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 Elvina Paulina Maria <I>Nelson</I> Thompson

Elvina Paulina Maria Nelson Thompson

Death 19 Oct 1959 (aged 71)
Parker, Turner County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Parker, Turner County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 100145215 · View Source
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Elvina Paulina Maria Nelson Thompson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jens Nelson, was born on Jan. 8, 1888, in Denmark. She passed away at her home in Parker at noon, Oct. 19, 1959, having reached the age of 71 years, 9 months and 11 days.

She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith in Denmark. At the age of 18 years she came to America with her parents.

She was united in marriage to Andrew P. Thompson on Oct. 16, 1906 at Parker, SD. Just a few days before her passing they had the privilege of observing their 53rd wedding anniversary.

They lived on farms in the Hurley, Davis and Parker communities. In 1947 they moved to their present home in Parker, where they have resided since.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her husband; seven children, Mrs. Henry Thompson (Eleanor), Sioux Falls; Mrs. Wm. Schaefer (Gladys), Parker; Mrs. Herke Niezwaag (Lily), Alcova, WY; Mrs. Selmer Tysdal (Florence), Parker; Mrs. Robert Joyce (Belva), Sioux Falls,; Wendell, Parker, and David, Sioux Falls; three brothers, Chris, Axel and Pete; four sisters, Christina, Annie, Jenny and Olga; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.




  • Created by: Gene Hammerstrom
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100145215
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elvina Paulina Maria Nelson Thompson (8 Jan 1888–19 Oct 1959), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100145215, citing Rosehill Cemetery, Parker, Turner County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Gene Hammerstrom (contributor 46834086) .