Nora Louise <I>Knutson</I> Eckhardt

Nora Louise Knutson Eckhardt

Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Death 16 Aug 1997 (aged 94)
Austin, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Austin, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 12938881 · View Source
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Additional information from The Monitor Review, Adams, Thursday, August 21, 1997:

The funeral for Nora Louise Knutson Eckhardt, 94, of St. Marks Lutheran Home was held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Austin, the Rev. Glenn Monson officiating. Honorary casket bearers included Oscar Huff, John Allen, Clifford Mayzlik and Stewart Mattson. Music was provided by Nancy Wellington and Tom Klipfel. Burial was in Oakwood Cemetery here.

Mrs. Eckhardt, the former Nora Louise Knutson, died Saturday (Aug. 16, 1997) at Austin Medical Center.

She was born Jan. 1, 1903, in Marshall Township near Adams, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Askel S. Knutson and Sigri Tiegen Knutson.

A former teacher and homemaker, Nora attended the Corbitt School through eighth grade and graduated from Adams High School in 1921 and Winona State Teacher's College in 1923. She taught elementary school in North Dakota and Minnesota. She was a fifty year member of the Eastern Star. She and her husband were charter members of Our Savior Lutheran Church and she was an active member of the WELCA and circles.

She married Edward Eckhardt in 1931. She lived in Austin for 66 years. Her husband died in 1980. The couple were charter members of Our Savior's Lutheran and she was active in the church's groups. She was an elementary school teacher and a homemaker. Her hobbies were bowling, bridge, reading and handwork. She and her husband also enjoyed fishing in northern Minnesota.

Surviving are nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She also was preceded in death by seven brothers and three sisters.

From the Mower County News, July 9, 1931, Page 4-Col. !, via the Mower County Historical Society:

The marriage of Miss Nora Knutson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A.S. Knutson of Adams and Ed Eckhart of this city occurred at the Lutheran parsonage Friday afternoon. Rev. Brevik reading the service. The couple were attended by Miss Stella Rogne and Arnold Asper. Mr. and Mrs. Eckhart will reside in Austin.

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