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Esther Amelia Jensen Gilbertson
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Birth: Jan. 4, 1885
Blair
Washington County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Oct. 21, 1964
Blair
Washington County
Nebraska, USA

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(Acknowledgement to Washington County Genealogical Society for archive of following obituary)

Enterprise 22 Oct 1964
Mrs. Gilbertson To Be Buried Saturday

Mrs. Edwin Gilbertson, 79, passed away early Wednesday morning, October 21st at the Good Shepherd Home where she has been for the past nine years and has been bedfast for the past four years.

Esther Amelia Jensen was born to the late Soren and Sena Jensen on January 4, 1885. She was married to Edwin Gilbertson on September 16, 1903, and they lived on a farm in the Rose Hill District for ten years before moving to Blair to a farm north of Dana College. They moved to Lincoln in May of 1948.

Mr. Gilbertson passed away on February 9, 1954. Mrs. Gilbertson lived with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Kennell, in Lincoln for one year before coming to the Good Shepherd Home.

She is survived by four children, Lyle Gilbertson of Lynwood, California, Mrs. Waldo Wilson (Charlotte) of Joliet, Illinois, Kenneth Gilbertson of Syracuse, New York and Mrs. Leonard Kennell (Myrtle) of Lincoln, nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; also one sister, Mrs. Myrtle Voss of Blair; three brothers, Nels and Henry Jensen of Blair and Albert A. Jensen of Millard.

Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m., October 24th at the First Lutheran Church. The Rev. George Palleson will officiate and burial will be in the Blair Cemetery. The Bendorf Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers will be her nephews; Merton Jensen, J. Merton Kuhr, John Voss, Stanley Jensen, Alton Jensen and Gerald Jensen.

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 Parents:
  Soren Jensen (1842 - 1917)
  Anna Sine Petersen Jensen (1848 - 1931)
 
 Spouse:
  Edwin Gilbertson (1876 - 1954)*
 
 Children:
  Kenneth Byron Gilbertson (1909 - 1985)*
  Charlotte L Gilbertson Wilson (1912 - 2009)*
  Myrtle Lorraine Gilbertson Kennell (1914 - 1988)*
 
 Siblings:
  Anna B Jensen Jensen (1867 - 1945)*
  Emma Marie Jensen Svendgaard (1868 - 1944)*
  James Harold Jensen (1870 - 1945)*
  James Peter Jensen (1873 - 1938)*
  Nels Martin Jensen (1875 - 1967)*
  Mary Marie Jensen Reeh (1877 - 1949)*
  Andrew George Jensen (1879 - 1948)*
  Edward Arthur Jensen (1880 - 1959)*
  Henry Chris Jensen (1882 - 1975)*
  Esther Amelia Jensen Gilbertson (1885 - 1964)
  Albert Alvin Jensen (1887 - 1967)*
  Sorena Dosena Jensen Kuhr (1890 - 1943)*
  Myrtle Jensen Voss (1892 - 1974)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Blair Cemetery
Blair
Washington County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Block: 65 Lot: 5 Grave: 4
 
Created by: S. Wardell
Record added: Jul 01, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 113139344
Esther Amelia <i>Jensen</i> Gilbertson
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Esther Amelia <i>Jensen</i> Gilbertson
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