Business graduate of the University of Iowa. He graduated with honors of the highest distinction, #1 in his class carrying straight A grades throughout his college career. He is employed as a Staff Consultant by Arthur C. Anderson Co., Chicago, IL. Edward is attending the University of Minnesota with an anticipated major in some area of business.

Patrick Michael was born in Waukegan. He is a graduate in Machine & Mechanical Drafting of Dunwoody Institute, Minneapolis. He has a B.A. Degree in Art from Concordia College, Moorhead, MN. He served with the Army Security Agency in Vietnam. He is employed by Central Intelligence Agency in Washington, D.C. Patrick married Mary Jane Hodsdon 29 Jun 1968 in Decorah. They divorced in 1980. Mary Jane is a graduate of University of Iowa in journalism and works as a Service Representative for Rogers Benefit Group in Burnsville, MN. They have 2 daughters: Stacey Jane and Danielle Patrice. Stacey is a 1994 graduate of Medical Institute, Minneapolis with an Applied Science degree. She is employed at Oxboro Clinic as a medical assistant. Danielle is attending Alexandria Technical College in Alexandria, MN.

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Carsten and Beth (McClannahan) Ingvoldstad

Roger Richard was born in Waukegan. He attended Iowa State Teachers College (U.N.I.) and Mankato State University, Mankato, MN receiving his Education degree from the latter. He is a teacher/counselor in Aloha, OR. Roger met Karen Louise Griffey while teaching in California and they were married 16 Feb 1974 in San Bernardino, CA. They have 3 children: Margaret, Kristin and Nathan. Margaret Joy was born in Riverside, CA. She is attending Trinity Western University in Langley, B.C., Canada. Kristin Hope was born in Fontona, CA. She is entering her senior year in high school. Nathan Roger was born in Kingsburg, CA. He is a sophomore in high school.

Ingvoldstad, Peter Olson and Josephine (Engbritson)

(Connie Ingvoldstad)

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Peter Olson and Josephine (Engbritson) Ingvoldstad

There has been an Ingvoldstad family in Winneshiek County since the arrival of Peter (Per) Olson Ingvoldstad in 1864. Per was a carpenter born in Hamar, Norway 1 Sep 1838. He married Josephine Engbritson in Decorah, IA4 May 1867. Josephine was born in Christiania (now Oslo) 2 Dec 1848. She came to Winneshiek Co. from Norway in 1865. They had 12 children all born in Decorah.

Carl Oscar born 22 Mar 1868 was a druggist in Colorado Springs, CO. He married Emma Whitman and they had 2 children: Lorna and Fred. Carl died 1 Mar 1942 in Colorado Springs. Ferdinand was born in 1870. He was a bookbinder working at his trade in both Decorah and Minneapolis, MN. He married Ms. Linjum and they had 2 children: Winnifred and Irene. He died 26 May 1939. Emil Hildor born 25 Jan 1872 was a “tinner" or metal worker in Sioux City, IA. He married Mellie Burgess and they had 2 children: Joyce and Richard. He died 24 Jul 1949 in Sioux City. Otto Alfred was born 1873. He was an accomplished actor and was the elevator supervisor in the McCormick building, Chicago, IL. He married Hulda Lindgren. They had no children. Otto died 2 May 1952 in Maywood, IL. William Bernhart (WB) born 21 Jun 1875 was a Decorah business-man-the owner and operator of the Ingvoldstad Lumber Co. He married Sophia Larson and they had 3 children: Carsten, Lester and Kenneth. WB died 16 Aug 1956 while vacationing in Long Lake, IL and was buried in Decorah. Agnes Prudence was born in August of 1877. She was the bookkeeper for the Ingvoldstad Lumber Co., a talented artist and an exceptional cake maker. She did not marry and died 12 Dec 1916 in Decorah. Arthur born 25 Nov 1879 owned and operated lumber yards in St. Paul, MN and later in California. He married Helma Larson and they had 2 children: Mildred and Lucile. Helma died 3 Dec 1920. Arthur then married Elma Drews. They had one child: Melvin. Arthur died 1 Mar 1948. Walter was born 17 Feb 1882. He was a lumberman in Minneapolis. He married Harriet Wilcox and they had 2 children: Donald and Helen. Walter died 30

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