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Nils Gundersen Makebakken, 1905-1989


Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 11/3/2010 at 06:44:30

DOLLIVER Services for Nils Gundersen akebakken, 83, will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Henry-Olson-Fuhrman Funeral Home in Estherville with Pastor Paul Wiegman, of Trinity Lutheran in Estherville, officiating. Interment will be in the Palestine Lutheran Cemetery rural Dolliver. He died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 1989 at the Veterans Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D.

There will be no visitation.

He was born December 13, 1905 at Bremnes, Norway, the son of Guner and Karen (Mickelson) Gundersen. He came to the United States in 1928. He served with an Army Ski Troop Battalion, during World War Two, and has lived in the Dolliver area the past 40 years, where he worked as a farm laborer and did carpentry work. He enjoyed gardening.

Survivors include one brother Iver Gundersen, Tacoma, Wash. and three sisters living in Norway.
He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and three sisters.

Source: Estherville Daily News, Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa; October 28, 1989.


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