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Irene Elva Godfrey Eilertson
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Birth: Jan. 1, 1910
Boone County
Iowa, USA
Death: Mar. 6, 1978
Mason City
Cerro Gordo County
Iowa, USA

Mrs. Eilertson dies after long illness

Funeral services were held Monday at Deer Creek Valley Lutheran church for Mrs. Leslie (Irene) Eilertson, 68. The Rev. Theodore Anderson officiated and interment was in the London-Deer Creek Cemetery.

Vocal duets were sung by Mrs. Frederick Davidson and Mrs. Marvid Davidson, and Mrs. Marvid Davidson was also the organist.

Pall bearers were Frederick Davidson, Marvid Davidson, Omer Davidson, James Trainer, Allen Rohne and Mathias Rohne.

Mrs. Eilertson died Thrusday, March 9, in a Mason City hospital. Although she had been disabled with a chronic illness for a number of years, her death came as the result of an unexpected heart attack.

She was born in Ogden, Iowa, January 10, 1910, the daughter of J. William and Elva Godfrey. She moved with her family to Worth county when she was a small child and attended schools in the Northwood and Plymouth area.

She married Leslie Eilertson December 12, 1937, in Mason City and they farmed in the Plymouth and Deer Creek areas. She was a member of the Deer Creek Valley Lutheran Church.

Survivors include her husband; two sons, Doyle and David, both of Northwood; four daughters, Mrs. Roger (Ilene) Haycox, St. Peter, Minn., Mrs. Janet Bergo, Lake Mills, Mrs. Byron (Marlys) Wood, Clear Lake, and Mrs. James (Rita) Rosenberg, St. Ansgar; 14 grandchildren; two brothers, Orble Godfrey of Northwood and Carl Godfrey, Plymouth; three sisters, Mrs. Beva Pixley, Northwood, Mrs. Ruth Logemann, Manly, and Mrs. Harry (Ione) Godfrey, Boone.

---from local paper - Mrs. Eilertson died March 9, 1978

Family links: 
  James William Godfrey (1876 - 1950)
  Elva Mae Kruger Godfrey (1878 - 1947)
  Leslie Tobias Eilertson (1910 - 1978)
  Doyle Leslie Eilertson (1938 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
London and Deer Creek Cemetery
Worth County
Iowa, USA
Maintained by: Bradley Tweed
Originally Created by: DM Scott
Record added: Mar 02, 2012
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Irene Elva <i>Godfrey</i> Eilertson
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