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Mathilda Smith Haavig
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Birth: Sep. 5, 1878
Death: Apr. 20, 1923

Heimdel Woman Dies of Paryletic Stroke

Mrs. A. O. Haavig, who resided with her family three miles northwest of Heimdal, died a week ago last Friday, April 20th from a paralytic stroke after having been ill about two weeks. Deceased was well known in that community having lived there since 1899 when her husband homesteaded there. Funeral services were held last Tuesday, April 24th from the Wellsburg chuch with Rev. Langseth in charge. Interment was in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Haavig was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. G. Smith and was born in Lake Mills, Iowa in 1878. She is survived by her mother who resides at Kellog, Idaho, three brothers and two sisters, her husband and 10 children, Sylvester, Fremen; Mrs. W. L. Leidal, Wellsburg; Mrs. Wm. Pierce, Bremen and Henry, Myrtle, Nora, Kenneth, Verna and Eddie who are at home. One child died in infancy about a year ago.

Mrs. Haavig was a splendid woman and a kind and loving mother.

Card of Thanks

We wish to express our heartfelt thanks to our many friends and neighbors who so kindly assisted us during the illness and death of our beloved wife and mother. Especially to those who sang and for the floral offerings.

A.O. Haavig and family.

From Mathilda's obituary. 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel G. Smith (1847 - 1911)
  Julia Guri Johnson Smith (1850 - 1924)
 
 Spouse:
  Albert Olous Haavig (1879 - 1950)*
 
 Children:
  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)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nels J.W. Smith (1871 - 1914)*
  John Elias Smith (1874 - 1932)*
  Samuel S. Smith (1876 - 1956)*
  Mathilda Smith Haavig (1878 - 1923)
  Mary S. Smith Anderson (1880 - 1966)*
  Caroline Smith Braham (1882 - 1909)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Photo Courtesy of the Manfred Heritage Museum
 
Burial:
Bethania Cemetery
Wells County
North Dakota, USA
 
Created by: David M. Pierce
Record added: Apr 05, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67916259
Mathilda <i>Smith</i> Haavig
Added by: David M. Pierce
 
Mathilda <i>Smith</i> Haavig
Added by: David M. Pierce
 
Mathilda <i>Smith</i> Haavig
Added by: David M. Pierce
 
 
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