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 Elma <I>Mattson</I> Nylund

Elma Mattson Nylund

Birth
Brandon, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA
Death 16 Jan 1984 (aged 86)
Alexandria, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Holmes City, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Lot 12, Plot 4
Memorial ID 100334033 · View Source
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Elma Nylund was born in Brandon, Minnesota on December 8, 1897, the daughter of Charles and Mary Mattson. She was confirmed in the St. Paul's Lutheran Church in 1912 and attended rural school No. 45. Following school she worked on the family farm and also worked in Minneapolis and Menagha. In July 1941 Elma was united in marriage to Gust Nylund in Virginia, Minnesota. The couple moved to Moe Township in 1941, later moving to Kensington and finally Alexandria. In 1979 Elma moved into the Bethany Home where she died on Monday, January 16, 1984 at the age of 86 years.

Elma is survived by step-daughters: Gertrude Shook of Wayzata; Ina Will of Fremont, California; Mayme (Mrs. Milton) Johnson of Galena Park, Texas; and sister: Olga Johnson of Upsala. Elma was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and one step daughter.

Funeral services were Thursday, January 19, 1984 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Moe township with Rev. Dane W. Compton officiating. Interment was in St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Moe Township. Pallbearers were Verner Haabala, Wesley Lepisto, Walter Josephson, Willmar Mike, Vilho Nissala and Douglas Johnsrud. Honorary pallbearers were Bill Johnson, Isaac Johnson, Wesley, Siira Henry Stivland, Oscar Swanson and Douglas Johnsrud. Arrangements were with the Anderson Funeral Home.
(Echo Press, Feb. 3, 1984)


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  • Maintained by: kj
  • Originally Created by: Lainey
  • Added: 7 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100334033
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elma Mattson Nylund (8 Dec 1897–16 Jan 1984), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100334033, citing Saint Pauls Lutheran Church Cemetery, Holmes City, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by kj (contributor 47962105) .