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Hazel N. Shafer Ronning
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Birth: Jan. 15, 1903
Valley Springs
Minnehaha County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Dec. 9, 2003
Sioux Falls
Minnehaha County
South Dakota, USA

Hazel N. Shafer, daughter of Albert and Martha (Sjurson) Shafer, was born January 15, 1903 in Valley Springs, SD. She grew up there and graduated from Valley Springs High School in 1921.

Hazel was united in marriage with Carl J. Tveidt on March 17, 1923 in Sioux Falls, SD. The couple made their home at Booge, SD where they operated a General Store. They moved to Oregon in 1948. A short time later they moved to Garretson, SD. Hazel also worked as a beautician from 1940 to 1963. Carl preceded her in death on September 9, 1959.

Hazel was united in marriage with Olai Ronning on June 11, 1963 in Garretson, SD. The couple made their home in Dell Rapids, SD. Olai preceded her in death on November 22, 1979. Hazel later moved to Sioux Falls.

Hazel was a charter member of Garretson American Legion Auxiliary Unit #0023 for 73 years. She was also active in various churches and other organizations through the years.

Grateful for having shared her life are two sons, Carroll Tveidt and his wife, Ferne, Hood River, OR, Jerome Tveidt and his wife, Adeline, Sioux Falls, SD; one daughter, Judy Lakin, Corvallis, OR; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; one step-son, Lowell Ronning and his wife, Florence, Dell Rapids, SD; and a host of other relatives and friends.

In addition to her husbands, Hazel was preceded in death by a grandson, Todd Tveidt; her parents; five brothers, Otho, Elmer, Aaron, Lawrence, Harold; and six sisters, Edna Nerison, Josephine Wroe, Zona Bolton, Ella Grimm, Mildred Smith and Viola Diggs.

Relatives and friends are invited to gather with the family for lunch and fellowship at Dow Rummel Village following the memorial service.



1000 N. Lake Street, Sioux Falls, SD
Died: Tuesday, December 9, 2003
Sioux Falls, SD
Age: 100 years, 10 months, 24 days

11:00 AM Saturday, December 13, 2003
Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Garretson, SD

Hazel's Grandsons and Great-grandsons
Jon Tveidt ~ Kevin Tveidt ~ Jay Tveidt ~ Josh Lakin
Brian Scott ~ Jerry Ekker ~ Nathan Tveidt ~ Jerry Tveidt
Michael Tveidt ~ Justin Scott ~ Darren Scott ~ Kyle Cassidy

1:30 PM Saturday, December 13, 2003
Halladay-Peterson Chapel at Dow Rummel Village, Sioux Falls, SD
Chaplain Eugene DeHoogh, Officiating
Mary Simko, Organist
Jon Salberg, Vocalist
"Den Store Hvide Flok"
"How Great Thou Art"
Mary Simko, Vocalist
"On Eagle's Wings"

The flower on the altar is in memory of
Hazel's grandson, Todd Tveidt

Family links: 
  Albertus Hoyt Shafer (1856 - 1933)
  Martha Nelsena Sjurson Shafer (1863 - 1956)
  Olai Ronning (1886 - 1979)
  Carl J. Tveidt (1896 - 1959)*
  Carroll J Tveidt (1924 - 2013)*
  Zona Louise Shafer Bolton (1882 - 1970)*
  Gertrude Viola Shafer Diggs (1886 - 1913)*
  G. Elmer Shafer (1889 - 1984)*
  Aaron Nelson Shafer (1891 - 1983)*
  Harold Neal Shafer (1900 - 1984)*
  Hazel N. Shafer Ronning (1903 - 2003)
  Edna G Shafer Nerison (1905 - 2000)*
  Mildred Shafer Smith (1908 - 1977)*
*Calculated relationship
Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery
Minnehaha County
South Dakota, USA
Created by: dells
Record added: Mar 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49444324
Hazel N. <i>Shafer</i> Ronning
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Hazel N. <i>Shafer</i> Ronning
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