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Alvestad, Henry (1893-1984)

ALVESTAD, TOLLAKSON, WICKS, BERRY, FURMAN, DOOLITTLE

Posted By: Debbie Greenfield (email)
Date: 12/5/2017 at 11:40:47

Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, Iowa, Tuesday, July 10, 1984

Henry Alvestad, 90, died Monday at the Stratford Care Center. Funeral services will be Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at Bethesda Lutheran Church in Jewell with the Rev. Otto Zwanziger officiating. Burial will be in Rose Grove Cemetery at Williams. Friends may call at the Becker Funeral Home in Jewell Wednesday evening.

Henry Alvestad was born Oct. 19, 1893, in Hamilton County near Williams, the son of Lars Alvestad and Martha Tollakson. On Feb. 22, 1916, he married Anna Wicks at Rose Grove Lutheran Church in Williams.

The couple farmed in the Williams and Jewell area until 1962 when they moved to Jewell.

He was a member of the Bethesda Lutheran Church of Jewell.

He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Edwin (Janice) Berry of Stratford and Mrs. John (June Ann) Furman of Nevada; one brother, Roy, of Jewell; one sister, Mabel Doolittle of Jewell; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, one son, three brothers and three sisters.


 

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