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Wennes, Karen -- 1830 - 1908


Posted By: Barry M. Dahl (email)
Date: 12/8/2010 at 11:19:20

June, 1908 Decorah Republican

Mrs. Karen Wennes was born in Lofoten, Norway, Sept. 29, 1830 and died in Hesper, Iowa, May 31, 1908. She was married to Eric Wennes June 28, 1858. They came to America in the spring of 1859 and since that time have made their home in Hesper township and for several years in the village.

To them were born seven children, six girls land one boy, of which only the son survives. Mr. land Mrs. Wennes always held the respect of the community, and now that the wife and mother has gone on before, Mr. Wennes and the son Ed can feel assured of the full sympathy of all. The funeral will be held at the Lutheran Church tomorrow at 11 a.m.


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