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Andrew J. Iverson 1872-1941


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 7/18/2013 at 00:25:38

A.Iverson of Wallingford Passes Away
Andrew Iverson, 69, of Wallingford was buried this afternoon in High Lake cemetery. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. at the Wallingford Lutheran church.

Iverson died Sunday [September 28, 1941] at his home near Wallingford. He is survived by his widow and five children.

Born in Emmet county Oct. 31, 1872, Iverson farmed in Iowa and Dakota, all his life. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, October 1, 1941)

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Oct. 1, from the Wallingford Lutheran church for Andrew J. Iverson, with the Rev. L.G. Hinderaker officiating.

Andrew J. Iverson, son of John Iverson Lodve and Gurina Johnson Moen was born Oct. 31, 1872, in High Lake township, Emmet county, Iowa. He was baptized and confirmed in the Immanuel Lutheran congregation. He lived in Emmet county all his life, with the exception of about 20 years which he spent in North and South Dakota.

He was united in marriage to Miss Gertie L. Johnson, May 23, 1900. To this union nine children were born. Mrs. Myrtle Ostrander of Ligonier, Ind., who was unable to be present at the funeral services of her father; Mrs. Cora Thompson of Britton, S.D., Mrs. Esther Isaakson of Spirit Lake; Mrs. Gena Jamison of Estherville; Lawrence, Earl, Arthur and Gordon of Wallingford and Raymond of Camp Claiborne, La.; also 12 grandchildren. Four brothers and three sisters preceded him in death, Lewis, Knute, Nels, Knute, Martha, Britha and Mrs. Anga Thompson. The brothers who survive Mr. Iverson are: Iver of Fargo, N.D., Martin of Jamestown, N.D., Carl of Chicago, Ill., and John of Estherville. Two brothers, Iver and Carl were unable to attend the funeral services.

Mr. Iverson has been in poor health for many years, and in this past January he began failing more seriously; so, on Feb. 14, he was taken to Iowa City where he spent three weeks under medical care. He was returned home and since then had been bedfast until his death on Sunday morning, Sept. 28. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, October 6, 1941)


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