|Birth: ||Jan. 13, 1871|
Hordaland fylke, Norway
|Death: ||Jul. 22, 1958|
Edmund Edmundson, 87, was born January 13, 1871, in Voss, Norway and passed away July 22, 1958 at the Wesley Hospital in Wadena.
He immigrated from Norway to America at the age of 21 and worked in Illinois 7 years, Madison, WI 3 years and Williamsburgh, VA for 11 years.
He was united in marriage to Hilda Skaro, April 21, 1911 at Williamsburgh, VA and had been married 47 years at the time of his death. Mr. and Mrs. Edmundson moved to Sebeka 45 years ago and were engaged in farming until three years ago when they moved to a home in Sebeka.
He leaves to mourn his passing his wife, three sons and three daughters, namely: Earl of Sebeka, MN; Albert, New Philadelphia, Ohio; Blaine, Anoka, MN; Mrs. Jack Morgan (Julia), Minneapolis, MN; Mrs. Chester Tollefson (Gladys), Anoka, MN; and Mrs. Harry S. Dobbie (Ailene), LaGrange, Illinois; also Mrs. Thomas Ellefson (sister), Mt. Horeb, WI; one sister, Gertrude and other relatives living in Norway, sixteen grandchildren and a host of friends.
He was a member of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Sebeka.
Funeral services for this respected pioneer citizen were held Friday, July 25 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church with Rev. R. E. Anderson officiating.
Mrs. Russell Nelson and Mrs. Oray Tangen sang "Face to Face" and "Nearer My God to Thee".
Pallbearers were Steven Niska, Wayne Kiser, John Lillquist, Benjamin School, Fred Thompson, John Quale and Rudolph Stelck.
Friends and relatives attending from a distance were Albert Edmundson, New Philadelphia, Ohio; Mr. and Mrs. Jack Morgan and family of Minneapolis; Mr. and Mrs. Chester Tollefson and family of Anoka; Theodore Tollefson of Gaylord, MN; Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Nordwall of Park Rapids; Mrs. Harry S. Dobbie, La Grange, IL; Mr. and Mrs. Blaine Edmundson of Anoka; Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Heern, Wadena; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Broker, Verndale and Mr. and Mrs. Martin Heern, Staples; Mrs. Henry Westby and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Hocking, Effie, MN; Mrs. Clara Berg, Mr. Theodore Tollefson, and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Tollefson, all of Gaylord, MN; Mrs. Herman Zimmerman of Parkers Prairie, MN and Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Anderson of Park Rapids, MN.
Hilda Aletha Skaro Edmundson (1889 - 1971)*
Earl Herbert Edmundson (1912 - 1999)*
Julia Margaret Edmundson Morgan (1917 - 2005)*
Gladys M Edmundson Tollefson (1919 - 2013)*
Created by: Alaine B
Record added: Feb 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47645659
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