Anfin N. Kindem

Anfin N. Kindem

Birth
Norway
Death 15 Sep 1968 (aged 79)
Burial Sheyenne, Eddy County, North Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 120169332 · View Source
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Funeral services for Anfin N. Kindem of Oberon, ND were conducted on Wednesday in Calvary Lutheran Church of Oberon. The Rev. Thomas Gabrielson of New Rockford officiating at the 2:00 p. m. service. Mr. Kindem died on 15 September at the City Hospital in New Rockford, ND on the day that he turned 79 years old. Music was provided for the service by Mrs. Wilbur Finley as soloist and Mrs. Lloyd Jordre as organist. Burial was in the Grandfield Cemetery rural Sheyenne, ND. Casket bearers were Deleno Kindem, Lenard Kindem, Charles Brickner, Wayne Kindem, Roger Narveson and Lloyd Jordre. Evans-Knott Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Anfin N. Kindem was born on 15 Sep 1889 in Voss, Norway, the son of Nels and Marjo Kindem. He came to the United States in 1905 and settled near Sheyenne. On 14 Jul 1910 he married Mattie Olson in Sheyenne, the daughter of Iver and Martha Olson, and they homesteaded at Dagmar, MT. In 1921 the Kindem family returned to the Sheyenne area where they farmed until 1965 when Anfin entered the Lutheran Home in New Rockford. Mr. Kindem is survived by four children: Isaac Kindem of Oberon, Mervin Kindem of South St. Paul, MN, Ethel, Mrs. Glenn Smeby of Adams, WI, and Gordon Kindem of Bismarck. Two sisters survive in Norway, as well as eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Preceding him in death were his wife in 1956, a son Lloyd and a daughter Gloria and also two brothers. Anfin Kindem served in legislature in 1941 as Representative from Benson County. He also was county commissioner for several years and assessor for thirty years, an organizer of Farmers Union Oil Co. in Oberon and Equity Co-op Elevator in Sheyenne and an active member of his community.


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  • Created by: Jonelle Hvinden
  • Added: 11 Nov 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 120169332
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Anfin N. Kindem (15 Sep 1889–15 Sep 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 120169332, citing Grandfield Lutheran Cemetery, Sheyenne, Eddy County, North Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Jonelle Hvinden (contributor 47516987) .