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E. O. Harmon

Funeral services for Edward O. Harmon were held yesterday February 4, at the St. John Lutheran Church with Rev. Leonard Thompson officiating. Mrs. M.S. Haakenson sang at the services. Burial was made in the Norwegian Lutheran cemetery, north of the city. Active pallbearers were Ernest Sander, John Hanson, Sever O. Pladson, Herman S. Huus, Ole Stenmo and Martin Stenmo. Honorary pallbearers were Gilbert Thompson, Dr. A.A. Kjelland, A.C. Cole, J.E. Johnson, Carl Bye and M.S. Haakenson.
Mr. Harmon passed away at his home in Hatton on Thursday evening, Jan. 29. He had suffered from the flu for about a week and had been in failing health for some time.
He was born at Kensett, Iowa on September 10, 1869 of parents Ole Harmon and Ragnhild Tenold. He grew up in that community and on April 11, 1914 was married to Andrina Fluto of Hatton. Following their marriage they lived for four years on his farm near Kensett. In 1918 they moved to Hatton which has since been their home. Mr. Harmon served on the city Park Board for a number of years and was also a trustee of the St. John Church of which he had been a member since coming to live in Hatton. He also taught Sunday School for many years.
He is survived by his wife and one daughter, Mrs. Ernest Gensrich of Hatton, four grandchildren, Richard, Marjorie, Ernest, Jr. and Patty. He also leaves one brother, J.B. Harmon of Kensett, Iowa, and three sisters, Mrs. Julia Levorson of Flandreau S.Dak., Mrs. Sarah Lansrud of Newton, Iowa, and Miss Sena Harmon of San Diego, Calif. His parents, three sisters and one brother preceded him in death. He also leaves many friends in this community who will sadly miss him.

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Elvina Haagenson, 95, Hillsboro, died Wednesday Nov. 24, 2004, in Hillsboro Medical Center Nursing Home.
Elvina Haugen was born Nov 26 1908, in Portland, ND. She attended school in Mayville, ND In 1928 she married Edward Haagenson. They farmed near Clifford, ND until moving to farm near Hatton, ND in 1944. He died in 1971, in 1982, she moved to Hillsboro.
She is survived by a son, Duane, Hillsboro; three brothers, Oliver, Alf (Helen), both Mayville, Palmer (Amy), Fargo; Two sisters, Mildred Fiinstad, Grantsburg, WI., Juneth Nelson, Fargo; one grandchild and two great-chandchildren.
Visition: Sunday from 2 to 4 in Wildeman Funeral Home, Hillsboro, and Monday from 1 to 2 in Bethany Lutheran Church near Hatton, ND.
Funeral: Monday at 2 in the Church. Burial: Bethany Lutheran Church Cemetery near Hatton.

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Dr. E. N. Hegge

Dr. E.N. Hegge, 82, who had been practicing dentistry in this locality for more than 50 years, died at his home her Monday evening.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the St. John Lutheran Church with Rev. Leonard Thompson officiating. Burial will be in the Hatton Cemetery.
Mr. Hegge was born at Pigeon Falls, Wis., in 1872 and he celebrated his birthday at Hatton last Sunday. He received his dental degree from Northwestern University at Chicago in 1901, going there from Hatton where he was employed in his uncle's store. Mr. Hegge had been living here since 1896. He was married to the former Andrea Foss of Hatton on June 7, 1911 at Hatton by Rev. Romstad. She died in December 1953.
He is survived by two daughters Mrs. H.A. Broderson (Alice) of Richland, Wash. and Mrs. Earl Wallen (Edna) of Los Angeles, Calif.; two brothers, Isaac Hegge of Mayville and Olaf Hegge of Caledonia, N.D, and three grandchildren.
Mr. Hegge was a past president of the North Dakota Dental Society and had served on the North Dakota Mill and Elevator board. He was also a member on the Concordia College board at Moorhead for 25 years. He served as Traill County chairman for the Red Cross and state chairman of the Carl Ben Eielson Memorial. He also served for number of years as city councilman and was a member of the Hatton Board of Education. For many years he was secretary of the Red River Valley Telephone Company. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Garfield Lodge Af&AM of which he was a charter member and past district deputy, and of Hatton Chapter OES.

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January 1950
Mrs. F. O. Anderson

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1:30 p.m. in the Mayville Lutheran Church for Mrs. F. O. Anderson of Mayville who passed away on Sunday. Mrs. Anderson is former resident of Hatton. Death was caused by a stroke which she suffered on Saturday.
Rev. A.A. Nelson will officiate at the services in the Mayville church and Rev. A.E. Norson will officiate at services to be held in the Stjordalen Lutheran Church near Holmes at 2:30 p.m. Burial will be in the Stjordalen cemetery.
Mrs. Anderson, formerly Mabel Bertha Helgeson, was born near Heimdal, N.Dak. on May 20, 1904. She moved to the Hatton territory in 1919 and on November 3, 1922 was married to Fridtjof Anderson in Grand Forks. They farmed near Holmes until 1935 when they moved to Hatton, leaving her to go to Mayville in 1942.
Survivors include Mr. Anderson, two sons, Arthur at home, and Kenneth of Morris, Minn.; her father, N.C. Helgeson of Thompson, N. Dak.; two brothers Albert of Minot and George of Thompson; three sisters, Mrs Gurine Gulbrandson of Glendale, Calif., Mrs. Nathan Hjelmstad of Thompson, and Mrs. Earl Tillet of Oslo, Minn. There are also two grandchildren.

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February 1953
Nels Helgeson

Funeral services for Mr. Nels Helgeson of Thompson were held yesterday Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Stjordalen Lutheran Church with Rev. John P. Gaardsmoe of Grand Forks officiating. Burial was made in the churchyard cemetery. Pallbearers were Kenneth Anderson, Harold Gulbrandson, Arthur Anderson, Donald Wagner, Clayton Hanson and LeRoy Hjelmstad.
Mr. Helgeson passed away last Saturday at a Grand Forks hospital. He had been ill for some time. At the time of his death was 82 years of age.
Mr. Helgeson was born in Ottertail County Minnesota on August 14, 1870. In 1896 he was married to Betsy Christianson at Elbow Lake, Minn. She passed away in 1921. Mr. Helgeson had lived at both Fessenden and Hatton before going to the Thompson community where he made his home with a daughter, Mrs. Nathan Hjelmstad.
He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Gurine Gulbrandson of Los Angels, Calif., Mrs. Earl Tillett of Oslo, Minn., and Mrs. Hjelmstad; also two sons Albert of Stanley, N.Dak. and George of Grand Forks. He also leaves 19 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Five children preceded him in death.

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Victor Helgeson

The news of the death of Victor Helgeson came to this community on Saturday, September 28. He died very suddenly on that day at San Haven, N.Dak., where he had been a patient for eight weeks. Victor had been improving nicely, but took a sudden change for the worse and death came before any of his relatives reached his bedside.
Victor Helgeson was born in Wells County, near Fessenden, N.Dak. and came to this community when he was about two months old. His mother was called “Home to Glory'' when he was two years old and since that time he had made his home with his sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Fridtjof Anderson, who reside northeast from Hatton.
He leaves to mourn his death, his father, N.C. Helgeson of Parshall, N.Dak., two brothers Albert Helgeson of Parshall, and George Helgeson of Grand Forks; four sisters, Mrs. N.O. Hjelmstad of Thompson, Mrs. G. Gulbrandson, Mrs. F.O. Anderson and Sibbie Helgeson all of Hatton.
Victor was a quiet and good boy and loved by all who knew him. He will be greatly missed by his family and all his friends.
Funeral services were held from Stjordalen Church on October 3, with Rev. Oas of Reynolds officiating at the funeral rites.

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Mrs. Christian Mastrud

Funeral services for Mrs. Christian Mastrud will be held Friday, December 28 at 2 o'clock in the St. John Lutheran Church. Rev. Leonard Thompson will officiate. Burial will be made in the Bethany cemetery east of the city.
Mrs. Mastrud passed away on Saturday, December 22 in a Grand Forks hospital where she had been a patient for several weeks.
She was born May 7, 1904, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sever Heskin of Hatton and grew to womanhood in this community. On Oct. 3, 1923 she was married to Christian Mastrud and continued to make her home in Hatton. The family moved to Grand Forks several months ago.
Survivors include her husband, eight children, Gaurdia of Billings, Mont., Alvin of Duluth, Myron, Shirley and Ronnie of Hatton, Bernice of Grand Forks, Corrine of Libby, Mont., and Delores of New York City. She also leaves four brothers, Selmer, Ben and Norman Heskin all of Minneapolis and Harold of Duluth, Minn., and one sister Mrs. Thorvald Enger of Portland, N. Dak., and five grandchildren.

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June 1948
Mrs. Henry Hjelmstad

Mrs. Melvin Hjelmstad and Mrs. Bjarne Hegstad sang a duet and Mrs. Elmer Hjelmstad a solo. Pallbearers were Melvin and Pete Hjelmstad, Ole and John Krogstad, Ole Lee and Olaf Wigness. Burial was made in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Hjelmstad was born October 12, 1863 in Trondhjem, Norway. She lived in Union Township for 55 years. Her husband passed away in 1940.
Survivors include two daughters Mrs. Martin Sorlien and Mrs. Carl Gustafson, one son Nathan Hjelmstad, all of Union township, two step-sons, Jens Hjelmstad of Moorhead and John of Reynolds, and one step-daughter Mrs. Iver Hjelmstad of Holmes, 12 grandchildren and one great grandchild.

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27 February 1940
Henry J. Hjelmstad

Henry J. Hjelmstad, 79 years old, pioneer farmer in Union township, near Holmes, died Sunday at his home.
He was born in Norway February 28, 1860 and came to the United States in 1878 and to Union township in 1882. He was a charter member of the Stjordalen Lutheran Church.
Surviving are his wife, three sons, Jens H. of Moorhead, John of Reynolds and Nathan at home; three daughters, Mrs. Iver Hjelmstad of Holmes, Mrs. Luella Sorlein at home and Mrs. Amanda Gustafson of Thompson, 22 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Rites will be Thursday at 1:30 P.M. at home and 2 P.M. in the Stordalen church. Rev. M. Luthro of Reynolds will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetery. Active pallbearers will be six grandsons: Henry, Jr., Arnold, Edwin, Alf, Lloyd and Harry Hjelmstad. Honorary pallbearers will be Bernard Johnson, Ole Johnson, John Johnson, Ernest Eichorst, Paul Roeder, Ole Nygaard, John Holien, Andrew Onlid, Frank Simon, Ernest Thompson and W.C. Bohman, all directors of the Farmers Elevator Co. at Thompson.

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Iver Hjelmstad

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Stordalen Lutheran Church for Iver Hjelmstad, 80, 421 1/2 Walnut Street, Grand Forks, former resident of the Holmes community, who died Sept. 23. Rev. Winn Mott officiated and burial was in the church cemetery. The Arnett Funeral Home of Northwood was in charge of arrangements.
Iver Hjelmstad was born Aug. 12, 1884 in Union Township, Grand Forks Co., the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Louie Hjelmstad. He was baptized into the Christian faith and later confirmed his faith. He attended school in Union Township and Concordia College at Moorhead.
On June 20, 1917 he was united in marriage to Sophie Hjelmstad at Reynolds. They farmed near Reynolds until 1950 when they retired and moved to Grand Forks. Mr. Hjelmstad had served as Sunday School superintendent and custodian of Stjordalen Church and had also served as township supervisor and school treasurer.
He entered into rest at Grand Forks on Sept. 23 at the age of 80 years.
He leaves to mourn his passing his wife and four children. Mrs. Peder O. Hjelmstad (Sara) of Hatton, Mrs. Earl Clemetson (Harriet) Grand Forks; Harry of Reynolds and Arne of Northwood. Also surviving are 9 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by eight brothers and sisters and an infant brother and sister: Mrs. John Johnson, Mrs. John Hegstad, Mrs. John Hofstad, Mrs. Ronning, Olaf, Peder, John and Sverre.

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Jens Hjelmstad

Jens Hjelmstad, 67, 820 Walnut St., retired merchant and farmer, died Monday in a local hospital after a long illness.
Mr. Hjelmstad was born in Union township, Grand Forks Co., November 5, 1882.
He is survived by four daughters, Mrs. LeRoy Gilbertson, Grand Forks, Mrs. Ben Marien, St. Paul, Mrs. Richard Magstad, Lincoln, Nebr., and Mrs. Duane Gensrich, Northwood; two sons, Ernest, Northwood, and Helman, Grand Forks; a sister, Mrs. Paul Hjelmstad, Grand Forks, and eight grandchildren. His wife preceded him in death in 1947.
He was a member of the Stordalen Lutheran Church, the Reynolds Masonic lodge and the Sons of Norway.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday from the United Lutheran church. Rev. A.E. Norson of Reynolds and Rev. Talbert Ronning will officiate and burial will take place in Memorial Park cemetery. Six cousins will serve as acting pallbearers, Nathan, John H., Melvin, Elmer, Peder O. and Syvert Hjelmstad. Honorary pallbearers named are S.M. Berg and J. P. Bronken of Reynolds, Anton Dahl of Northwood, O.E. Nygaard of Thompson and Alfred Gensrich, Nels Johnson, Ed Bahr, and O.A. Ellingson of Grand Forks.

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November 1961
J. H. Hjelmstad

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Stjordalen Lutheran Church here for John H. Hjelmstad, 75, Reynolds, who died Thursday in a Grand Forks hospital. Rev. H. Gilbertson will preside. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The body will lie in state afternoon and evening today and Monday at the Arnett Funeral Home in Northwood.
Mr. Hjelmstad was born April 17, 1886 in Union township, Grand Forks County. He was married in 1909 to Anna Brevik. They farmed since in Union township.
He served various offices of the Stjordalen Church; was township supervisor; a member of school board for 20 years and secretary of the Grand Forks Farmers Union Oil Co.
Surviving are his wife; six sons, Henry, Arnold and Edgar all of Fargo; Edwin, Alf and Harold all of Reynolds; two daughters Mrs. John (Selma) Gunderson of Thompson and Mrs. Leonard (Evelyn) Hofstad, Hatton; a brother Jens, Moorhead; three sisters, Mrs. Iver Hjelmstad, Grand Forks; Mrs. Carl Gustafson, Reynolds and Mrs. Martin Sorlien, Thompson; 25 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Unknown Nov. 1961

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Mrs. Mali Johnson

Funeral services for Mrs. Mali Johnson, resident of Union township, Grand Forks, county who died at her farm home April 7, will be held April 11 at 1 P.M. at the home and 2 P.M. at the Stordahlen church with Rev. Thomas Gabrielson of Reynolds officiating.
Mrs. Johnson was born in Goodhue county, Minn., April 13, 1874. She was married to John Johnson April 13, 1892 and had been a resident of Grand Forks county for 60 years.
There were no children of her own, but she raised three, Mrs. Ole Krogstad, Mrs. Hilda Nienas and Lloyd Hjelmstad all of the Holmes community. Brothers and sisters are Peder Hjelmstad of Walsh county, Olaf and John Hjelmstad, Mrs. John Hofstad of Ryder, N.D., Mrs. Ingeborg Ronning of Fargo, Iver Hjelmstad of Holmes and Sverre Hjelmstad of East Grand Forks.

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Molly Hjelmstad

Miss Molly Hjelmstad, 54, of Hillsboro, died Monday at a local hospital. She had been hospitalized for a month.
Miss Hjelmstad was born in Union township March 24, 1895. She is survived by four brothers, Peter, Einer, Joseph and Oscar all of Hillsboro. The body will be taken to Buxton for burial service.

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Nathan Hjelmstad

Funeral services for Nathan Hjelmstad of Thompson were held Monday afternoon at the Stjordahlen Lutheran Church, northeast of this city. Rev. V.J. Gilbertson officiated and burial was made in the churchyard cemetery. Active pallbearers were Thomas and Harold Gustafson, Henning and Maurice Sorlien, and Edwin and Harry Hjelmstad. Honorary pallbearers were Melvin Hjelmstad, F.O. Anderson, Ezra Sieg, Clarence Hjelmstad, Harold Brandson, Clayton Hanson, John Hegstad, Herbert A. Roeder and Rueben Rebsch.
Mr. Hjelmstad died last Thursday at a Grand Forks hospital where he had been a patient for about three weeks. He was born in Union Township Sept. 16, 1902 and had resided in Grand Forks county all his life.
He was married to Lillian Helgeson Nov. 20, 1926 at Reynolds. The family has farmed in near Thompson for many years. Mr. Hjelmstad was a past member of the board of deacons of the Stjordalen Lutheran Church and had also served on the school board.
Survivors include his wife, three sons, LeRoy of Boston, Mass., Burnette and Duane at home; three sisters Mrs. Martin Sorlien and Mrs. Carl Gustafson, both of Thompson, and Mrs. Iver Hjelmstad of Grand Forks; and two brothers, John of Reynolds and Jens of Moorhead, Minn.

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Peder C. Hjelmstad

Funeral services for Peder C. Hjelmstad, 53, Hillsboro resident who died Friday in a Grand Forks hospital will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Stjordalen Lutheran Church near Reynolds.
Rev. John P. Gaardsmoe of Grand Forks will officiate and burial will be made in the church cemetery. The body will lie in state at the Knudsvig Funeral Home at Buxton, Thursday morning until 1 p.m. Mr. Hjelmstad was born on a farm in Union township near Reynolds May 27, 1899. He lived there until 1926 when he moved to Buxton. He came to Hillsboro in 1944.
Surviving are three brothers, Einar, Joseph and Oscar Hjelmstad all of Hillsboro.

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Peder O. Hjelmstad

Peder O. Hjelmstad, lifelong resident of the Holmes community died Wednesday, May 12 at a Grand Forks Hospital. Funeral services were held Saturday morning at 11 o'clock at the Stjordalen Lutheran Church with Rev. Paul C. Lucky officiating.
Pallbearers were Leon Ness, John Sand, Roger Nienas, Larry Hjelmstad, Marvin Klevberg and Theodore Camrud. Mrs. Harold Lee was organist and Frayne Hjelmstad soloist. Mr. Hjelmstad was born April 22, 1903 in Union Township, Grand Forks County. He attended school and grew to manhood here and was married to Sarah Hjelmstad in 1939 at Grand Forks. They had farmed in Union Township since their marriage.
He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Diane Hjelmstad at home; three brothers, Melvin, Sivert and Elmer Hjelmstad of Reynolds; two sisters Mrs. Milton Roeder of Thompson and Mrs. Eddie Ness of Hatton; and his mother Mrs. Mollie Hallan of Northwood.
Arnett Funeral Home of Hatton had charge of the arrangements. Contributed by Ardy Moe.


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Mrs. Peder Hjelmstad

Funeral services for Mrs. Peder O. (Sarah) Hjelmstad were held Saturday, Feb. 15, 1969, at Stjordalen Lutheran Church near Reynolds.
Mrs. Hjelmstad was born Feb. 23, 1915 in Union Township where she attended school and grew to womanhood. She was united in marriage to Mr. Hjelmstad May 26, 1939 at Grand Forks by Rev. O.T. Ness. They farmed in Union Township until his death May 12, 1965. In September of 1967 she moved to Grand Forks. She died February 10 at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, the David Duffell's at Boulder, Colo. She was a member of Stjordalen congregation and its ALCW.
Rev. Carl J. Field of East Grand Forks officiated at the services. Organist was Mrs. Harold Lee and Rev. and Mrs. Field sang. Interment was in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were Larry Hjelmstad, Edgar Hjelmstad, Maynard Sorlien, Thomas Gustafson, Roger Nienas and Gene Thompson. Arnett Funeral Home of Northwood was in charge of arrangements.
Survivors are her daughter and one granddaughter. Also surviving are her mother, Mrs. Iver Hjelmstad of Grand Forks; two brothers Harry of Reynolds and Arne of Towner, N.D., and sister Mrs. Earl Clemetson of rural Grand Forks.
Her father, her husband and an infant son, Dennis have preceded her in death.

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Sophie H. Hjelmstad

Sophie H. Hjelmstad, 102, Grand Forks, died Monday Dec. 18, 1995, in Tri-County Nursing Home, Hatton.
Sophie Henrietta Hjelmstad was born Oct. 28, 1893 in Union Township, Grand Forks Co., the daughter of Henry J. and Sarah (Johnson) Hjelmstad. She attended rural school there and married Iver Hjelmstad June 20, 1917, in Reynolds. They farmed in Union Township and moved to Grand Forks in 1951. He died Sept. 23, 1964. She moved to Tufte Manor, Grand Forks, in 1981.
She is survived by sons Harry, Reynolds, and Arne, Towner, N.D.; a daughter, Harriet (Mrs. Earl) Clemetson, Grand Forks; eight grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; a step granddaughter; three step great-great-great grandchildren; and a sister, Amanda (Mrs. Carl) Gustafson, Hatton.
She was preceded in death by a daughter Sarah (Mrs. Peter) Hjelmstad; a granddaughter, Diane Duffell; brothers, Jens, John and Nathan; sisters, Hilda (Mrs. Sverre) Hjelmstad and Luella (Mrs. Martin) Sorlien.
Services: Friday 3 p.m. in Stjordalen Lutheran Church, rural reynolds. Burial in Stjordalen Lutheran Church Cemetery.

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Severre Hjelmstad

Sverre Hjelmstad, 420 N. Third St., East Grand Forks, proprietor of Goebel's Coffee Shop, 213 N. 4th St. for several years, died Tuesday morning at a Grand Forks hospital where he had been a patient less than two weeks. He was 59 years old.
Born at Holmes, N.D. Sept. 29, 1892, Mr. Hjelmstad had been a resident of East Grand Forks since 1922. He was employed at the Great Northern Railway roundhouse until 1944 when he entered the restaurant business.
His wife, Evelyn, survives with six daughters, Mrs. Arthur Coss and Mrs. Hilda Nienas, Grand Forks; Mrs. Alvin Johnson, Reynolds; Mrs. Jerome Volland, Santa Monica, Calif., and Mrs. James Homer and Janet Hjelmstad, East Grand Forks; two sons, Lloyd, San Mateo, Calif., and Wallace, East Grand Forks; two brothers Olaf, Ryder, N.D., and Iver, Holmes; a sister, Mrs. Ingeborg Ronning, Fargo; 13 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
He was a member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church of East Grand Forks.
Services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in East Grand Forks and at 2:30 p.m. at the Holmes Lutheran Church. Rev. Truman Mohn will officiate. Burial will be in Stjordalen Lutheran Church cemetery.

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September 1954
Joseph Hove

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock in St. John Lutheran Church for Joseph Ingeman Hove, who passed away suddenly at his home last Wednesday morning. Rev. Leonard Thompson officiated. Burial was in the Norwegian Lutheran Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Ernest Stavens, Edwin Stavens, Junior Stavens, Glenn Thompson, Orrin Thompson of Mayville and Gordon Orvid. Honorary pallbearers were Oscar Burud, Elmer Knutson, John Brainerd of Mayville, Richard Prestbo, A.C. Cole, H.M. Nash, C.S. Anderson, Leonard Hofstad and Ole Gronlie of Northwood.
Mr. Hove was born at Northwood, Iowa May 31, 1879, son of John S. and Randi Hove. He was baptized and confirmed by Rev. T.A. Torgerson in the Zion Lutheran Church at Northwood, Iowa. He resided there until coming to Hatton in 1905 where he was married to Thilda Thompson of Hatton by Rev. Martin Romstad. During his residence here he had been employed as a carpenter.
Besides his wife, he leaves two sons, Jasper of Edmonds, Wash., and Thilford of Grafton, N.Dak., and four daughters, Mrs. Oscar (Gladys) Benson of Seattle, Wash., Mrs. Henry (Adeline) Hjelmstad of Hankinson, N.Dak., Mrs. Richard (Ethel) Perry of Spokane, Wash., and Mrs. Ben (Sadie) Johnson of Seattle, Wash.
He also leaves a brother, Robert of Northwood, Iowa, and four sisters, Mrs. Cora Stavens of Hatton, Mrs. John Farley of Northwood, Iowa, Mrs. Odin Benson and Mrs. Carl Hanson of Canada, and 11 grandchildren. His parents, three brothers and two sisters preceded him in death.

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Mrs. Thea Gulbrandson

Funeral services for Mrs. Thea Gulbrandson were held yesterday afternoon, Wednesday, in St. John Lutheran Church. Rev. Leonard Thompson officiated and the Amb sisters sage two songs. Burial was made in the Norwegian cemetery north of the city. Honorary pallbearers were Olaf Bye, Nels Paulson, Melvin C. Hanson, O.E. Green, Oscar Bakken, Gunder Ramstad, Ingvald Holman, Oliver Hoff and Andrew O. Huus of Makoti. Active pallbearers were Ardell Braaten, Reuben Bratten, Leroy Brenn, Duane Huus, and Harold Gulbrandson.
Mrs. Gulbrandson passed away the Northwood hospital on December 1. She had been hospitalized for some time, first at Mayville and then at Northwood.
She was born April 4, 1894 at Hatton, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Huus, pioneer residents of this community. She was married to Elmer Moe on December 4, 1918 and he passed away on February 4, 1919 during the flu epidemic. On March 31, 1921, she was married to Emil Gulbrandson, who passed away Sept. 3, 1941.
She is survived by five children, Arthur, Elroy and Alpha all of Minneapolis, Mrs. Sanford (Jean) Ramstad of Northwood, and Emil of Hatton. She also leaves four brothers, Lewis, John and Andrew A. Huus all of Hatton and Selmer of Valley city and five sisters Mrs. Nels Lerfald of Hatton, Mrs. Elmer Braaten, Portland, Mrs. Elmer Braaten, Portalnd, Mrs. Alvin Brenna and Mrs. Clarende Brenna of Hatton and Mrs. Irwin Gehrtz of Mayville. There are also five grandchildren.

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