Father Halvor Olson Grofsrud, mother Ingeborg Larsdatter Helge name was Americanized to "Harry"
Came to America in 1853 when he was 18 years of age. Married Gunhild in 1856.
Death calls husband and wife within 24 hours. Mrs. Halvorson passed away Monday morning after a few days sickness beginning with grippe, which turned into pneumonia. Mr Halvorson's condition was identical with that of his wife. The double funeral will be held Friday at the church. Burial in church cemetery. officiating Rev. Gunderson. Left to mourn six grown children.