U., ordained 1936, Pastor our Savior's Lutheran Church, Perth Amboy, NJ, First English Lutheran Church, Fergus Falls, MN. Married Dorothy Maxine Bollum in 1935. Currently they make their home on Lake Kabekona near LaPorte, MN. Christian and Dorothy had 6 children: Anthony, Jonathan, Madelyn, Elizabeth, Janet and Margaret. Anthony A. , B.A. Luther College, Rhodes Scholar, Oxford, England, M.A., Ph.D., m. Nicole LeMoine (separated), m. Meredith Pell, reside in Binghamton, NY where Anthony is a professor at New York State University. Jonathan B.A. Luther College, MA., B.Th., m. Mary Catherine Preus, reside in Bukuru Plateau, Nigeria where Jonathan and Mary teach. Madelyn Marie, B.A. Luther College, m. Thomas Lawrence, reside in Stoughton, Wl. Elizabeth Ann  B.A. Luther College, M.A., Ed.D., m. Benjamin Aune, reside in Minnetonka, MN. Janet Louise B.A. Luther College, m. Van R. Ellig, reside in Fergus Falls, MN. Margaret Theresa  B.A. U. of MN, (separated from first marriage) m. Arno Kahn, reside in Duluth, MN.

Nora Margrethe Ulring (b. 30 Sep 1910) B.A. Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD. High school teacher, married the late Alvin Rogness in 1934. Dr. Rogness was President of Luther Theological Seminary. Nora makes her home at 1555 Branston, St. Paul, Mn. Nora and Alvin had 6 children: Michael, Paul, Stephen, Martha, Peter and Andrew. Michael B.A. Augustana College, B.D., Ph.D., m. Eva Marie Kirchner, reside in St. Paul where he is a professor at Luther Seminary. Paul (20 Jul 1936-18 Aug 1960) B.A. Augustana College, Rhodes Scholar, Oxford, England. Stephen  B.A. Augustana College, M.A., (separated from first marriage), m. Patricia Irene Anderson, reside in Minneapolis, MN where he is in hospital administration. Martha B.A. Augustana College, m. Wayne D. Vetter (separated), resides in Cloquet, MN where she teaches in the high school. Peter B.A. Augustana College, M. Div., m. Geraldine Sheridan, reside in Milwaukee, Wl where he is a Bishop in the Lutheran Church. Andrew B.A. Augustana College, M. Div., m. Patti Sue David, reside in Madison, Wl where he is a Lutheran Church pastor.

Paul Gerhard Preus (b. 4 Jul 1914) B.A. Luther College, M.A. U. of Iowa, Lt (jg) U.S. Navy, founding president Quinsigamond Community College, Worcester, MA, 1939 married Solveig Dorrum (d. 7 Dec 1989). She was a daughter of Prof. Ingebret and Anna Dorrum of Decorah. B.A. Luther College, M.A. U. of Iowa, composer, Prof. Wheelock, Boston, MA. Currently Paul G. Preus makes his home at 47 Bayberry Road, West Yarmouth, MA. Paul and Solveig had 2 children: Nicholas and Christian. Nicholas E. B.A. Luther College, M.A., Ph.D. U. of Wisconsin, teacher Decorah High School, instructor Luther College, faculty member U. of Wisconsin, Ass't Prof. Ithaca College, m. Corby Reynolds, divide their time between their home in Springwater Village, Decorah and Forest City, IA where Nick is an assistant professor at Waldorf College. Christian P B.A. Luther College, m. Elizabeth Paschke Preus, reside in St. Louis Park, Mn where Chris is in the computer software business.

Nelson Forde Preus (b. 1 Mar 1918) B.A. Luther College, B.Th. and M.TH. Luther Seminary, ordained 1944, Pastor and Bishop A.L.C. In 1951 married Marilyn LaVonne Grangaard, daughter of O.H. and Ruth Althea (Johnson) Grangaard of Waukon, IA. Nelson and Marilyn had 3 children: Joel Timothy, Mary Ruth Magdalene and Sara Elizabeth. Joel B.A. Luther College, m. Christine Lenfant, reside in Tours, France. Mary B.A. Luther College, resides in Minneapolis where she is a freelance musician. Sara B.A. Concordia College, m Bryan Klingberg, reside in Seoul, Korea where Sara and Bryan teach.

David Walter Preus (b. 28 May 1922) B.A. Luther College, B.Th. Luther Seminary, Chairman Board of Youth Activity A.L.C., ordained 1950, U.S. Army Signal Intelligence Officer Washington, DC, Manila, Philippine Islands and Sapporo, Japan. Member Minneapolis School Board and Planning Commission. Past-Presiding Bishop (President) A.L.C. In 1951 married Ann Margaret Overgaard Madsen, daughter of Vagner and Kristine (Olesen) Madsen. Ann earned a B.A. and M.A. U. of Minnesota. They currently live at 60 Seymour, Minneapolis. David and Ann had 5 children: Martha Kristine, David Andrew, Stephen John Madsen, Louise Marie and Laura. Martha  B.A. Luther College, m. Christian Klarman (separated), m. James Hakavi, reside in Anchorage, AK. David attended Augsburg College and U. of Minnesota, m. Carmenza Duque, reside in Minneapolis. Stephen B.A. Luther College, m. Martha Jean Olstad, associated with Lutheran Brotherhood Insurance Company. Stephen and Martha reside in Burnsville, MN. Louise  B.A. Texas Lutheran College, m. John E. Parish, reside in Valdez, AK. Laura  B.A. St. Olaf College, resides in Minneapolis while a student at U. of Minnesota.

Ove Jacob Hjort Preus B.A. Luther College, M.A. and Ph.D. U. of Minnesota, U.S. Army Paratrooper, Cadet: West Point, Prof, of English at California State U. Sacramento. In 1953 married Carol Juliana Peterson of Scandinavia, Wl (separated), married Virginia Bachman of Sacramento (separated). Ove makes his home at 2212 Woodside Lane, Sacramento, CA. Ove and Carol had 2 children: Christopher Raymond (7 Sep 1960-30 Nov 1980) and Matthew Ove Forde Preus B.A. Luther College, resides in Los Angeles, CA.

"Jordahl and Kaasa. Stability and Change: Luther College in its Second Century".

Price — Krumm Family

(Ruth Krumm Price)

Ruth Krumm Price was born in Burr Oak Twp. 19 Mar 1919 to Louis George and Lydia Alice (Slack) Krumm. Her paternal great-great-grandparents were Johann Gottlob Krumm, born in Germany in 1791 and died in Ft. Atkinson, IA in 1864, and his wife Rosina Judith Eberlen, born in Germany in 1791 and died in Ft. Atkinson in 1868. They had followed their son, also named Johann Gottlob


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