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 Ida Sophia <I>Erickson</I> Borseth

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Ida Sophia Erickson Borseth

  • Birth 28 Sep 1891
  • Death 1 Jun 1944
  • Burial Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 25049440

Decorah Public Opinion, Decorah, Winneshiek, Iowa 7 Jun 1944

Ida Sophia Borseth, 52, of Springfield township, died Thursday, June 1, after being ill with pneumonia for eleven days.
Funeral services were held on MOnday at the Winneshiek Cooperative Burial Association and at First Lutheran Church, Rev. T.A. Hoff officiating. Burial was in the Lutheran cemetery.
Pallbearers were Alex Dahlen, Arthur Stevens, Arthur Evenrude {Evenrud], Arthur Severson, Henry Nerlie, and Roy Smith.
Ida Sophia Erickson was born in Glenwood townhip [Winneshiek county, Iowa] Sept. 28, 1891, the daughter of Edward, deceased, 1928, and Sarah A. Erickson, living. She moved to her home in Springfield township; five miles from Decorah, in 1918. On Feb. 13, 1918, she married Carl E. Borseth, who survives.
Mr. & Mrs. Borseth were the parents of six children, Sadie, Norman, Clifford, Merle, and Stanley, all of Decorah, and Mrs. Melvin (Arla) Brown of Rockford, Iowa, who survive. One don Donald Franklin, died in infancy. Also surviving is one sister, Bertina Erickson of Decorah.
Flower girls were Lilian Petersoon, Arlene Sweet, Rose Rosenthal, and Vivian Loven.
Relatives who attended from a distance were Mrs. Alta Hanson of Eldorado, Mr. & Mrs. Melvin Loven, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Loven, Mr. and Mrs. John Loven, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Borseth, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Moe, Mr. and Mrs. Selmer Moe, all of Waukon, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer White, Mr. and Mrs. Christ Rosvold, and Mr. and Mrs. Emil Borseth of Cresco.

She & Carl had 7 children: Sadie Marlys (1920-), Arla Mae (1921-), Norman Oscar (1923-), Clifford Edward (1925-83), Merle Orlando (1927-78), Stanley Ardell (1931-), & Donald Wayne (1932-).

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 25049440
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ida Sophia Erickson Borseth (28 Sep 1891–1 Jun 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 25049440, citing Lutheran Cemetery, Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by sep780 (contributor 46982766) .