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George Jorgen Tollefson
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Birth: Jan. 15, 1891
Eau Claire
Eau Claire County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Dec. 6, 1966
Eau Claire
Eau Claire County
Wisconsin, USA

George Tollefson

Eleva (Special) -- George Tollefson, 75, Eleva, died Tuesday morning in Luther Hospital, Eau Claire. Born Jan. 15, 1889 here, he farmed in this area most of his life.

He retired in 1952 and moved here in 1956.

Survivors include his wife, Ethel; three sons, Gyle, Phillip, Orville, all Eleva, four daughters, Mrs. Larry Johnson, Eau Claire, Mrs. Orville Sather, Eleva, Mrs. Sherwin Burr, Milwaukee, Mrs. Roy Emch, Spokane, Wash.; 36 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

The Rev. Clifford Pederson will conduct funeral services at 2 p.m. Thursday in Eleva Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Eleva Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Kjentvet and son Funeral Home from 3 p.m. Wednesday to noon Thursday then at the church.

Family devotional services will be at 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, Dec 6, 1966


 
 
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 Parents:
  Ole Tollefson (1845 - 1929)
  Guri Tollefson (1845 - 1934)
 
 Spouse:
  Ethel Abby Emberson Tollefson (1891 - 1987)
 
 Children:
  Gyle A Tollefson (1916 - 1979)*
  Alice Georgetta Tollefson Emch (1918 - 2009)*
  Margaret E. Tollefson Rosencrans (1921 - 2002)*
  Phillip Tollefson (1922 - 2008)*
  Orville Burdette Tollefson (1926 - 1992)*
  Elaine Georgette Tollefson Burr (1927 - 1984)*
  James H Tollefson (1934 - 1940)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thea Tollefson Semingson (1871 - 1945)*
  Peder Tollefson (1875 - 1958)**
  Chris Olaf Tollefson (1884 - 1961)*
  Henry Tollefson (1885 - 1909)**
  Lawrence Oscar Tollefson (1889 - 1959)*
  George Jorgen Tollefson (1891 - 1966)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
Married Jan 16, 1915
 
Burial:
Eleva Cemetery
Eleva
Trempealeau County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Maintained by: Diane F
Originally Created by: Bill Hart
Record added: Sep 03, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96466534
George Jorgen Tollefson
Added by: Bill Hart
 
George Jorgen Tollefson
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