Rangvold Lodden, 1901-1959
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Date: 5/9/2009 at 20:11:43
Rangvold Lodden Dies At Age of 55
Rangvold Lodden, 55, a longtime resident of Estherville, passed away early this morning at the Holy Family Hospital. He had been in the hospital since last Tuesday after suffering a heart attack.
A longtime member of the Estherville Lutheran Church, Mr. Lodden was presently employed at the Morrell Packing Plant. Previously he had worked at Hill Packing Co.
Born at Bomlo, Norway, Dec. 1, 1903, Mr. Lodden was educated in the schools there.
Coming to the U.S. during the 1920s, he met Sara Vorland, whom he eventually married at Sioux Falls, S.D., in 1932.
Mr. Lodden is survived by his wife, four stepchildren, Mrs. Mildred Christensen, Cedar Falls; Mrs. Alvlna Olson, San Bernardino, Calif.; the Rev. A. R. Vorland, Minneapolis; and Dr. Earl Vorland, Cedar Rapids; 11 grandchildren and nine brothers and sisters In Norway.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Rasmus Lodden and his uncle, John Lodden.
Funeral services have tentatively been set for Monday at 2 p.m. at Estherville Lutheran Church with the Rev. T. W. Maakestad oficiating. The body of Mr. Lodden will then be taken to the Palestine cemetery, rural Dolliver, for burial.
Friends may call at the Stenborg Funeral Home on Saturday before the funeral services.
Source: Estherville Daily News, Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa; August 28, 1959.
Emmet Obituaries maintained by LaVern Velau.
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