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Maren Fagre Colvin, 1844-1936


Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 1/28/2009 at 07:38:33

Passed Away at Home of Son

Mrs. Maren Fredrikka Fagre/Colvin, 91 years old, mother of Oscar Fagre of Estherville, died early last night [Oct 27, 1936] at the home of hr son at 912 North Seventh Street following a short illness.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Fagre residence and at 2 p.m. at the Estherville Lutheran church with the Rev. L. A. Mathre officiating. Burial will be made in Oak Hill cemetery.

Mrs. Colvin is survived by four sons and one daughter. The sons are Oscar Fagre of Estherville, Louis Fagre of Sioux Falls, S. D., Frederick Fagre of Saskatchewan, Canada; Otto Fagre of Minneapolis; and the daughter, Mrs. Marie Wilkinson of Orange Cove, Calif.

Mrs. Colvin, a native of Norway, came to this country in 1902, settling in Minneapolis where she lived for three years, later moving to Wisconsin and still later to Hankinson, N. D., where she was married to Peter Colvin in June 1910. Mrs. Colvin's first husband [surname Fagre] died in Norway.

Fifteen years ago the Colvins came to Estherville to make their home with Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Fagre. Mr. Colvin died seven years ago; [he is buried in Sioux Falls.]

Contributed by: Ruth M. Hackett. Source: Estherville Daily News, Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa; October 28, 1936.


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