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 Caroline Mathilde <I>Koren</I> Naeseth

Caroline Mathilde Koren Naeseth

Birth
Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
Death 27 Apr 1945 (aged 88)
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 104437508 · View Source
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Mason City Globe Gazette (Iowa) April 30, 1945
Aged Widow of Former Lutheran Pastor Dies
Decorah – Mrs. Christine Koren Naeseth, 88, widow of the late Rev. Christen A. Naeseth, early day member of the faculty of Luther college, died Friday in a Minneapolis hospital, following a long illness.
Funeral services were conducted by Doctor O. J. H. Preus, president of Luther college, at the First Lutheran church here Saturday. Mrs. Naeseth was a daughter of the Rev. Dr. Vilhelm Koren, who with his wife, established residence on Washington Prairie, 6 miles south east of Decorah in 1853 to become the first permanent Lutheran missionary west of the Mississippi river. Surviving are her son, the Rev. William K. Naeseth, Rochester, Minn., her daughters, Miss Elsa Naeseth, Minneapolis, and Miss Henrietta Naeseth, head of the English department at Augustana college, Rock Island, Ill., and her sister, Miss Marie Koren, Decorah.



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  • Created by: Ida Jean
  • Added: 31 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 104437508
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Caroline Mathilde Koren Naeseth (21 Jan 1857–27 Apr 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 104437508, citing Lutheran Cemetery, Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Ida Jean (contributor 46790959) .