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Sophia Berg Ostenson Aareskjold
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Birth: Apr. 5, 1888
Melville
Sweet Grass County
Montana, USA
Death: Mar. 10, 1979
Montana, USA

Sophia Aareskjold, 90, died Saturday morning at the Pioneer Nursing Home where she had been a patient since August 16, 1971.

She was born April 5, 1888 in Melville, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Berg. Her parents were the first couple married in the Melville Lutheran Church and her father helped haul the stone when the Big Timber Lutheran Church was built in 1909.

She was married to Luther Aareskjold in April 1928. Mrs. Aareskjold had worked at Almeda's Cafe for about 25 years. She was a member of the Big Timber Lutheran Church and a member of the Lutheran Ladies Aid.

Preceded in death by her husband on November 6, 1965; and four children, Alta, Mima, Ioma and Orie. Survivors are one daughter, Vivian Ronneberg of Big Timber; two sisters, Iva Ekstrom of Marshfield, Missouri and Helen Lavold of Livingston; 15 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and 1 great, great grandchild.

Services will be Wednesday at 2pm at the Lowry Funeral Home with Pastor Eugene W. Nilson officiating. Burial will be in the Mountain View Cemetery.

--Published Big Timber Pioneer March 14, 1979--

Sophia Berg was also married in a double wedding ceremony to Martin Ostenson on 11/10/1906 at her parents home along with her brother Alfred Berg married Sanna Gustad. 
 
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 Parents:
  Andrew A Berg (1857 - 1926)
  Anna Hoyem Berg (1857 - 1950)
 
 Children:
  Alta Gladys Ostenson Allestad Weist (1912 - 1971)*
  Vivian Ostenson Ronneberg (1916 - 2006)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alfred Berg (1884 - 1917)*
  Enius Oseal Berg (1886 - 1912)*
  Sophia Berg Ostenson Aareskjold (1888 - 1979)
  Arthur I Berg (1891 - 1971)*
  Thelma Berg Booth (1893 - 1936)*
  Helen Berg Lavold (1895 - 1984)*
  Iva Leona Berg Ekstrom (1898 - 1981)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mountain View Cemetery
Big Timber
Sweet Grass County
Montana, USA
 
Maintained by: Melody
Originally Created by: Jim Harrison
Record added: Mar 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66941520
Sophia <i>Berg</i> Ostenson Aareskjold
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Sophia <i>Berg</i> Ostenson Aareskjold
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