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Posted By: Sarah Thorson Little (email)
Date: 5/25/2019 at 23:45:14

3 November 1890 --- 6 November 1978

Lewis Solheim, son of Torbjorn and Anna Solheim, was born November 3, 1890, at Skjold, Norway. He was baptized and confirmed at Skjold. Lewis attended school in Norway. He came to the United
States and moved to Thor, Iowa in 1910. On March 23, 1918, Lewis was united in marriage with Louise Berg, and farmed in the Thor area, moving to rural Eagle Grove in 1927. Mrs. Solheim died in 1965.

Lewis served in the Army during World War I. He moved to town in 1950, when he retired. In 1977, he moved to the Rotary Ann Home, where he resided until his death.

Mr. Solheim died Monday, Nov. 6, 1978, at Trinity Regional Hospital, Fort Dodge, at the age of 88. Preceding him in death were his parents, his wife, five sisters and three brothers. Survivors include: one son, Martin of Eagle Grove, four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 8, 1978, 1:30 p.m. at Samuel Lutheran Church. Rev.
Orville Sanderson officiated and burial was at Rose Hill Cemetery, Eagle Grove.

Eagle Grove Eagle -- Eagle Grove, Iowa
November 15, 1978


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