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Elizabeth Neilson 1866-1939


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 7/25/2013 at 01:57:20

Elizabeth Nielson [Neilson] Passed Away at Wallingford
Funeral Services Held for Wallingford Resident; Miss Neilson Passed Away in the Coleman Hospital
The funeral services of the late Miss Elizabeth Neilson was Monday, September 18, 1939, in the Mahlum and Anderson funeral parlor of Estherville, Rev. Peder Nordsletten, of Wallingford, was the officiating clergyman. Mrs. P.G. Paulson of Ringsted, served as the pianist. The audience sang two hymn: “What a Friend We Have in Jesus” and “In Heaven Above.” Rev. Nordsletten sang: “Will the Circle be Unbroken?” Rev. 21:1-7 was used as the text.

Interment was made in the High Lake cemetery, six miles east of Wallingford. The following men acted as pall bearers: George Neilson, of Graettinger, Walter Neilson, of Fenton, Clark Neilson, of Slayton, Minnesota, August Neilson, of Rolfe, Frank Neilson, of Osgood and John Loewenberg, of Armstrong.

Elizabeth Neilson was born in the province of Ontario, Canada, April 20, 1866, and passed away September 15, 1939, at 4:30 P.M. at the Estherville hospital at the age of 73 years, 4 months, 26 days At the age of 20 years she went to Rochester, N.Y., where she remained until 1916 since that time she has made her home with her brother, Robert.

She leaves to mourn her loss three brothers and three sisters: William Neilson, of Slayton, Minnesota; Robert Neilson, of Wallingford; Frank Neilson, of Emmetsburg; Mrs. Belle Timmons, of Prairie City, Iowa; Mrs. Anna Carson, of Melcher, Iowa; and Mrs. Maggie Van Maren of Runels, Iowa, and other relatives and friends.

Her father and two brothers, Fred and James passed away in 1916; her mother in 1919, and one brother, John, in 1921 in Manitoba, Canada.

The Times extends sincere sympathy to the sorrowing relatives. (Graettinger Times, Graettinger, IA, September 28, 1939)


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