O'Lina Olson Stanerson, 1857-1941
Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 4/4/2009 at 15:16:56
O'Lina Olson Stanerson was born in Trondheim, Norway March 17, 1857. She came to America when she was 11 years old with her parents, three sisters and two brothers and settled at Nevada, Ia.
She made her home in or near Nevada until her marriage to Thomas Stanerson, Dec. 18, 1878. They moved to Estherville in 1880. Her husband preceded her in death 30 years ago. To their union 10 children were born, six died in infancy and one son, Gail, died seven years ago.
She did practical nursing for 25 years.
She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. J. C. Weber (Hazelle) of Dolliver; Bernie Stanerson of Bemidji, Minn., and John Stanerson of Cohagen, Mont., two sisters and one brother, also 14 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
For the last five years she has lived in Dolliver and the last two years she has made her home with her daughter, Mrs. J. C. Weber, at which place she passed away, Aug. 9, 1941. She is buried beside her husband in the Norwegian cemetery at Estherville.
Contributed by: Ruth Hackett. Source: Estherville Daily News, Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa, August 14, 1941.
Contributor Note: The dates on the tombstones are not the same as in the obituary. The tombstone inscriptions apparently were made at a later date from someone's faulty memory, not from records.
Emmet Obituaries maintained by LaVern Velau.
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