Magdalena “Lena” <I>Monson Dahle</I> Hegge

Magdalena “Lena” Monson Dahle Hegge

Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Death 6 Nov 1938 (aged 68)
Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Plot 37
Memorial ID 17234612 · View Source
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Born in Adams Township. Baptismal sponsors were Knut Monson, Mr. and Mrs. Brynhild Peterson.

Confirmed at Little Cedar in 1886

John Dahle and Magdalene (Gina) Monson were married 4/2/1889 at Little Cedar. Attendants were Ole Dahle and Bertina Monson.

Mrs. Lena Hegge, daughter of Ole and Hansina Monson, was born in Adams Township, October 23rd, 1870. She was baptized and confirmed in Little Cedar congregation and grew to womanhood in this community.

On April 7, 1889 she was united in marriage to John Dahle. To this union 7 children were born of whom 5 are living.

Her husband John Dahle, passed away October 16, 1911, and she was left alone to care for her children. A son, Johnny, died May 3, 1924 and a daughter, Mrs. Clara Robertson, died May 24th the same year.

In 1920 she married S. K. Hegge, who passed away December 22, 1930.

Mrs. Hegge was a life-long member of Little Cedar church and a faithful and active member of the Ladies Aid and mission circle No. 7. She was respected and loved by all who knew her.

About 3 years ago her health began to fail. She sought medical help and an operation was advised to which she submitted Friday morning November 4th at St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester. On account of complications following a major operation she grew steadily weaker. She passed peacefully away the following Sunday morning at 3 o'clock, reaching the age of 68 years and 13 days.

She leaves to mourn her passing, two sons, Ole Dahle of Rose Creek, and Arthur of Los Angeles, California, three daughters, Mrs. Hanna Silgjord and Mrs. Mabel Madson both of Minneapolis, and Mrs. Orena Roe of Leroy. Also a sister, Mrs. P. J. Sathre of Adams, and a brother, Hans Monson of Chicago, Ill., and 3 grandchildren, Mary Ann Dahle, and Milo and LaVonne Roe.

-From newspaper clipping submitted by LaVonne Roe Gilderhus

From the Adams Township 1875 Census:
Ole Munson (Hesjedal) M 48 N (nephew of John Olson Hesjedal); Hansina F 30 N; Andrew Hanson M 8 N; Bertina (Mrs. P. J. Sathre) F 6 M; Magdaline (Mrs. John Dahle) F 4 M; Brita (Bertha) Hanson F 60 N (Hansina's Mother); Halver M 26 N (Son of Britha; brother of Hansine)

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 17234612
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Magdalena “Lena” Monson Dahle Hegge (23 Oct 1870–6 Nov 1938), Find a Grave Memorial no. 17234612, citing Little Cedar Cemetery, Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Janet Stephenson (contributor 46853083) .