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Dora Borreson Nelson 1893-1925

NELSON, BORRESON, MCAHRON

Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 2/17/2014 at 23:41:43

Body of Dora Borreson Brought Here for Burial
Mrs. Dora Nelson
The body of Mrs. Dora Borreson Nelson was brought here for burial from Syracuse, New York, where she passed away on September 23, of typhoid pneumonia, and funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Interment was made in the Lutheran cemetery north of the city. Rev. E.T. Lundy of Armstrong and Rev. Strand of Wallingford were in charge of the services.

Dora Borreson was born in Estherville on January 17, 1893 and was therefore but 32 years and 8 months old at the time of her death. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H.M. Borreson, have with recent years moved to St. Paul but the deceased grew to womanhood here. She was confirmed in the Lutheran church and was a member until she moved from here to Sioux Falls, S.D. After a short residence in that city she went to Syracuse and remained there until her death.

Besides her father and mother she leaves to mourn her departure four brothers, Cornelius of St. Paul, Theodore of Hutchinson, Minn., John and Lewis of Estherville and two sisters, Mrs. McAchron of Syracuse, New York, and Jennie Borreson of S. Paul. (Vindicator and Republican, Estherville, IA, September 30, 1925)

Dora Borreson Passes Away in New York
Dora, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H.M. Borreson now of St. Paul, Minn., was born in Estherville, Iowa, on the 17th day of January, 1893, and passed away at her home in Syracuse, N.Y., September 23rd, 1925, at an age of 32 years 8 month and six days. The cause of her death being Typhoid-Pneumonia having been sick about ten weeks. Having grown to womanhood here in Estherville, she was confirmed into the Lutheran church and was a member until her moving away. She made her home a short while at Sioux Falls, S.D., after which she went to Syracuse, N.Y. where she remained until the last summons were called.

She leaves to mourn her departure a father and mother at St. Paul, also four brothers who are Cornelius at St. Paul, Theodore at Hutchinson, Minn., John and Lewis Borreson of Estherville. Two sisters, Mrs. McAhron of Syracuse, N.Y., and Jennie Borreson of St. Paul, Minn.

Her departure is so to say in the prime of life and teaches those who are left to mourn the loss, the uncertainty of life. Be ye also ready, for ye know not when the Master comes to call you.

Funeral services were held at the Lutheran church Sunday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock, and was in charge of Rev. E.T. Lundy of Armstrong who spoke in the English language, and Rev. Strand of Wallingford who spoke in Norwegian. Interment was made in the Lutheran cemetery in the family lot beside those that have gone before. May God bless her memory. (Estherville Enterprise, Estherville, IA, September 30, 1925)

Mrs. Oscar Nelson Died at Syracuse, N.Y.
Formerly Miss Dora Borreson, of Estherville – Had Been Ill For Nine Weeks
Mrs. Oscar Nelson, better known as Miss Dora Borreson, passed away at ta hospital in Syracuse, N.Y., Thursday, September 24th, after an illness of nine weeks from typhoid-pneumonia. Her death came as a great shock to her many friends in this city who were unaware even of her illness. Mrs. Nelson was born in Estherville and grew to young womanhood in his community. By her pleasant ways she made friend wherever she went. She was a talented and refined young lady and won the respect and admiration of all who knew her. Miss Dora Borreson, the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H.M. Borreson, was born in Estherville January 17, 1893. Her education and early training was received in the Estherville public schools. While still a young girl she was confirmed in the Lutheran faith and during her life here was an active worker for the cause of her church. In the summer of 1912 she was united in marriage with Oscar Nelson, of this city. The following year they moved to Sioux Falls, living there but a short time when they went to Syracuse, N.Y., where they have lived ever since. Mrs. Nelson was always enjoyed exceptionally good health and her sudden passing while still young and in the prime of life fills her relatives and friends with unspeakable grief. Besides her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H.M. Borreson, of St. Paul, MInn., she is survived by four brothers and two sisters. They are: Cornelius, of St. Paul, MInn., Theodore, of Hutchinson, Minn., and John and Lewis, of Estherville, Louse (Mrs. Howard McAchron), of Syracuse, N.Y., and Jennie, of St. Paul. Two sisters and three brothers preceded her in death. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock from the Estherville Lutheran church, Rev. Strand, of Wallingford, and Rev. Lundey, of Armstrong, officiating. Interment was made in the Norwegian cemetery. The many friends of the Borreson family extend their sympathy to them in their hours of sorrow and grief. (Estherville Democrat, Estherville, IA, September 30, 1925)


 

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