William Johnson

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Life EventDateDescription
Marriage1959William Johnson married Shirley Ann Jurgenson, daughter of William Jurgensen and Laura Klemme, in 1959.

Bill Hartman

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Life EventDateDescription
Marriage8 October 1936Bill Hartman married Leona Beatrice Jurgenson, daughter of William Jurgensen and Laura Klemme, on 8 October 1936 at LeMars, Plymouth, Iowa.

Ann Colton

F, d. after 1994
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1994As of before 1994,her married name was Klemme.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriagebefore 1994Ann Colton married Vernon Harry Klemme, son of Henry August Klemme and Anna Sophia Schmidt, before 1994.
Deathafter 1994Ann Colton died after 1994.

Kay Niehus

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name18 May 1964As of 18 May 1964,her married name was Klemme.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage18 May 1964Kay Niehus married Ronald Lee Klemme, son of Walter H. Klemme and Alma Gesina Katherina Osterthun, on 18 May 1964.

Christopher Al Walrod

M, b. 11 November 1971, d. 17 April 2003
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 November 1971Christopher Al Walrod was born on 11 November 1971.
Death17 April 2003He died on 17 April 2003 at age 31 AKRON, Iowa -- Walrod, Christopher Al "Skil",31, of Akron died Thursday, April 17, 2003, at Akron Care Center.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron, with the Rev. Jerry Crow officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m. today, with the family present 7 to 8 p.m. and a prayer service at 7:30 p.m., all at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron.

Christopher Al Walrod was born Nov. 11, 1971, in Hawarden, Iowa, the son of Robert and Gail (Klemme) Walrod. He was baptized at Preston Township Lutheran Church and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron. He graduated from Akron Westfield High School in 1989. Chris lived two years at Opportunities Unlimited in Sioux City.

He was a Boy Scout and was one patch away from obtaining his Eagle Scout. He was a Little League coach in Akron. In his free time, he was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan and Iowa State fan and all around sports fan. He loved to watch high school wrestling and other high school sports, but most of all he loved to watch his two younger brothers play the sports they were involved in during high school.

Survivors include his parents, Robert and Gail Walrod of Akron; two brothers, Austin Walrod and Jenny Junck of Sioux City and Robert "Bobby" Walrod of Akron; maternal grandmother, Evelyn Gronemeyer of Hawarden, Iowa; paternal grandmother, Pearl Ringgenberg of Carol, Iowa; his special friends, Don Allaway Jr., Wayne Theeler and Greg and Lisa Keine; his godparents, Mark Kowalke, Gloria Kowalke and Ellen Renken; his aunts and uncles, Rich and Linda Walrod, Ron and Shirley Walrod, Mark Kowalke, Ellen Renken, Chuck Renken and Gloria Kowalke; and several cousins.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Al Walrod; maternal grandfather, Norman Klemme; and stepgrandfathers, Glen Gronemeyer and Russ Ringgenberg.

Pallbearers will be Donnie Allaway, Wayne Theeler, Shane Coyle, Troy Hemmelrick, Tony Turner, Jon Coyle and Travis Tentinger. Honorary pallbearers will be Jessica Kirkendall Oetken, Becky Kirkendall, Amy Avery, Lisa and Greg Keine, Tammy Allaway, Rachel Theeler, Maria Carillo and Jerold Dykstra.

Sioux City Journal
Friday, April 18, 2003.

Oltman Doering

M, d. after 1928
Father*Albert Doering d. b 1880
Mother*Catharina Magrata b. c 1810
Life EventDateDescription
Oltman Doering was the son of Albert Doering and Catharina Magrata.
Deathafter 1928Oltman Doering died after 1928.

Fred J. Schmidt

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Life EventDateDescription
MarriageFred J. Schmidt married Martha A. Onken.

Children of Fred J. Schmidt and Martha A. Onken

Martha A. Onken

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Schmidt.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMartha A. Onken married Fred J. Schmidt.

Children of Martha A. Onken and Fred J. Schmidt

Wallace Schmidt

M, d. before 2012
Father*Fred J. Schmidt
Mother*Martha A. Onken
Life EventDateDescription
Wallace Schmidt was the son of Fred J. Schmidt and Martha A. Onken.
Deathbefore 2012Wallace Schmidt died before 2012.

Ramona Schmidt

F, d. before 2012
Father*Fred J. Schmidt
Mother*Martha A. Onken
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Pecks.
Life EventDateDescription
Ramona Schmidt was the daughter of Fred J. Schmidt and Martha A. Onken.
MarriageRamona Schmidt married (?) Pecks.
Deathbefore 2012Ramona Schmidt died before 2012.

(?) Pecks

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage(?) Pecks married Ramona Schmidt, daughter of Fred J. Schmidt and Martha A. Onken.

Madonna Schmidt

F, d. before 2012
Father*Fred J. Schmidt
Mother*Martha A. Onken
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Clement.
Life EventDateDescription
Madonna Schmidt was the daughter of Fred J. Schmidt and Martha A. Onken.
MarriageMadonna Schmidt married (?) Clement.
Deathbefore 2012Madonna Schmidt died before 2012.

(?) Clement

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage(?) Clement married Madonna Schmidt, daughter of Fred J. Schmidt and Martha A. Onken.

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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 July 1903Howard Russell Nygard was born on 16 July 1903 at South Dakota.
He was the son of Otto Nygard and Alma Amundson.
Marriage1 July 1925Howard Russell Nygard married Bertha L. Sommervold, daughter of John Sommervold and Seri Blosberg, on 1 July 1925.
Death9 June 1971Howard 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. 20 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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1902Bertha L. Sommervold was born in 1902.
She was the daughter of John Sommervold and Seri Blosberg.
Marriage1 July 1925Bertha L. Sommervold married Howard Russell Nygard, son of Otto Nygard and Alma Amundson, on 1 July 1925.
Death1994Bertha L. Sommervold died in 1994.

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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 February 1926JoAnn Ardis Nygard was born on 8 February 1926 at Akron, Plymouth, Iowa.
She was the daughter of Howard Russell Nygard and Bertha L. Sommervold.
Marriage1 July 1950JoAnn Ardis Nygard married Andrew Schipper on 1 July 1950.
Death1 March 2013JoAnn 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

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Life EventDateDescription
Marriage1 July 1950Andrew Schipper married JoAnn Ardis Nygard, daughter of Howard Russell Nygard and Bertha L. Sommervold, on 1 July 1950.

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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth26 June 1940Gerald Kenneth Nygard was born on 26 June 1940.
He was the son of Howard Russell Nygard and Bertha L. Sommervold.
Death16 October 2015Gerald 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
Life EventDateDescription
Clifford Nygard was the son of Otto Nygard and Alma Amundson.
Deathafter 1971Clifford Nygard died after 1971.

John Sommervold

M, b. 20 March 1866, d. 20 January 1957
Life EventDateDescription
Birth20 March 1866John Sommervold was born on 20 March 1866 at Orkedalen, Norway, also reported as 03 Mar 1866.
Marriage3 September 1892He married Seri Blosberg on 3 September 1892.
Death20 January 1957John Sommervold died on 20 January 1957 at Union, South Dakota, at age 90 John Sommervold, 90, obituary.
Hawarden Independent January 24, 1957 - John Sommervold, 90, obituary

Children of John Sommervold and Seri Blosberg

Seri Blosberg

F, b. 21 November 1861, d. 30 December 1946
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name3 September 1892As of 3 September 1892,her married name was Sommervold.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth21 November 1861Seri Blosberg was born on 21 November 1861.
Marriage3 September 1892She married John Sommervold on 3 September 1892.
Death30 December 1946Seri Blosberg 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. 20 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.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJohanna Bertine Sommervold married Edwin Ludvig Johnson.
Birth13 September 1895Johanna Bertine Sommervold was born on 13 September 1895.
She was the daughter of John Sommervold and Seri Blosberg.
Death18 March 1992Johanna Bertine Sommervold died on 18 March 1992 at Iowa at age 96.

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.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEdwin Ludvig Johnson married Johanna Bertine Sommervold, daughter of John Sommervold and Seri Blosberg.
Birth1897Edwin Ludvig Johnson was born in 1897 also reported as 1898.
Death27 February 1984He died on 27 February 1984.

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. 20 Mar 1866, d. 20 Jan 1957
Mother*Seri Blosberg b. 21 Nov 1861, d. 30 Dec 1946
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 September 1900Sivert J. Sommervold was born on 15 September 1900 at South Dakota.
He was the son of John Sommervold and Seri Blosberg.
Death16 September 1961Sivert 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. 20 Mar 1866, d. 20 Jan 1957
Mother*Seri Blosberg b. 21 Nov 1861, d. 30 Dec 1946
Life EventDateDescription
Birth5 January 1898Ole S. Sommervold was born on 5 January 1898.
He was the son of John Sommervold and Seri Blosberg.
Death18 June 1958Ole 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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 August 1926Constance Elaine Johnson was born on 12 August 1926 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Edwin Ludvig Johnson and Johanna Bertine Sommervold.
Marriage18 June 1949Constance Elaine Johnson married Robert R. Hansen on 18 June 1949.
Death2 October 2018Constance Elaine Johnson died on 2 October 2018 at Iowa at age 92.

Robert R. Hansen

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage18 June 1949Robert R. Hansen married Constance Elaine Johnson, daughter of Edwin Ludvig Johnson and Johanna Bertine Sommervold, on 18 June 1949.

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
Life EventDateDescription
William Satter Jr. was the son of William Oliver Satter and Alma E. Holthe.

Pearl Hollatz

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name6 April 1947As of 6 April 1947,her married name was Degroote.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage6 April 1947Pearl Hollatz married Darrel Everett Degroote, son of Perrie George Degroote and Ellen Amanda Satter, on 6 April 1947.

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.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriagebefore 1995Mable Risvold married (?) Veldhouse before 1995.
Marriage1995Mable Risvold married Robert L. Degroote, son of Perrie George Degroote and Ellen Amanda Satter, in 1995.
DeathNovember 2012Mable Risvold died in November 2012.