Lars B. Rockne 1868-1955
ROCKNE, ROKNE, NORMAN, NELSON, TREFALD, ISAAKSON, TRAEFELD
Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 9/2/2013 at 22:26:44
Longtime Resident of county Dies
Lars B. Rockne, 86, a longtime resident of Emmet county, died Friday [May 13, 1955] at his home after an illness of a month’s duration. Mr. Rockne, born in Emmet county, farmed in High Lake and Jack Creek townships for most of his adult life.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Sternborg Funeral Home and at 2 p.m. at the Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran church south of Gruver. The Rev. C.B.Gunderson will be in charge. Friends may call at Sternborg Funeral Home from noon today until time of services.
Mr. Rockne was born Oct. 8, 1868 in High Lake township and lived in Emmet county all but a few years when he farmed in Minnesota. He farmed in High Lake and Jack Creek townships and retired in 1927, moving to Estherville.
He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. David Norman of Estherville and Mrs. Harry Nelson of Little Falls, Minn.; four sons, Obert, Lloyd, Elmer and Kert, all of Estherville; two sisters, Mrs. Martha Trefald of Mora, Minn., and Mrs. Lewis Isaakson of Wallingford; and eight grandchildren. His wife preceded him in death in 1947 and one great grandchild also preceded him in death. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, May 16, 1955)
At Services for Lars Rockne
Out-of-town relatives and friends here yesterday to attend funeral services for Lars B. Rockne included Mrs. Harry nelson of Little Falls, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Bert Traefeld of Minneapolis, Minn., Mrs. Martha Traefald of Mora Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Vike of Amery, Wisc., Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Dahle of Britt, Mrs. Josie Peterson and daughter of Hayfield, Mr. and Mrs. John L. Johnson and Mrs. Louis Oddson, all of Graettinger and Mr. and Mrs. Amos Sevold and family of Sioux Falls, S.D. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, May 18, 1955)
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