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Selma Caroline Jacobsen Grunden
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Birth: May 30, 1866, Sweden
Death: Nov. 29, 1946
Kittitas County
Washington, USA

Selma is buried next to her son.


Death came here this week to another of Kittitas Valley's pioneers, Mrs. Selma Caroline Grunden, 80, who had lived here 68 years.

Born in Sweden May 31, 1866, Mrs. Grunden came to Ellensburg in 1878, when she was 12 years old, and had made her home here continuously since that time. She was in Ellensburg during the last Indian uprising in Central Washington and witnessed growth of this area from a frontier section to its present development.

She made her home with the late J. L. Vaughn for several years after coming to the valley. She was married January 1, 1885, in Ellensburg to E. A. Grunden. He died February 11, 1934. for the past 10 years Mrs. Grunden made her home with a daughter, Mrs. Grant Nichols, here.

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Honeycutt-Evanson Chapel.
Family links: 
  Elof Arnson Grunden (1858 - 1934)
  John William Grunden (1887 - 1982)*
  Mary Ellen Grunden McEwen (1896 - 1916)*
  Alfred M. Grunden (1899 - 1940)*
  Nell M. Grunden Stuth (1902 - 1985)*
  Glenn Eugene Grunden (1909 - 1984)*
*Calculated relationship
IOOF Cemetery
Kittitas County
Washington, USA
Created by: Shelli Steedman
Record added: Oct 20, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12120283
Selma Caroline <i>Jacobsen</i> Grunden
Added by: Shelli Steedman
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Plot owned by Glenn Grunden.
- DaveWash
 Added: Feb. 24, 2012
Buried in plot G-027-02
- DaveWash
 Added: Jan. 22, 2012

- Shelli
 Added: Oct. 23, 2005

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