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Sunnes, Christina Marie 1824 – 1898


Posted By: Joy Moore (email)
Date: 11/1/2020 at 11:02:39

Source: Decorah Republican May 12, 1898 P 5 C 4

SUNNES- Friday morning, May 6th, 1898, at the home of her son, E. M. Sunnes, in this city, Mrs. Christina Marie Sunnes, aged nearly 74 years.
Mrs. Sunnes was born in Christiania, Norway, where she was married. Her husband died forty- five years ago. In 1871 she came to America with her son, and after a five years’ residence in Chicago they came to Decorah, where their home has been over since. Mrs. Sunnes was taken sick about three months ago, and during the past five weeks has been confined to her bed. The funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the home. Rev. Stub officiating. The remains were interred in the Norwegian cemetery. A short service was also held at the grave, and Luren sang at both the home and the cemetery.

Transcriber’s Note: Find a Grave shows her name as Marie Christine and that she was born July 4, 1898. She is buried in Lutheran Decorah Cemetery.

Lutheran Decorah Cemetery

Winneshiek Obituaries maintained by Bruce Kuennen.
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