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Rev Gustav Marcelius Oftedal

Birth
Stavanger, Stavanger kommune, Rogaland fylke, Norway
Death
9 Dec 1918 (aged 72)
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Burial
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA Add to Map
Plot
Section 5 Lot 404 Grave 5
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Rev. Gustav Oftedal, Veteran Pastor, Dies

The Rev. Gustav Oftedal, Lutheran evangelist, 3614 Fifth avenue south, died Thursday morning in Norwegian Deaconess hospital. He was one of the first pastors of Trinity Lutheran church and at the time of his death pastor of a Lutheran congregation in Northfield, Minn.

Mr. Oftedal came to Minneapolis from Norway in 1877 and was pastor of churches in Alexandria, Minn., and Buxton, N. D., before coming to Trinity Lutheran church in this city. He is survived by his wife, and three daughters, Gunhild, Laura and Olga of Minneapolis, and six sons, Dr. Hans Oftedal, Vail, Ore.; Dr Arne Oftedal and Dr. Sverie Oftedal, Fargo, N. D.; Dr. Axel Oftedal, Waco, Tex., U. S. A.; Dr. Krygve Oftedal, U. S. Marines, Great Lakes training camp, and Gustav Oftedal, Minneapolis. Funeral services will be held Monday from Lakewood chapel at 2 p. m. The Rev. William Hagen will officiate.

Star Tribune
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Saturday, December 7, 1918
Page 21

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His brother, Lars Svendsen Oftedal (1838-1900), was a Norwegian priest, social reformer, politician, and newspaper editor.

Contributor: Torkel (48106268)
Rev. Gustav Oftedal, Veteran Pastor, Dies

The Rev. Gustav Oftedal, Lutheran evangelist, 3614 Fifth avenue south, died Thursday morning in Norwegian Deaconess hospital. He was one of the first pastors of Trinity Lutheran church and at the time of his death pastor of a Lutheran congregation in Northfield, Minn.

Mr. Oftedal came to Minneapolis from Norway in 1877 and was pastor of churches in Alexandria, Minn., and Buxton, N. D., before coming to Trinity Lutheran church in this city. He is survived by his wife, and three daughters, Gunhild, Laura and Olga of Minneapolis, and six sons, Dr. Hans Oftedal, Vail, Ore.; Dr Arne Oftedal and Dr. Sverie Oftedal, Fargo, N. D.; Dr. Axel Oftedal, Waco, Tex., U. S. A.; Dr. Krygve Oftedal, U. S. Marines, Great Lakes training camp, and Gustav Oftedal, Minneapolis. Funeral services will be held Monday from Lakewood chapel at 2 p. m. The Rev. William Hagen will officiate.

Star Tribune
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Saturday, December 7, 1918
Page 21

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His brother, Lars Svendsen Oftedal (1838-1900), was a Norwegian priest, social reformer, politician, and newspaper editor.

Contributor: Torkel (48106268)


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