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 Florence B. <I>Boekhoff</I> Tobiason

Florence B. Boekhoff Tobiason

Birth
McCook County, South Dakota, USA
Death 18 Jan 1989 (aged 84)
Viborg, Turner County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Parker, Turner County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 100048872 · View Source
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Florence B. Tobiason was born on a farm in McCook County, SD on Feb. 27, 1904, the daughter of Anton and Effie (Ackerman) Boekhoff. As a young child she moved with her parents to a farm northwest of Parker where she attended Spaniol School District #52.

She was married to Peter H. Viet on Feb. 27, 1923 in Parker.

They resided on a farm southeast of Monroe, SD. She enjoyed cooking and did so at the Parker House Hotel and later for the Lake Wilson School System at Lake Wilson, MN. She also was a cook at the McKennan Café in Sioux Falls for a number of years.

She was married to Simon Tobiason in February of 1965. He passed away in July of 1965.

She moved to Lennox in 1969 and had been a resident of Sunrise Manor in Lennox since 1971.

Florence was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Simon; two grandchildren: Gary and Donna Swenson; two brothers: George and Marvin Boekhoff, and one sister, Minnie Wessels.

Florence passed away at the Pioneer Memorial Hospital in Viborg on Jan. 18, 1989. She fell and underwent surgery for a fractured hip on Dec. 28, 1988. She rallied for a time but suffered a slight stroke and her health failed rapidly.

Surviving are her daughter and husband: Edna and Donald Swenson of Parker; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; one brother, Ben Boekhoff of Puyallup, WA; two sisters: Mrs. George (Ann) Heibult of Parker, and Mrs. Mabel Daily of Puyallup, WA.


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  • Created by: Gene Hammerstrom
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100048872
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Florence B. Boekhoff Tobiason (27 Feb 1904–18 Jan 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100048872, citing Rosehill Cemetery, Parker, Turner County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Gene Hammerstrom (contributor 46834086) .