Lewis Oliver Tendal 1918-1988
TENDAL, RUTHVEN, ELLEFSEN, HANSON, FISHER
Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 2/12/2014 at 00:05:01
Estherville – Services for Lewis Oliver Tendal, 69, will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Estherville Lutheran Church with Pastor Kermit Rye officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. He died Friday, June 3, 1988 at Holy Family Hospital.
Friends may call at Henry-Olson-Fuhrman Funeral Home in Estherville from 3-9 p.m. Sunday.
He was born July 7, 1918 at Estherville, the son of Lars and Olga (Ellefsen) Tendal, and was a graduate of Estherville High School. On June 19, 1948 he was united in marriage with Dawn Ruthven at St. Paul, Minn. He lived all his life in Estherville where he worked for Shakespeare Fishline Co., for a year before going to work for John Morrell and Co., where he worked 27 years until retiring in 1975. Tendal was a member of the Estherville Lutheran Church.
Survivors include his wife Dawn, Estherville; six sons: James and Donald, Estherville; Robert, Minneapolis, Lars, Sac City, Paul, Dennison and Kenneth, Beale AFB, Calif.; two daughters, Mrs. Bill (Eunice) Hanson and Mrs. Bob (Diane) Fisher, Terril; 15 grandchildren; one brother Carl Tendal, Tempe, Ariz.
He was preceded in death by one son, Arnold; one granddaughter; parents; and two sisters. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, June 4, 1988)
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