lived with her mother in Kansas City and worked for the New York Life Insurance Co., the Fluor Corp. Ltd., and the State Distributing Company. In April 1945, Rosemary gave birth to their daughter Barbara Ann Tremble. After the War, Rosemary attended the Sarachon Hooley School of Business and became a secretary to Joyce Hall who founded Hallmark Cards. Later, she worked in real estate and was a member of the Homestead Country Club, the Prairie Planters Garden Club, the University Club, and St. Agnes Catholic Church. Having two more children Nancy and David, Rosemary and Sidney remained married for fifty-seven years until Sidney’s death in 2000. Rosemary Nevin Tremble passed away on December 30, 2010 in Kansas City.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Rosemary Nevin/Sidney Tremble Collection

Identifier: MS-0133
Scope and Contents

The Rosemary Nevin/Sidney Tremble Collection was a ift of Barbara Molinaro in July 2020. It consists of letters, telegrams, and other correspondence during World War II primarily between Rosemary Nevin and Sidney Tremble. The collection also includes correspondence from other Nevin and Tremble relatives and friends before and during the War as well as a small number of photographs and military ephemera.

Dates: 1921 - 1945