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Henry Schjeldahl (25 Dec 1881 to 2 May 1968) and Andrine (Nyhus) Schjeldahl (28 Aug 1882 to 17 Dec 1973) were married at Little Forks Church west of Portland, ND, on 12 Nov 1906.
Their seven children:
Myrtle Alice Schjeldahl: 8 Mar 1907 to 20 Apr 2008. Married Lawrence Knutson and later Bernhard Lovly.
Edgar Schjeldahl: 12 Jan 1909 to 2 Sep 1989. Married Adeline Evelyn Larson.
Thelma Beatrice Schjeldahl: 1 Feb 1911 to 20 Jan 1996. Married "Herbie" Sonstegaard
Norris Goodwin Schjeldahl: 23 Jun 1913 to 28 Apr 2006. Married Zora Shearer.
Gladys Constance Schjeldahl: 6 Apr 1916 to 13 Nov 2004. Married Spencer Brovold.
Orville Rubin Schjeldahl: 23 Sep 1918 to 28 Nov 1993. Married Carol (Carlson) Halvorson (living).
Hazel Adeline Schjeldahl: 10 Mar 1921 to 14 Jan 1967. Married John Gotteberg (living).

OBITUARIES

GRAND FORKS HERALD 5 May 1968
HENRY SCHJELDAHL
Funeral services for Henry Oliver Schjeldahl, 86, father of Norris Schjeldahl, 1207 Cottonwood St., who died Thursday, will be held at the Mayville, N.D., Lutheran Church at 2 p.m. Monday.
Burial for Mr. Schjeldahl, a retired farmer and resident of Mayville, will take place in the Mayville Cemetery.
The body will lie in state all day today at the Baker-Egge Funeral Home at Mayville.
Survivors include two other sons, Edgar and Orville, both of Mayville, and three daughters, Mrs Bernhard (Myrtle) Lovly, Moorhead, Mrs. Spencer (Gladys0 Brovold, Fargo, and Mrs Herbert (Thelma) Sonstegaard, Mayville.

GRAND FORKS HERALD 21 Dec 1973
ANDRINE SCHJELDAHL

MAYVILLE,ND -- Mrs. Henry Schjeldahl, 91, a resident of Lutheran Memorial Home, died Monday at a Mayville hospital.
The former Andrine Nyhus was born Aug 28, 1882 near Hatton. She was married Nov. 12, 1906 in rural Hatton. The couple farmed in Lindaas Township until retirement in 1943 when they moved into Mayville. Mr. Schjeldahl died in 1968.
Mrs. Schjeldahl is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Bernard (Myrtle) Lovly, Moorhead, Minn., Mrs. Herbie (Thelma) Sonstegaard, Mayville, Mrs. Spencer (Gladys) Brovold, Fargo, ND.; three sons, Edgar and Orville, both of Mayville, and Norris, Grand Forks; 18 grand-children, 50 Great-grand-children, 12 great-great-grand-children; three sisters, Mrs. John (Clara) Osland, Buffalo Center, Iowa, Mrs. Ingvald (Alice) Nelson and Selma Nyhus both of Tacoma, Washington; and one brother, Bert Nyhus, Minneapolis.
Funeral services will be held at 2p.m. Friday at the Mayville Lutheran church with Rev. T.K. Spande officiating. Burial will be in the Mayville Cemetery.

TRIBUNE: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 1973.
MRS. A. SCHJELDAHL SERVICE FRIDAY

The funeral service for Mrs. Andrine Schjeldahl, 91, will be Friday afternoon, Dec. 21, at 2 o'clock in the Mayville Lutheran Church. Pastor T. K. Spande will officiate. Burial in the Mayville Cemetery. Mrs. Schjeldahl died Monday in a Mayville hospital.
Mrs. Schjeldahl, the former Andrine Nyhus, was born August 28, 1882 in Steele County, was baptized and confirmed in the Little Forks Lutheran Church and she grew up in the Hatton area.
She was married Nov. 12, 1905, in Little Forks Lutheran Church. The couple farmed near Hatton until 1914, when they moved to a farm in Lindaas township. They retired and moved into Mayville in 1943. Mr. Schjeldahl died in May 1968. Surviving are three daughters and three sons, Mrs. Bernhard (Myrtle) Lovly, Moorhead, Minn., Mrs. Spencer (Gladys) Brovold, Fargo, N.D., Mrs. Herbie (Thelma) Sonstegaard, Edgar, and Orville, all of Mayville, Norris Schjeldahl, Grand Forks, N.D., eighteen grandchildren and fifty great-grandchildren.

GRAND FORKS HERALD - WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2008
MYRTLE A. LOVLY

Myrtle A. Lovly, 101, formerly of Moorhead, MN, died Sunday, April 20, 2008 in East Grand Forks, MN.
Myrtle Alice Schjeldahl, daughter of Henry and Andrene (Nyhus) Schjeldahl, was born March 8, 1907, at the Nyhus Farm, Enger township, Steele County, ND. The family moved to the Mayville, ND area, where Myrtle grew up and received her education. She was confirmed at Mayville Lutheran Church in 1921.
She was married to Lawrence Knutson, and later to Bernhard Lovly. Bernhard and Myrtle farmed near Finley, ND, and later moved to Moorhead, where Bernhard died in 1970. After his death, she continued to live in Moorhead.
She was active in Sons of Norway and Our Saviorís Lutheran Church. She moved to Good Samaritan Heritage Grove, East Grand Forks, MN in March 2007 to be nearer to her daughters.
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Myrtle is survived by two daughters, Lorraine Finley, Tacoma, WA, and Lorna Aamold, Grand Forks, ND; a son, Myron (Joann) Knutson, Butte, Montana; 23 grandchildren; and many great and great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Leonard; a daughter, Marian Pelowski; a grandson, Gary Pelowski; and six brothers and sisters.
Visitation: One hour prior to the funeral, at the church. Funeral Service: Friday, April 25, 2008, at 11 a.m., Our Saviorís Lutheran Church, Moorhead. Burial at Riverside Cemetery, Moorhead, MN.
Arrangements by: Korsmo Funeral Service, Moorhead korsmofuneralservice.com

GRAND FORKS HERALD 4 Sep 1989
EDGAR SCHJELDAHL

MAYVILLE, N.D. _ Edgar Schjeldahl, 80, died Saturday, Sept 2, 1989, in Luther Memorial Home, Mayville.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, in Mayville Lutheran Church. Visitation will be from 1 to 9 p.m. today in Baker Funeral Home, Mayville. Edgar Schjeldahl was born Jan. 12, 1909, near Hatton, N.D., where he grew up, the son of Henry and Andrine Schjeldahl. He later moved to Mayville, where he married Adeline Larson Sept. 30, 1931. They lived near Clifford, N.D., before moving to Mayville, where he worked as a mechanic for Tastad Motors. He also worked at the Carl Hefta farms near Mayville.
Survivors are his wife, a son, Stanley, Mayville, a daughter, Marilyn (Mrs. Harvey) Burley, Blanchard, N.D.; seven grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; brothers Orville, Mayville, and Norris, Greeley, Colo.; and sisters, Myrtle Lovely, Moorhead, Thelma, (Mrs. Herbie) Sonstegaard, Mayville, and Gladys Brovold, Fargo.

GRAND FORKS HERALD 14 Jul 1999
ADELINE SCHJELDAHL

MAYVILLE, ND -- Adeline Schjeldahl, 87, Mayville, died Monday, July 12, 1999, in Luther Memorial Home, Mayville
Adeline Larson was born Aug. 7, 1911. The daughter of Albert and Klara (Kopseng) Larson, in Traill County, ND. She attended school in Blanchard, ND. She worked for area farmers. She married Edgar Schjeldahl in September 1929, in Mayville. She worked for Dave's Cafe, Paula's Cafe, and Corner Cafe. She is survivied by a daughter, Marilyn (Harvey) Burley, Mayville; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband; and a son, Stanley.
SERVICES: 10 a.m. Thursday, Mayville Lutheran Church.
BURIAL: Mayville Cemetery.

GRAND FORKS HERALD 23 Jan 1996
THELMA (SCHJELDAHL) SONSTEGAARD

MAYVILLE, N.D. - Thelma Sonstegaard, 84, Mayville, died Saturday, Jan. 20, 1996, in Luther Memorial Home, Mayville, where she had lived since April 7. Thelma Schjeldahl was born Feb. 1, 1911, the daughter of Henry and Andrine Schjeldahl in Hatton, N.D. She grew up and attended school in Lindaas Township, Traill County, N.D. She married Herbie Sonstegaard Oct. 26, 1935, in Crookston. They lived in Park River, N.D. They later moved to Washington and in 1943 to Mayville. Herbie Sonstegaard died Aug 6, 1995.
She is survived by a daughter, Nathalie Cook, Cape Elizabeth, Maine; two granddaughters; one great -granddaughter; brother, Norris Schjeldahl, Idaho falls, Idaho; and sisters, Myrtle Lovely, Moorhead, and Gladys Brovold, Fargo. She was preceded in death by brothers, Edgar and Orville; and a sister, Hazel Gotteberg.
SERVICES: Services will be held at a later date (Baker, Mayville).

FARGO FORUM 15 Nov 2004
GLADYS CONSTANCE BROVOLD
Gladys Constance Schjeldahl
was born on April 6, 1916 to Henry and Andrine (Nyhus) Schjeldahl in Traill County near Mayville, ND.
In 1934, Gladys married Spencer Brovold in Portland, ND. They moved to Fargo in 1947. Gladys worked as a clothing sales woman in Fargo at Stevensons, Black, and Herbergers. She won the Distinguished Sales Woman of the Year while working at Blacks.
Gladys died Saturday, November 13, 2004, at MeritCare Hospital, Fargo, ND. Gladys is survived by her four children, Dorothy Waclawik, Mesa AZ; Linda (Steve) Schmidt, Mesa, AZ; Tom Brovold and Bruce D. Brovold, both of Fargo, ND; 11 grandchildren; sister, Myrtle Lovly, Moorhead, MN; brother, Norris, Idaho Falls, ID.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Spencer, her oldest son, Jerry Brovold; son-in-law, Peter Waclawik.

THE FARGO FORUM 25 Sep 1982
SPENCER H. BROVOLD
The funeral for Spencer H. Brovold, 73, 809 3rd St. N. Fargo will be at 1:30 Monday in First Lutheran Church, with burial in Sunset Memorial Gardens. He died Thursday.
Mr. Brovold was born Aug. 30, 1909, at Portland, N.D. He graduated from High School at Portland, and from North Dakota State School of Science at Wahpeton, where he majored in journalism. He married Gladys Schjeldahl June 23, 1934 at Portland. He worked for newspapers at Woodworth, Goodrich, and Buxton, N. D., and also in Oregon and Washington. He owned the Steele County Press at Finley, N.D., for 2 1/2 years before coming to Fargo where he was employed by Knight Printing Co. He joined The Forum in 1948, and was a printer for 27 years. He retired in 1974.
Survivors include his wife; three sons and two daughters. Jerry, Tom, and Bruce, all of Fargo; Mrs. Dorothy Waclawik and Linda Hancock, both of Mesa, Ariz.; four brothers and two sisters; Ernest and Mrs. Lorraine Sorteberg, both Portland; Marlin, Mayville, N.D.; Ralph, New England, N.D.; Everett, Rapid City, S.D.; Margret Hawes, Persia, Iowa; 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. (Haven of Rest, Moorhead)

GRAND FORKS HERALD 16 Jan 1967
MRS. J. GOTTEBERG
MAYVILLE, N.D. - Funeral services for Mrs. John (Hazel Schjeldahl) Gotteberg, 45, lifelong resident of Mayville who died Saturday at a local hospital, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Mayville Lutheran Church and burial will be in the community cemetery. The Baker-Egge Funeral Home is in charge. Mrs. Gotteberg was born March 21 [sic], 1921, in Mayville and had lived here since. She was married in 1941 at Moorhead, Minn.
Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Shirley of Mayville; a son Ronald of Mayville; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schjeldahl of Mayville;three sisters, Mrs. Bernard Lovely of Moorhead, Mrs. Herbie Sonstegaard of Mayville and Mrs. Spencer Brovold of Fargo; three brothers, Edgar and Orville Schjeldahl, both of Mayville, and Norris Schjeldahl of Grand Forks.
(The correct birth date for Hazel Schjeldahl is March 10, 1921.)

MAYVILLE TRAILL COUNTY TRIBUNE, May 3, 2006
NORRIS G. "NORRIE" SCHJELDAHL
Norris Schjeldahl, 92, died April 28th, 2006, at the Idaho Falls Good Samaritan Center.
Norris Schjeldahl was born June 23, 1913, at the Fechar farm in Enger Township, Steele County, ND. He was the fourth of seven children. He grew up and attended schools near Mayville, graduating from Lindaas School in 1926. He then worked on his father's farm.
He married Zora Ellen Shearer December 19, 1937, in Valley City. During the war years, Mr. Schjeldahl worked for various war plants in California and Washington. He returned to Grand Forks in 1945, where he worked as a government potato seed inspector, potato buyer for King of Spuds, and later for McKesson Foods. They divorced in 1976. He moved from Grand Forks to Greeley, CO, and married Gloria Vitalis in 1977. He retired in June 1978. They divorced in 1989, and he moved to Idaho Falls. He lived at the Idaho Falls Good Samaritan Center since 2000.
Survivors: Loving family members include his children: Sandra (Kenneth R.) Starr, Minot; David (Yvonne) Schjeldahl of Idaho Falls, ID; and Dennis (Jane) Schjeldahl, of Grand Forks. He left seven grandchildren: Rebecca Starr, Grand Forks; Jennifer Henze, and Michael Schjeldahl of Idaho Falls; Christopher, Eric, and Katherine Schjeldahl of Fargo; and Ryan Schjeldahl of Black River Falls, WI. There are seven great-grandchildren. He is survived by one sister, Myrtle Lovly, Moorhead, MN; three sisters-in-law: Carol Schjeldahl, Blaine, MN; Ruth Shearer, Oakes; Muriel Shearer, Grand Forks; and one brother-in-law, John Gotteberg, Mayville. He leaves many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Edgar and Orville; three sisters, Thelma Sonstegaard, Gladys Brovold, and Hazel Gotteberg; and his first wife, Zora.
North Dakota Memorial Service: 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 20, 2006, at Mayville Lutheran Church, Mayville.
Memorials: Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.wood@woodfuneralhome.com.

IDAHO FALLS POST REGISTER, April 30, 2006
NORRIS SCHJELDAHL
Norris Goodwin "Norrie" Schjeldahl, 92, died April 28, 2006, at the Idaho Falls Good Samaritan Center.
He was born June 23, 1913, at the Fechar farm in Enger Township, ND. He grew up and attended schools near Mayville, ND, graduating from Lindaas School in 1926.
On December 19, 1937, he married Zora Ellen Shearer , in Valley City, ND. He worked for various war plants in California and Washington. He worked in Grand Forks as a government potato seed inspector, potato buyer for King of Spuds, and later for McKesson Foods. They divorced in 1976. He moved to Greeley, CO, and married Gloria Vitalis in 1977. He retired in June 1978. They divorced in 1989. He moved to Idaho FallsIn 1989.
He was a member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church. He lived at the Idaho Falls Good Samaritan Center since 2000.
Survivors include his children: Mrs. Sandra (Kenneth R.) Starr, Minot, ND; David (Yvonne) Schjeldahl of Idaho Falls, ID; and Dennis (Jane) Schjeldahl, of Grand Forks, ND. Seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a sister, Myrtle Lovly of Moorhead, MN. He was preceded in death by his two brothers, three sisters.
Memorial services will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday, May 1 at Idaho Falls First Evangelical Lutheran Church under the direction of Wood Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the Norris Schjeldahl funeral fund, c/o Wood Funeral Home.
A memorial will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at Mayville Lutheran Church, Mayville, ND.

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 30 Nov 1993
ORVILLE SCHJELDAHL

MAYVILLE, ND -- Orville Schjeldahl, 75, Mayville, died Sunday November 28, 1993, in Merit Care Medical Center in Fargo.
Orville Schjeldahl was born on September 23, 1918 at Mayville, the son of Henry and Andrine Schjeldahl. He grew up and attended Lindaas Schools near there through his sophomore year. He graduated from Mayville High School in 1936 and attended Mayville State University. He worked on area farms near Mayville until entering the U.S. Army. He served from March 21,1942, until Oct. 14,1945, in the Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. After his discharge, he worked as an electrician, then as a self-employed carpenter. He married Carol Halvorson Carlson in April 21,1973, in Mayville. He worked at the Grand Forks Air Base from 1975 to 1982, then did carpentry on his own until retiring in 1989. Survivors are his wife; step-son, Mark Carlson, Andover, Minn; step-daughters, Barbara (Mrs. Carmie) Groth, Coon Rapids, Minn., and Loretta (Mrs. Jeff) Cockayne, West Fargo, N.D.; 10 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; brother, Norris Schjeldahl, Idaho Falls, Idaho; and sisters, Myrtle Lovely, Moorhead, Thelma (Mrs. Herb) Sonstegaard, Mayville, and Gladys Brovold, Fargo.
He was preceded in death by a brother Edgar; and a sister Hazel Gotteberg.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Mayville Lutheran Church in Mayville.
Visitation: 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Baker Funeral Home in Mayville
Burial: Mayville Cemetery.

TRAILL COUNTY TRIBUNE, - Dec. 6, 1993, Page 5
ORVILLE SCHJELDAHL

Orville Schjeldahl, 75, of Mayville, died Sunday, November 28, 1993 at MeritCare Medical Center, Fargo. Funeral Services were held Wednesday, December 1 at the Mayville Lutheran Church, with Pastor Jeffry Macejkovic, officiating. Interment was in the Mayville Cemetery.
Orville Schjeldahl was born on September 23, 1918 at Mayville to Henry and Andrine Schjeldahl. He grew up near Mayville and attended rural school at Lindaas Schools near Mayville through his sophomore year in high school. He graduated from Mayville High School in 1936 and attended Mayville State University for a period of time. He worked on area farms near Mayville until entering the U.S. Army, serving from 1942 to 1945 in the European, African, and Middle Eastern Theaters of war during WWII. After his discharge he worked as an electrician under Ted Schultz, Mayville for two years. He then worked as a self-employed carpenter, along with Herb Sonstegaard, until 1975. From 1975 to 1982, he was employed at the Grand Forks Air Base near Grand Forks, then resumed work as a self-employed carpenter until retiring in 1989. He married Carol (Halvorson) Carlson in 1973 in Mayville where they lived their entire married life. He had been a member of the Mayville V.F.W. and Mayville Lutheran Church.
Survivors include his wife; one step-son, Mark (Janet) Carlson of Andover, MN; two step-daughters, Barbara (Carmie) Groth of Coon Rapids, MN, and Loretta (Jeff) Cockayne of West Fargo; ten grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; one brother, Norris Schjeldahl of Idaho Falls, ID; three sisters, Myrtle Lovely of Moorhead, MN, Thelma (Herb) Sonstegaard of Mayville, Gladys Brovold of Fargo. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Edgar Schjeldahl, and a sister Hazel Gotteberg.
Providing music for the service were Paul Christensen, organist and Paul Moen, soloist. Honorary pallbearers were Carl Aasen, Gilman Aasen, Elmer Anderson, Elmer Christianson, Kenneth Christianson, and Gordon Hefta. Active pallbearers were Douglas Anderson, Myron Anderson, Bruce Brovold, George Brustad, Harvey Burley, John Gotteberg, Ronald Gotteberg, and Myron Halvorson. Ushers were Orville Dakken and Norman Grindeland. Military Honors were performed by Lloyd I. Nelson V.F.W. Post 4221 Mayville.

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