Lena Nelson, 1867-1937
Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 2/27/2009 at 12:29:16
MRS. BEN NELSON PASSES AWAY AT HER FARM HOME
Mrs. Ben Nelson, 69, a resident of Emmet county for many years, died yesterday afternoon [May 3, 1937] at her farm home two miles north of here. She had been in poor health for more than a year.
Funeral services will be held at 1:15 p. m. Thursday at the residence and at 2 p.m. at the Estherville Lutheran church with the Rev. L. A. Mathre officiating.
Burial will be made in the Norwegian cemetery north of Estherville.
Mrs. Nelson was born Oct. 26, 1867 in Fillmore county, Minnesota, and came to Emmet county with her parents when she was one year old. [Her maiden name was Lena Brunsvold; she was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ole Brunsvold.] She had lived 42 years on the farm on which she died.
Mrs. Nelson is survived by her husband, a daughter, Mrs. Martin Natterstad, and a brother, Alfred Brunsvold of Estherville.
Contributed by: Ruth Hackett. Source: Estherville Daily News, Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa, May 4, 1937.
Emmet Obituaries maintained by LaVern Velau.
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