Howard Russell Nygard

M, b. 16 July 1903, d. 9 June 1971
Father*Otto Nygard b. 29 Nov 1878, d. 12 Dec 1954
Mother*Alma Amundson b. 27 Apr 1880, d. 25 Oct 1958
  • Howard Russell Nygard was born on 16 July 1903 at South Dakota.
  • He was the son of Otto Nygard and Alma Amundson.
  • Howard Russell Nygard married Bertha L. Sommervold, daughter of John Sommervold and Seri Blosberg, on 1 July 1925.
  • Howard Russell Nygard died on 9 June 1971 at age 67 Howard Nygard departed this life last Wednesday, June 9, 1971, along the highway south of Westfield, Iowa. His death occurred as the result of an automobile accident. He was 67 years of age.

    Howard Russell Nygard was born In Sioux Valley Township, Union County, South Dakota, July 16, 1903. His parents were Otto and Alma Nygard. On September 13, 1903, he was baptized at the Brule Creek Lutheran Church. As a young man he became an adult member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church through Confirmation and had been a member in good standing of this church ever since. On July 1, 1925, at a wedding in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, he was united in marriage to Miss Bertha L. Sommervold. He resided in Akron for about 21 years, then moved to Hawarden where he had been a resident for the last 25 years. Mr. Nygard had been In the trucking business during most of his life and thus was well known in many areas through his., service to people. Howard was a friendly, good-natured person who seemed to radiate cheerfulness and geniality wherever he was.

    Among those who survive his departure are: his wife, Mrs. Bertha Nygard of Hawarden; his daughter, Mrs. JoAnn Schipper of Ireton, Iowa; his son, Gerald Nygard of Hawarden his brother, Clifford Nygard of Akron; his four grandchildren and his many other relatives and friends.

    The funeral service in his memory was held In Immanuel Lutheran Church, last Saturday forenoon, with Pastor David J. Roy, officiating. Carol Harris was soloist and was accompanied by Mrs. Henning Shoulberg, organist. Those who served as pallbearers were nephews of Mr. Nygard: Raymond Johnson, Richard Sommervold, James Sommervold, Gorman Nygard, Richard Nygard and Robert Hanson,

    Interment was In Riverside Cemetery at Akron, under the direction of Schroeder Funeral Home.

    Akron Register Tribune
    Thursday, June 17, 1971.

Children of Howard Russell Nygard and Bertha L. Sommervold

Bertha L. Sommervold

F, b. 1902, d. 1994
Father*John Sommervold b. 3 Mar 1866, d. 20 Jan 1957
Mother*Seri Blosberg b. 21 Nov 1861, d. 30 Dec 1946
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1 July 1925As of 1 July 1925,her married name was Nygard.

Children of Bertha L. Sommervold and Howard Russell Nygard

JoAnn Ardis Nygard

F, b. 8 February 1926, d. 1 March 2013
Father*Howard Russell Nygard b. 16 Jul 1903, d. 9 Jun 1971
Mother*Bertha L. Sommervold b. 1902, d. 1994
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1 July 1950As of 1 July 1950,her married name was Schipper.
  • JoAnn Ardis Nygard was born on 8 February 1926 at Akron, Plymouth, Iowa.
  • She was the daughter of Howard Russell Nygard and Bertha L. Sommervold.
  • JoAnn Ardis Nygard married Andrew Schipper on 1 July 1950.
  • JoAnn Ardis Nygard died on 1 March 2013 at age 87 JoAnn Ardis Schipper, 87, of Ireton, passed away Friday, March 1, 2013 at the Hawarden Regional Healthcare in Hawarden.
    Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at the St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Ireton with Rev. Andrew Carlson officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

    JoAnn Ardis Nygard was born on February 8, 1926 in Akron, Iowa, the daughter of Howard and Bertha (Sommervold) Nygard. She married Andrew Schipper on July 1, 1950 in Akron. They made their home in Ireton, Iowa where JoAnn taught Kindergarten and Andy was the postmaster.
    She enjoyed crocheting, reading, baking, and spending time with her family. Her hobby was collecting angels.

    Those left to cherish JoAnn's memory are her loving husband, Andy; her four children, Andrea (Butch) Southard of Marshalltown, Iowa, Kirk (Cindy) Schipper of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Paula (Rich) Hohn also of Sioux Falls, and Lori (Bruce) Van Buskirk of Beresford, South Dakota; her grandchildren, Emily Southard, Taylor Schipper, Sam Schipper, Matt Hohn, Krista (Jerrod) Mann, Brady Van Buskirk, and Jenna Van Buskirk: and her brother, Gerald Nygard of Hawarden, Iowa.

    JoAnn was preceded in death by her father and mother, Howard and Bertha Nygard.

Andrew Schipper

M

Gerald Kenneth Nygard

M, b. 26 June 1940, d. 16 October 2015
Father*Howard Russell Nygard b. 16 Jul 1903, d. 9 Jun 1971
Mother*Bertha L. Sommervold b. 1902, d. 1994
  • Gerald Kenneth Nygard was born on 26 June 1940.
  • He was the son of Howard Russell Nygard and Bertha L. Sommervold.
  • Gerald Kenneth Nygard died on 16 October 2015 at age 75 Gerald Kenneth Nygard, 75, of Hawarden, died on Friday, October 16, 2015 at Unity Point Health-St. Luke’s in Sioux City, Iowa

    Graveside memorial service will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, October 26, 2015 at the Riverside Cemetery in Akron, Iowa. The Porter Funeral Home in Hawarden is assisting the family.

    Gerald Kenneth Nygard was born June 26, 1940 in Akron, Iowa, the son of Howard R. and Bertha (Sommervold) Nygard. He graduated from Hawarden High School in 1958. Gerald served in the Army National Guard of Arkansas where he enlisted in August 1963 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He was honorably discharged from the guard at Harrison, Arkansas on August 4, 1969. Gerald married Rosangela Gago Amaro on July 19, 2012 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He was a buyer and seller of cars and cattle. Gerald enjoyed visiting with others and liked having coffee at Casey’s and talking with friends.

    He is survived by his wife and other family members. Gerald made many friends over the years through his sales.

Clifford Nygard

M, d. after 1971
Father*Otto Nygard b. 29 Nov 1878, d. 12 Dec 1954
Mother*Alma Amundson b. 27 Apr 1880, d. 25 Oct 1958

John Sommervold

M, b. 3 March 1866, d. 20 January 1957
  • John Sommervold married Seri Blosberg.
  • John Sommervold was born on 3 March 1866 at Norway.
  • He died on 20 January 1957 at Union, South Dakota, at age 90.

Children of John Sommervold and Seri Blosberg

Seri Blosberg

F, b. 21 November 1861, d. 30 December 1946
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Sommervold.
  • Seri Blosberg married John Sommervold.
  • Seri Blosberg was born on 21 November 1861.
  • She died on 30 December 1946 at age 85.

Children of Seri Blosberg and John Sommervold

Johanna Bertine Sommervold

F, b. 13 September 1895, d. 18 March 1992
Father*John Sommervold b. 3 Mar 1866, d. 20 Jan 1957
Mother*Seri Blosberg b. 21 Nov 1861, d. 30 Dec 1946
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Johnson.
Married NameHer married name was Johnsen.

Child of Johanna Bertine Sommervold and Edwin Ludvig Johnson

Edwin Ludvig Johnson

M, b. 1897, d. 27 February 1984
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEdwin Ludvig Johnson was also known as Edwin I. Johnsen.

Child of Edwin Ludvig Johnson and Johanna Bertine Sommervold

Sivert J. Sommervold

M, b. 15 September 1900, d. 16 September 1961
Father*John Sommervold b. 3 Mar 1866, d. 20 Jan 1957
Mother*Seri Blosberg b. 21 Nov 1861, d. 30 Dec 1946
  • Sivert J. Sommervold was born on 15 September 1900 at South Dakota.
  • He was the son of John Sommervold and Seri Blosberg.
  • Sivert J. Sommervold died on 16 September 1961 at age 61 Funeral services for Sivert Sommervold, 61, of Alcester, who died Saturday at a Yankton hospital after a short Illness, will be at 2 o'clock this afternoon (Thursday) at Roseni Lutheran church near Beresford. Rev. Norman Nelson, superintendent of the Bethesda Home for the Aged, will officiate with burial in the church cemetery.

    Mr. Sommervold was born September 15, 1900, on an Emmett Township farm near Nora, S.D. He moved with his parents to a farm in Sioux Valley township near Alcester in 1903. He attended Garland school near Alcester and was baptized in the Roseni church.

    Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Edwin I. Johnsen of Sioux City and Mrs. Howard Nygaard of Hawarden and several nieces and nephews.

    His parents John and Seri Sommervold, a sister and a brother preceded him in death

    Hawarden Independent, September 21, 1961.

Ole S. Sommervold

M, b. 5 January 1898, d. 18 June 1958
Father*John Sommervold b. 3 Mar 1866, d. 20 Jan 1957
Mother*Seri Blosberg b. 21 Nov 1861, d. 30 Dec 1946
  • Ole S. Sommervold was born on 5 January 1898.
  • He was the son of John Sommervold and Seri Blosberg.
  • Ole S. Sommervold died on 18 June 1958 at age 60.

Constance Elaine Johnson

F, b. 12 August 1926, d. 2 October 2018
Father*Edwin Ludvig Johnson b. 1897, d. 27 Feb 1984
Mother*Johanna Bertine Sommervold b. 13 Sep 1895, d. 18 Mar 1992
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationConstance Elaine Johnson was also known as Connie.
Married Name18 June 1949As of 18 June 1949,her married name was Hansen.

Robert R. Hansen

M

William Satter Jr.

M
Father*William Oliver Satter b. 7 Oct 1898, d. 30 Sep 1978
Mother*Alma E. Holthe b. 16 Dec 1901, d. 14 Aug 1980

Pearl Hollatz

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name6 April 1947As of 6 April 1947,her married name was Degroote.

Child of Pearl Hollatz and Darrel Everett Degroote

Mable Risvold

F, d. November 2012
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1995As of before 1995,her married name was Veldhouse.
Married Name1995As of 1995,her married name was Degroote.

Mark Everett Degroote

M, d. before 2005
Father*Darrel Everett Degroote b. 13 Sep 1922, d. 6 Feb 2005
Mother*Pearl Hollatz

Evelyn M. Barkema

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name22 November 1950As of 22 November 1950,her married name was Degroote.

Mary Jane Welter

F, d. August 1992
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name4 February 1946As of 4 February 1946,her married name was Degroote.

(?) Veldhouse

M

(?) Long

M

(?) Fitzgerald

M

Wilbur Sherwood

M

Louise Schnell

F, b. before 1875
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name17 January 1893As of 17 January 1893,her married name was Montag.
  • Louise Schnell was born before 1875.
  • She married Joseph P. Montag, son of Joseph Montag and Catharine Maring, on 17 January 1893 at Plymouth, Iowa, At the M. E. parsonage in this city, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 1893, Rev. E. D. Hull, officiating, Joseph P. Montag and Miss Louise Schnell, both of Struble.

Kenneth R. Place

M, b. circa 1919, d. 10 January 1976
  • Kenneth R. Place was born circa 1919.
  • He married Dorothy Evelyn Craven on 15 December 1956.
  • Kenneth R. Place died on 10 January 1976 Kenneth Place obituary.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald January 12, 1976 - Kenneth Place obituary

Child of Kenneth R. Place and Dorothy Evelyn Craven

Cynthia Place

F, b. after 1956, d. 25 March 2008
Father*Kenneth R. Place b. c 1919, d. 10 Jan 1976
Mother*Dorothy Evelyn Craven b. 12 Oct 1923, d. 29 Jun 2016
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Eck.

Rex Brown

M, b. after 1942, d. 17 June 2014
Father*Laurell Henry Brown b. 22 Mar 1923, d. 11 Apr 2008
Mother*Dorothy Evelyn Craven b. 12 Oct 1923, d. 29 Jun 2016

Larry Smith

M, d. 17 June 1984
  • Larry Smith died on 17 June 1984.

Lorena (?)

F, d. after 1946
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Kaiser.
  • Lorena (?) married (?) Kaiser.
  • Lorena (?) died after 1946.

Child of Lorena (?) and (?) Kaiser