Regnild Larson, 1847-1941
Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 2/14/2009 at 15:33:50
MRS. LARSON, 94, PASSES AWAY AT HER FARM HOME
She's One of County's Oldest Residents
Mrs. Regnild Larson, 94, one of Emmet county's oldest residents, died Saturday at 2 p.m. [Jun 14 1941] at her home eight miles northeast of Estherville. Mrs. Larson had been in poor health for several years.
She was born April 4, 1847 in Norway and came to the United States with her husband when she was 25 years of age. They settled first at Roland and came to Emmet county from there in 1884. Mr. and Mrs. Larson moved to the farm where Mrs. Larson lived at the time of her death. She has lived on the same farm ever since moving to Emmet county 57 years ago.
Mrs. Larson is survived by five daughters, Mrs.G. G. Glendenning of Buffalo, S. D.; Mrs. Sadie Toft of Buffalo, S. D.; Mrs. Lena Torkelson of Farview, S. D.; Mrs. T. T. Sunde of Estherville; and Mrs. G. O. Erickson who cared for her mother at home; three sons, L. T. Tungsvik of Le Sueur, Minn.; O. A. Tungsvik of Estherville; and R. O. Larson, who lived at home; 26 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. One sister, who lives in Norway, also survives. Her husband preceded her in death 29 years ago and three children also preceded her in death.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 1:30 p. m. at the home and at 2:30 p.m. at the Palestine Lutheran church. The Rev. T. Hansen of Lakefield, Minn., will conduct the rites. Burial will be in the cemetery west of Dolliver [Palestine cemetery].
Contributed by: Ruth Hackett. Source: Estherville Daily News, Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa, June 16, 1941.
Emmet Obituaries maintained by LaVern Velau.
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