Laurena Mathiesen, 1876-1938
Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 2/21/2009 at 14:46:23
Mrs. Mathiesen Dies Following Long Illness
Funeral Service Being Held Today
Mrs. L. [Lars] P. [Peter] Mathiesen died at her home early Tuesday morning [20th September 1938] following a lingering illness at the age of 62. She had been confined to her bed most of the summer. She leaves to mourn her death her husband, two daughters, Mrs. August Kyhl and Mrs. Arnold Petersen, and one son, Arnold.
Funeral services are being held this afternoon at the home at 1:30 and 2 o'clock at St. John's Lutheran church with the Rev. C. A. Stub in charge. Burial will be made in St. John's cemetery.
Following is the obituary of Mrs. Mathiesen:
Laurena Maria Christiansen was born January 23, 1876, at Fredsville, near Cedar Falls, Iowa.
When she was eight years old, she came to Newell, Buena Vista county, Iowa, with her parents.
She was married to L. P. Mathiesen on October 10, 1894. To this union three children were born: Edna Elnora Kyhl, who lives on the home farm two miles west of Ringsted, Carol Agatha Peitersen at Estherville, and Arnold C. Mathiesen, who is a Ball Band Rubber salesman in Wisconsin and Minnesota, but makes his home with his parents during vacations.
Mrs. Mathiesen loved her home and family. She has always been a christian, faithfully believing in God and eternal life.
Contributed by: Ruth M. Hackett. Source: The Ringsted Dispatch, Ringsted, Emmet County, Iowa, September 22, 1938.
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