|Birth: ||Jun. 19, 1879|
|Death: ||May 26, 1950|
Haavig Rites Held Wednesday
Was Early Day Resident of Fram Township
Albert O. Haavig, 71, pioneer farmer of Fram township passed away at Elbow Lake, Minn., Friday of last week. Death was due to a heart condition. Mr. Haavig was about to start back to North Dakota for the summer when he was stricken. He had been in poor health for the past two years.
A native of Grant county, Minnesota, born there JUne 19, 1879, he came to North Dakota with his parents, Hans and Turi Haavig in 1899. He took a homestead in Fram township where he lived all his life. The past three winters he had psent either in the west of at Elbow Lake.
He was married to Mathilda Smith in 1898 at Aastad, Minn. To this union were born the following children: Sylvester, Portland, Ore.' Mrs. Wlater Leidal (Tillie), Grenora, N.D.; Mrs. Wm. Pierce (Genetta), Spokane, Wash.; Henry, Seattle, Wash.; Mrs. Myrtle Odegard, Seattle; Mrs. Ed Rogelstad (Nora), Oak Ridge, Oregon; Kenneth, Seattle; Mrs. Roy Brown (Verna), New Rockford; Eddie, Seattle. Mrs. Haavig died in 1923 and he remiarried in 1926 to Edith Kolle at Moorhead, Minn. Two children were born to this union, Mrs. William Beauclaire (Meryl) and Hazel, both on Minot. (One daughter, Eunice, died in 1921.)
He is also survived by a brother, Martin Haavig, Elbow Lake, Minn., and two sister, Mrs. John Carlson, Wendell, Minn.; and Julia Haavig, Fergus Falls, Minn.
He was a charter member of the Bethania Lutheran church and active in church work for many years. He was also township supervisor for some time.
Funeral services were held from teh Bethania church in Wellsburg on Wednesday, May 31 with Reb. Marvin Odland officiating. Burial was made in the church cemetery. Pall-bearers were clifford Sannan, Newell Lillemon, Norris Hovland, Nels Solbert, Johnnie JOhnson and Adolph JOhnson. Honorary pall-bearers were Isaac Kolle, G.P. Melass, S T. Lillemon, Edgard Bjorke, Fred Meland and Lewis Lee.
From Albert's obituary.
Hans Hanson Haavig (1836 - 1917)
Turi Nelsdotter Haavig (1847 - 1927)
Mathilda Smith Haavig (1878 - 1923)
Edith Antonete Kolle Haavig (1893 - 1988)
Sylvester Milton Haavig (1898 - 1996)*
Teline Melvine Haavig Leidal (1900 - 1985)*
Geneta Haavig Pierce (1902 - 1966)*
Henry Chester Haavig (1904 - 1963)*
Nora Selena Haavig Rogelstad (1909 - 1985)*
Kenneth L. Haavig (1910 - 1997)*
Verna Haavig Holmes (1913 - 2002)*
Eunice Ellen Haavig (1919 - 1922)*
Note: Gravestone Photos Courtesy of the Manfred Heritage Museum
North Dakota, USA
Created by: David M. Pierce
Record added: Apr 05, 2011
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