Roy, and a daughter Hazel. Roy Stortz was a widower who had 2 sons from his first marriage, Henry and Walter.

Edward was a hired hand on the Stortz farm in the Clay Hill area. When son Lawrence married and moved onto Edward’s 90 acre farm next door Roy Stortz married and took over operation of Edward’s farm. Edward took 20 acres on the west edge of his farm and erected a new house where he and Ellen lived.

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Wedding of Edward C. Bolson and Ellen Larson (Stortz).

During his productive years Edward had some outstanding horses and shorthorn cattle. He was director of the Clay Hill school and officer of the Clay Hill Food and Supply Co-op. He drove a Nash Sedan. He was a member of First Lutheran Church in Decorah.

Ellen died 25 Jan 1944 at age 64. She was born 24 Jun 1880. After her death Edward married Mathilda Lindseth. Mathilda is buried in Minnesota. Edward died 22 May 1951. He and Ellen are buried in the Lutheran Cemetery, Decorah next to the grave of Dr. Lauer Larsen, first president of Luther College. Edward’s first wife, Maria, is buried in the Glenwood Cemetery.

Bolson, Gaylen and Elaine (Noecker)

(Myrtle Noecker)

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The Bolson family Wade, Gaylen, Elaine and Ann.

Bolson, Joeyl

(Ransome Bolson)

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Matthew Jeffrey, son of Joeyl.

Partial OCR transcription, some sensitive personal information such as birth dates of people that maybe living was not transcribed. See the associated scan to compare with the published information.

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