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 Martinus P. “Mike” Christenson

Martinus P. “Mike” Christenson

Birth
Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
Death 17 Mar 1940 (aged 66)
Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Block 4, Plot 8
Memorial ID 17309929 · View Source
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Martinus Christenson was born at Decorah, Iowa, Nov. 9, 1872. When five years old he came with his parents, Paul and Matthea Christenson to a farm near Adams, He attended school here and was confirmed by Rev. Eggen. He was a member of Marshall church. In 1909 he married Emma Benson. They had one daughter, Marcella. About 25 years ago they purchased a farm near Adams and this was his home at the time of his death.

On March 1 he suffered a stroke and did not recover. He died Sunday morning March 17 at the age of 67 years, four months, and eight days.

Survivors are his wife, one daughter, Mrs. Herb Schutez of Plattsmouth, Neb., one step-daughter, Mrs. Harold Lofgren of Minneapolis, two sisters, Mrs. Tillie Boe of Adams and Mrs. Theodore Gullickson of Bowbells, N. Dak., three brothers, Henry of Adams, Peter of Catena, N. Dak., and George of Hayfield.

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. at the home and at 1:30 p.m. at Marshall church with Rev. Breivik officiating.

Pallbearers were Oscar Anderson, Peter Anderson, Robert Anderson, Lloyd Uglum, Andrew Ulven and Fred Ulven. Burial was in Marshall Lutheran cemetery.



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  • Maintained by: Janet Stephenson
  • Originally Created by: K.P.
  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17309929
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Martinus P. “Mike” Christenson (9 Nov 1873–17 Mar 1940), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17309929, citing Marshall Lutheran Church Cemetery, Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Janet Stephenson (contributor 46853083) .