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Rolland Percival Abraham
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Birth: May 9, 1922
Union County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Nov. 2, 2006
Union County
South Dakota, USA

Rolland Abraham was born May 9, 1922 near Spink, SD to parents John and Selma (Solaas) Abraham. He died Thursday, November 2, 2006 in Alcester, SD at the age of 84 years, five months and 23 days.

Rolland was raised and educated in Union County, SD. He attended Brule Creek Lutheran Church where he was baptized and confirmed. Rolland married Ona Johnson on January 1, 1944; to this union four daughters, Diane, Lynette, Nancy and Laurie, were born. He joined the US Army and served during WWII as a military police. Following his enlistment, Rolland returned home and began farming. After 47 years of making their home on a farm near Beresford, they retired to Alcester. Rolland was a member of the Beresford VFW.

His parents, twin brother, Russell, and brothers, Delmer and Verdell preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife Ona; four daughters, Diane Larson of Huron, Lynette (David) Nelson of Volga, Nancy (Mike) Lyle of Canton and Laurie Filley of Kansas City, MO; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one sister, Deloris (Duane) Johnson of Beresford; and two sisters-in-law, Evelyn Abraham of Beresford and Wilda Abraham of Elk Point.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 4, 2006 at Dalesburg Lutheran Church, rural Beresford, SD. Visitation will be from 2:00-8:00 p.m. on Friday at Wass Funeral Home in Alcester with the family present from 6:30-8:00 p.m. 
Family links: 
  John Abraham (1898 - 1952)
  Selma Solaas Abraham (1900 - 1999)
  Ona Johnson Abraham (1921 - 2013)
  Rolland Percival Abraham (1922 - 2006)
  Russell L. Abraham (1922 - 1988)*
  Delmer Leon Abraham (1929 - 2004)*
  Raymond Verdell Abraham (1935 - 1982)*
*Calculated relationship
Dalesburg Lutheran Cemetery
Clay County
South Dakota, USA
Created by: Kathy Solem
Record added: Feb 03, 2012
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Rolland Percival Abraham
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Rolland Percival Abraham
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Rolland Percival Abraham
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