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 Esther Katinka <I>Larson</I> Halvorson

Esther Katinka Larson Halvorson

Kingsbury County, South Dakota, USA
Death 31 Oct 1979 (aged 78)
Brookings, Brookings County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Sinai, Brookings County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 100023044 · View Source
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Esther Halvorson, 78, Brookview Manor resident, died Wednesday, October 31, 1979 at the Brookings Hospital.

Esther Kathinka Larson was born July 8, 1901, in Kingsbury County near Lake Preston, daughter of Edwin C. and Martha Larson. She attended rural schools in North Lake Preston and was graduated from Augustana Normal School in Sioux Falls. She married Clifford Halvorson June 23, 1923, in North Lake Preston. He died August 6, 1939 in Brookings.

The couple farmed near Sinai, moving to Brookings in 1931. Mrs. Halvorson was an insurance agent until her retirement in 1966.

Funeral services were held Saturday in First Lutheran Church with the Rev. Dan Haertl officiating. Burial was in the West Sinai Cemetery.

Survivors include one son, Dr. Harold Halvorson of Reno, Nevada; two daughters, Mrs. Gary (Alice) Harms of Rapid City and Mrs. Jack (Marilyn) Blaess of Edmund, OK; nine grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Ruby Oines of Brookings and Mrs. Sedley (Mildred) Lingo of Loveland, Colorado, and one brother, Arthur Larson of Woodland, California.




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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Esther Katinka Larson Halvorson (8 Jul 1901–31 Oct 1979), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100023044, citing West Sinai Lutheran Cemetery, Sinai, Brookings County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Lindalee (contributor 47950808) .