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 Mads Olson

Mads Olson

Birth
Buskerud fylke, Norway
Death 25 Mar 1913 (aged 82)
Grove City, Meeker County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Litchfield, Meeker County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 126354865 · View Source
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Death of Mads Olson
Resident of County Since the Year 1866 Died at His Home West of Town, Tuesday
Meeker county is called upon this week to mourn one more of the early residents and pioneers, Mads Olson who died Tuesday at the family residence in Acton town about five miles west of this city. He had been a resident of Meeker county since the year 1866.
The funeral services were conducted yesterday afternoon from Ness church by Rev. O. M. Norlie of Atwater, pastor of the church.
Mads Olson was a native of Norway and was 82 years of age at the time of his death. In 1866 he came to America locating at once in this county and since that time continued to live on the old farm which has been carried on by the youngest son, Edwin Olson. His wife died in the year 1904.
The surviving children are four sons and four daughters; Louis and John Olson, Litchville, N.D. Olaf M., Litchfield and Edwin, Acton; Mrs. J. (Carolina) Nelson, Litchville; Mrs. Martin (Gina) Dahl, Acton; Mrs. Chris (Josephine) Sather, Mrs. E. L. (Minnie) Stenhoff, Litchfield. All were able to attend the funeral.
Litchfield Saturday Review, March 29, 1913
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John M. Olson and Mr. and Mrs. John N. Lekvold left on Monday for Grove City, Minn., being called there by the serious illness of Mr. Olson’s father, Mads Olson. He died on Tuesday, the day of their arrival at the ripe old age of 83 years. Deceased was born in Norway and was an old settler of Meeker County, Minnesota. Three of his children are residents of the Litchville country; John M. and Louis M. Olson and Mrs. John N. Lekvold, Mrs. John M. Olson left here on Wednesday to be present at the funeral.
Published in the Litchville Bulletin, Litchville, ND, March 28, 1913.


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  • Created by: Dennis C. Olson
  • Added: 14 Mar 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 126354865
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mads Olson (24 Dec 1830–25 Mar 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 126354865, citing Ness Memorial Cemetery, Litchfield, Meeker County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Dennis C. Olson (contributor 48363213) .