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 Goldie Gladys Irene <I>Svendgaard</I> Follen

Goldie Gladys Irene Svendgaard Follen

Washington County, Nebraska, USA
Death 13 Jul 1999 (aged 93)
Blair, Washington County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Blair, Washington County, Nebraska, USA
Plot Block: 116 Lot: 27 Grave: 4
Memorial ID 111913432 · View Source
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(Acknowledgement to Washington County Nebraska Genealogical Society for archive of following obituary)

Goldie (Svendgaard) Follen
Died on 7/13/1999
Buried in Blair Cemetery


Goldie Follen, 93, of Blair, died Tuesday, July 13, 1999, at Crowell Memorial Home in Blair. Services were 2 p.m. on Friday, July 16, at First United Methodist Church in Blair. Burial was in the Blair Cemetery.

Goldie Follen was born April 11, 1906, to Peter and Emma (Jensen) Svendgaard near Orum. She attended school in the March District and later worked for a sister near Kennard.

On Feb. 24, 1926, she married Roy Follen. The couple farmed in Washington County and moved to Blair in 1936. She worked at several places: as a nurse's aide at Memorial Community Hospital, at Crowell Memorial Home, Dr. Finn Optical and Tots & Teens. In 1985, she and her husband moved to Crowell Home, where he died on Feb. 2, 1993. She was a member of First United Methodist Church since 1927, and a member of Royal Neighbors, the Danish Brotherhood and the Nurse's Association.

She is survived by her two daughters and son-in-law, Delores and Delbert Osborne of Omaha, and Phyllis Sully of Las Vegas, Nev.; seven grandchildren, Dennis and David Osborne, Susan Petersen, Kevin and Rick Sully, Cheryl Vahle and Pamela Christensen; seventeen great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; sister, Pearl Stricklett; sister-in-law, Helen Skov of Blair; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers and three sisters.

Memorials are suggested to Crowell Memorial Home or First United Methodist Church.

Campbell-Aman Funeral Home in Blair was in charge of arrangements.





  • Created by: S. Wardell
  • Added: 6 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111913432
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Goldie Gladys Irene Svendgaard Follen (11 Apr 1906–13 Jul 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111913432, citing Blair Cemetery, Blair, Washington County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by S. Wardell (contributor 47551395) .