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Jessie Margrete <I>Klinger</I> Gjerde

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Jessie Margrete Klinger Gjerde

Birth
Maple Bay, Polk County, Minnesota, USA
Death
15 Apr 1944 (aged 58)
Staples, Todd County, Minnesota, USA
Burial
Staples, Wadena County, Minnesota, USA Add to Map
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Daughter of William Howard Klinger & Matilda Emigh

Married Henry Gilbert Gjerde, 3 Aug 1903, Maplebay

Staples newspaper on April 20, 1944.

Mrs. H.G. Gjerde Buried April 19

Mrs. Henry G. Gjerde, age past 58 years, died at the Staples Municipal hospital at 5:30 o'clock the 15th day of April from a heart-ailment from which she had been suffering for several years.

Funeral services were held from the First Congregational church in Staples Wednesday afternoon, April 19, with the Reverend Forrest B. Sharkey, pastor of the church, in charge of the services. He was assisted by the women's quartette; Mrs. Robert Batcher, and Mrs. Walter Eddy with the music for the services.

Jessie Klinger was born the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Klinger on February 25, 1886, at Maplebay, Minnesota. She attended the schools of that place, and continued to reside there until 1905.

On August 3, 1903, she was united in marriage to Henry G. Gjerde, at Maplebay. In 1905, the family moved to East Grand Forks where they lived until 1917, coming at that time to Staples where they had since made their home.

Mrs. Gjerde was a member of the Congregational church of Staples, and of the Grand International Auxiliary to the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, and also a member of Orchid Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star in Staples.

Surviving her besides her husband are the following children: Nona, Vina, and Marvin all of Minneapolis; Harry of Cleveland Ohio; and Major William Gjerde, with the United States armed forces in China. She is also survved by six grandchildren.

Mrs. Gjerde was the last of her family.

Burial was made in the Evergreen cemetery of Staples, and last rites were in charge of the Eastern Star chapter of Staples. Pallbearers were Art Willis, Sr., C.C. Chase, O.W. Stolhanske, Chas. Clabots, Guy Rice and L.G. Dunn.

Relatives from a distance who attended the services were all of the children except Major William Gjerde; and Mr. and Mrs. John Hagenson of Minneapolis, Mrs. Frank Klinger of Fertile and Mrs. William Gjerde and son of Detroit Lakes.
Daughter of William Howard Klinger & Matilda Emigh

Married Henry Gilbert Gjerde, 3 Aug 1903, Maplebay

Staples newspaper on April 20, 1944.

Mrs. H.G. Gjerde Buried April 19

Mrs. Henry G. Gjerde, age past 58 years, died at the Staples Municipal hospital at 5:30 o'clock the 15th day of April from a heart-ailment from which she had been suffering for several years.

Funeral services were held from the First Congregational church in Staples Wednesday afternoon, April 19, with the Reverend Forrest B. Sharkey, pastor of the church, in charge of the services. He was assisted by the women's quartette; Mrs. Robert Batcher, and Mrs. Walter Eddy with the music for the services.

Jessie Klinger was born the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Klinger on February 25, 1886, at Maplebay, Minnesota. She attended the schools of that place, and continued to reside there until 1905.

On August 3, 1903, she was united in marriage to Henry G. Gjerde, at Maplebay. In 1905, the family moved to East Grand Forks where they lived until 1917, coming at that time to Staples where they had since made their home.

Mrs. Gjerde was a member of the Congregational church of Staples, and of the Grand International Auxiliary to the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, and also a member of Orchid Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star in Staples.

Surviving her besides her husband are the following children: Nona, Vina, and Marvin all of Minneapolis; Harry of Cleveland Ohio; and Major William Gjerde, with the United States armed forces in China. She is also survved by six grandchildren.

Mrs. Gjerde was the last of her family.

Burial was made in the Evergreen cemetery of Staples, and last rites were in charge of the Eastern Star chapter of Staples. Pallbearers were Art Willis, Sr., C.C. Chase, O.W. Stolhanske, Chas. Clabots, Guy Rice and L.G. Dunn.

Relatives from a distance who attended the services were all of the children except Major William Gjerde; and Mr. and Mrs. John Hagenson of Minneapolis, Mrs. Frank Klinger of Fertile and Mrs. William Gjerde and son of Detroit Lakes.


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