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Esther Gevarda Klanderud Bottolfsen
Birth: Aug. 24, 1911
Death: Jan. 7, 2007

Esther G. Bottolfsen, age 95, of Hartington, died on Sunday, January 7, 2007 at the Golden Living Center in Hartington Nebraska.
Memorial Services will be 1:00 pm, Saturday, January 27, 2007 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Hartington with Rev. Bob Bryan officiating. Internment will be in the Paragon Cemetery, rural Hartington. The Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington is in charge of arrangements.

Esther was born on August 24, 1911 at rural Wynot to Manuel and Arna (Haug) Klanderud. She was baptized at the Lime Creek Evangelical Lutheran Church south of Maskell Sept 24, 1911 by Rev A.J. Nervig, sponsors were, Peder Klanderud, Karoline Klanderud, Emanuel Stolpe, Anna Stolpe. She was confirmed at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Obert on June 20, 1926 by Rev Oscar C. Harang. She attended grade school in the rural schools of Ames Creek, Pleasant Grove (Monument School), and Brookey Bottom, all in Cedar County. She attended the Obert High School for 3 years, which was all that was offered there. The last year of high school was attended at Wayne State College where she earned college credits and received her teaching certificate. She taught for 8 years in the Brookey Bottom School and the Lone Valley School.

Esther married C. Kenneth Bottolfsen on May 22, 1937 at Obert. Following their marriage they spent a summer in California and returned to the Hartington area in 1938 and began farming. In 1957 Esther went back to teaching at the St. James Public School for 3 years. She then taught at Branch School for a year and then 7 years at St. Peter School. When the school closed for the lack of students she taught at Mayflower School for 4 years. Her last 2 years of teaching were spent at Branch School. She retired in 1975 after 25 years of teaching rural schools in Cedar County.

Esther taught Sunday School and held office in the Women's Organization of Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Obert. She later became a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, the ALCW, and was the church librarian. She was a member of the Farmers Union in Hartington.
Per Esther's wishes, her body was cremated.

Esther is survived by 5 children, 3 sons and 2 daughters, 10 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, 2 sisters, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Kenneth on Sept. 30, 1985, an infant sister, 2 brothers, a grandson,David
and a granddaughter.
Gail
Memorials are preferred to the Paragon Cemetery Association
 
 
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 Parents:
  Manuel Klanderud (1875 - 1958)
  Arna Othilia Haug Klanderud (1883 - 1953)
 
 Spouse:
  Charles Kenneth Bottolfsen (1909 - 1985)
 
 Children:
  Gene Bottolfsen (1940 - 2012)*
 
 Siblings:
  Otto Martinus Klanderud (1908 - 1958)*
  Henry C. Klanderud (1909 - 1979)*
  Esther Gevarda Klanderud Bottolfsen (1911 - 2007)
  Olga Marie Klanderud Bottolfsen (1914 - 2007)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Paragon Cemetery
Hartington
Cedar County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Block 4, lot 7
 
Created by: Connie Bottolfsen/Loftus
Record added: Jun 16, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19924502
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