Myren Lynn Anderson

M, b. 2 February 1933, d. 30 March 2000
Myren Lynn Anderson 2000
Father*Alvin Joel Anderson b. 5 Nov 1903, d. 24 Mar 1974
Mother*Abbie Oliva Lykken b. 4 Dec 1909, d. 10 Aug 1990
  • Myren Lynn Anderson was born on 2 February 1933 at Beresford, South Dakota.
  • He was the son of Alvin Joel Anderson and Abbie Oliva Lykken.
  • Myren Lynn Anderson married Beverley (?) on 27 December 1951.
  • Myren Lynn Anderson died on 30 March 2000 at Texas at age 67 Myren Lynn Anderson, 67, died Thursday, March 30, 2000, at the North Hills Hospital in North Richland Hills, Texas.

    He was born Feb. 2, 1933, in Beresford. He attended the Star rural school and grew up in the area.

    He married Beverley on Dec. 27, 1951, in rural Beresford. The couple farmed in the Alcester, Akron and Beresford areas until 1971, when they moved to Beresford. He worked in construction, as a heavy equipment operator. He moved to Hawarden, Iowa, in 1975, and spent his winters in Hurst, Texas. He also worked in construction in Texas.

    He was a past member of the Roseni Lutheran Church in rural Beresford and a member of St. Andrews Lutheran Church in Hurst.

    Survivors include his wife, three daughters, six grandchildren, and two brothers.

    Services begin at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Roseni Lutheran Church in rural Beresford with burial in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Alcester.

    Visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m. today at the Wass Funeral Home in Alcester with the family present from 7 to 8 p.m. Carol Bosworth Midwest.
    Myren Lynn Anderson funeral card 2000
Census DateLocation
1940Emmet, Union, South DakotaMyren Lynn Anderson was listed as a son in Alvin Joel Anderson's household on the 1940 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Emmet, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T627_3869; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 64-11.

Fay Lovera Savey

F, b. 6 June 1915, d. 31 October 2006
Fay Lovera (Savey) Lykken 2006
Father*Ernest Phillip Savey b. 7 Jul 1892, d. 17 Feb 1966
Mother*Dottie Cynthia Demarius Moore b. 2 Oct 1892, d. Sep 1987
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name3 September 1932As of 3 September 1932,her married name was Lykken.
  • Fay Lovera Savey was born on 6 June 1915 at Sargent, North Dakota.
  • She was the daughter of Ernest Phillip Savey and Dottie Cynthia Demarius Moore.
  • Fay Lovera Savey married Salmer L. Lykken, son of Lars Olsen Lykken and Ovidia Nordgaard, on 3 September 1932 at Pennington, South Dakota, County of Residence: Pennington. Post Office: Rapid City.1
  • Fay Lovera Savey died on 31 October 2006 at Rapid City, South Dakota, at age 91 Fay L. Lykken, 91, of Rapid City, passed away on Tues., Oct. 31, 2006, at a local nursing home. Fay Lovera Savey was born on June 6, 1915, in Sargent County, North Dakota. In 1923, her family moved to Rapid City, South Dakota. Fay graduated from Rapid City High School in 1932. She married Salmer (Sam) Lykken on September 3, 1932. Their first child, a son, died shortly after birth. There were 5 more children born to the union. Fay and her family have lived in Hill City and Rapid City, SD, and in Tecumseh, MI. Fay and Sam lived in New Smyrna Beach, FL, for many of their retirement years. Sam died in 2000, just a few months before their 68th anniversary. Fay began attending Black Hills Teachers College in Spearfish, SD, after most of her family was raised. She graduated with honors and went on to teach in the Rapid City Schools for 15 years. Fay taught at General Beadle School, Garfield, E.B. Bergquist and most of the time at Pinedale Elementary School. Fay and Sam were members of the United Methodist Church in Rapid City and of Coronado Community First United Methodist Church in New Smyrna Beach, FL, where she remained active until 2002. In 2002 Fay sold her Florida home and moved back to Rapid City. Fay lived at Echo Ridge, first in the Lodge and later in the Manor. She was living at Fountain Springs Health Center when she died. Fay was preceded in death by her husband, Sam; her parents, Dottie and Ernest Savey; and three sons, David Lee, Nicholas Lynn and Gary Lee. Also preceding her in death were her sister, Ilamae Savey Edwards, and her brother, Don Savey. Survivors include: daughters: Janet Fay (Lawrence) Solano of Rapid City; Marlene Kay (Conrad) Bowman of Broadview Heights, OH; a son: Douglas Glen (Marcie) of Big Spring, Texas, and Gary's widow, Catherine Lykken, of Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Surviving siblings include Olive (Ted) Jacobs, Rapid City; and Clyde (Sybil) Savey, New Smyrna Beach, FL. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Fay started quilting the first year of her marriage when her mother-in-law taught her to quilt. Fay made a quilt for her and her husband as their own Christmas gift, while her mother-in-law worked on the other gift quilts. Fay began quilting full time following her retirement. She has made and given away many quilts. She designed and made a "Family Quilt" telling the story of the Sam and Fay Lykken Family. Fay was a charter member of the Ocean View Nursing Home Auxiliary in Florida. Fay also volunteered as an aide in the New Smyrna Beach schools. She continued to volunteer until shortly before her move to South Dakota in 2002. A memorial service will be held in the Chapel at Pine Lawn Memorial Park, on Monday, November 6 at 1 p.m. with Sister Susan Pohl officiating. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, memorial gifts be made to The Hospice of the Hills or the American Cancer Society.
    Funeral card of Fay Lovera (Savey) Lykken 2006
  • She was buried on 6 November 2006 at Pine Lawn Memorial Park, Rapid City, Pennington, South Dakota.
Census DateLocation
30 January 1920Harlem, Sargent, North DakotaFay Lovera Savey was listed as a daughter in Ernest Phillip Savey's household on the 1920 Census at Harlem, Sargent, North Dakota.2
21 April 1930Rapid City, Pennington, South DakotaFay Lovera Savey was listed as a daughter in Ernest Phillip Savey's household on the 1930 Census at Rapid City, Pennington, South Dakota.3
1935State Census, Hill City Ward 10, Pennington, South DakotaFay Lovera Savey appeared on the census of 1935 at State Census, Hill City Ward 10, Pennington, South Dakota.
1940Hill City, Pennington, South DakotaShe was listed as wife in Salmer L. Lykken's household on the 1940 Census at Hill City, Pennington, South Dakota.4
     Fay Lovera Savey obtained US Social Security Card at South Dakota; last residence New Smyrna Beach, Volusia, Florida.

Children of Fay Lovera Savey and Salmer L. Lykken

Citations

  1. [S342] South Dakota, South Dakota Marriage Certificates, 1905-1949.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED152. Dwelling 22.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED52-22. Dwelling 328.
  4. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Hill City, Pennington, South Dakota; Roll: T627_3865; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 52-71.

Gary Lee Lykken

M, b. 9 October 1938, d. 8 May 1998
Gary Lee Lykken 1998
Father*Salmer L. Lykken b. 17 Jun 1912, d. 5 Apr 2000
Mother*Fay Lovera Savey b. 6 Jun 1915, d. 31 Oct 2006
  • Gary Lee Lykken was born on 9 October 1938 at Rapid City, South Dakota.
  • He was the son of Salmer L. Lykken and Fay Lovera Savey.
  • Gary Lee Lykken died on 8 May 1998 at Steamboat Springs, Colorado, at age 59 Gary Lee Lykken funeral card 1998.
    Gary Lee Lykken funeral card 1998
    Gary Lee Lykken funeral card 1998 - cover
Census DateLocation
1940Hill City, Pennington, South DakotaGary Lee Lykken was listed as a son in Salmer L. Lykken's household on the 1940 Census at Hill City, Pennington, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Hill City, Pennington, South Dakota; Roll: T627_3865; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 52-71.

Nicholas Lynn Lykken

M, b. 19 June 1945, d. May 1973
Father*Salmer L. Lykken b. 17 Jun 1912, d. 5 Apr 2000
Mother*Fay Lovera Savey b. 6 Jun 1915, d. 31 Oct 2006
     Nicholas Lynn Lykken obtained US Social Security Card at South Dakota; last residence not specified.

Janet Fay Lykken

F, b. 20 August 1934, d. 3 December 2006
Father*Salmer L. Lykken b. 17 Jun 1912, d. 5 Apr 2000
Mother*Fay Lovera Savey b. 6 Jun 1915, d. 31 Oct 2006
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name11 November 1954As of 11 November 1954,her married name was Solano.
  • Janet Fay Lykken was born on 20 August 1934 at South Dakota.
  • She was the daughter of Salmer L. Lykken and Fay Lovera Savey.
  • Janet Fay Lykken died on 3 December 2006 at age 72 Janet Fay Solano died at home on Sunday evening, December 3, 2006, surrounded by her family, after a courageous battle with cancer. Janet was born on August 20, 1934, in Rapid City, South Dakota, to Salmer and Fay (Savey) Lykken. Growing up, she lived in Hill City, Tecumseh, Michigan, and Rapid City. She graduated from Rapid City High School in 1952 and from the National School of Business in 1953. She then worked as a bookkeeper at Knecht Lumber Company. She married Lawrence Solano on November 11, 1954. From this union, six children were born. Janet was always a supportive, loving wife. Janet was multi-talented and held three careers throughout her life. First she stayed at home and raised six active children. Once all the children were in school, she worked for the Rapid City Public School System Food Service Program for 25 years. After retirement, Janet kept busy as a Hospice volunteer, a Rapid City Public Library volunteer, and even took up the piano. She was a member of the School Nutrition Association of South Dakota (past president), Our Lady of Perpetual Help, and the Catholic Daughters of America. Janet is predeceased by her parents, Salmer and Fay Lykken, and her brothers, Nicholas and Gary. She will be greatly missed by her husband of 52 years, Lawrence Solano, her sons Daniel (Carolyn), David (Karen), Rapid City, and daughters, Diane (Tom) Wickham, Fontana, CA, Marie (John) Varvel, Valerie (Shane) Olney and Laurie Solano, Rapid City. Her 11 grandchildren who Janet cherished are Nathan, Scott, John, Jennifer, Angela, Todd, Aaron, T.J., Miranda, Colton, and Carter. She is also survived by her sister, Marlene (Conrad) Bowman, Broadview Heights, OH, her brother Douglas (Marcie) Lykken, Big Spring, Texas, and her sister-in-law, Catherine Lykken, Steamboat Springs, CO. Janet was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend who encouraged all to love one another. She influenced the many lives she touched as she was a caring, accepting, and compassionate person. Her family was the most important part of her life. She especially enjoyed supporting all of her children and grandchildren in their activities. She also took pleasure in going out for breakfast and visiting with friends over a cup of coffee. Christian Wake Services will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Osheim-Catron Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help with Rev. Michel Mulloy presiding. Interment will be at the Black Hills National Cemetery.
    Janet Fay (Lykken) Solano funeral card 2006
  • She was buried on 8 December 2006 at Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis, South Dakota.
Census DateLocation
1935State Census, Hill City Ward 10, Pennington, South DakotaJanet Fay Lykken appeared on the census of 1935 in the household of Fay Lovera Savey at State Census, Hill City Ward 10, Pennington, South Dakota.
1940Hill City, Pennington, South DakotaJanet Fay Lykken was listed as a daughter in Salmer L. Lykken's household on the 1940 Census at Hill City, Pennington, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Hill City, Pennington, South Dakota; Roll: T627_3865; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 52-71.

Carl Olson Evjen

M, b. March 1865, d. after April 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCarl Olson Evjen was also known as Olson Carl Olson Evjen was Carl Olson until he went through immigration and they said there were too many Olsons so he took the area in Norway that he came from.
Name VariationCarl Olson Evjen was also known as Earl.
  • Carl Olson Evjen was born in March 1865 at Norway.
  • He married Helmine J. Christopherson circa 1891.
  • Carl Olson Evjen died after April 1930.
Census DateLocation
25 June 1900Spink, Union, South DakotaCarl Olson Evjen was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Spink, Union, South Dakota.1
15 January 1920Emmet, Union, South DakotaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.2
22 April 1930Emmet, Union, South DakotaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.3
     Carl Olson Evjen immigrated in 1886.

Children of Carl Olson Evjen and Helmine J. Christopherson

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED340. Dwelling 169.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED250. Dwelling 39.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED64-10. Dwelling 133.

Helmine J. Christopherson

F, b. May 1872, d. after April 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHelmine J. Christopherson was also known as Danielson.
Name VariationHelmine J. Christopherson was also known as Helmina.
Name VariationHelmine J. Christopherson was also known as Gjorgine.
Name VariationHelmine J. Christopherson was also known as Minnie J.
Married Namecirca 1891As of circa 1891,her married name was Evjen.
  • Helmine J. Christopherson was born in May 1872 at South Dakota.
  • She married Carl Olson Evjen circa 1891.
  • Helmine J. Christopherson died after April 1930.
Census DateLocation
25 June 1900Spink, Union, South DakotaHelmine J. Christopherson was listed as wife in Carl Olson Evjen's household on the 1900 Census at Spink, Union, South Dakota.1
20 April 1910Emmet, Union, South DakotaHelmine J. Christopherson was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.2
15 January 1920Emmet, Union, South DakotaShe was listed as wife in Carl Olson Evjen's household on the 1930 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.3
22 April 1930Emmet, Union, South DakotaHelmine J. Christopherson was listed as wife in Carl Olson Evjen's household on the 1930 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.4
     Helmine J. Christopherson had 4 with 4 living in 1900 children. She had 8 with 7 living in 1910 children.

Children of Helmine J. Christopherson and Carl Olson Evjen

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED340. Dwelling 169.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED431. Dwelling 20.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED250. Dwelling 39.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED64-10. Dwelling 133.

Marvin Evjen

M, b. 13 June 1907, d. 22 October 1991
Father*Carl Olson Evjen b. Mar 1865, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Helmine J. Christopherson b. May 1872, d. a Apr 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMarvin Evjen was also known as Morgan.
Census DateLocation
20 April 1910Emmet, Union, South DakotaMarvin Evjen was listed as a son in Helmine J. Christopherson's household on the 1910 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.3
15 January 1920Emmet, Union, South DakotaMarvin Evjen was listed as a son in Carl Olson Evjen's household on the 1920 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.4
22 April 1930Emmet, Union, South DakotaMarvin Evjen was listed as a son in Carl Olson Evjen's household on the 1930 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.5

Citations

  1. [S9] South Dakota, South Dakota Birth Records South Dakota, State File Number: 21949 (unknown file date).
  2. [S342] South Dakota, South Dakota Marriage Certificates, 1905-1949.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED431. Dwelling 20.
  4. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED250. Dwelling 39.
  5. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED64-10. Dwelling 133.

Ethel Harriet Evjen

F, b. 20 July 1913, d. 18 May 1985
Father*Carl Olson Evjen b. Mar 1865, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Helmine J. Christopherson b. May 1872, d. a Apr 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name25 November 1936As of 25 November 1936,her married name was Gamberg.
Census DateLocation
15 January 1920Emmet, Union, South DakotaEthel Harriet Evjen was listed as a daughter in Carl Olson Evjen's household on the 1920 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.2
22 April 1930Emmet, Union, South DakotaEthel Harriet Evjen was listed as a daughter in Carl Olson Evjen's household on the 1930 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.3

Child of Ethel Harriet Evjen and James LuVern Gamberg

Citations

  1. [S184] Beresford Republic Newspaper, June 6.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED250. Dwelling 39.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED64-10. Dwelling 133.

Myrtle G. Evjen

F, b. 10 February 1915, d. 3 November 1998
Father*Carl Olson Evjen b. Mar 1865, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Helmine J. Christopherson b. May 1872, d. a Apr 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name26 December 1936As of 26 December 1936,her married name was Hammer.
Census DateLocation
15 January 1920Emmet, Union, South DakotaMyrtle G. Evjen was listed as a daughter in Carl Olson Evjen's household on the 1920 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.2
22 April 1930Emmet, Union, South DakotaMyrtle G. Evjen was listed as a daughter in Carl Olson Evjen's household on the 1930 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.3

Citations

  1. [S184] Beresford Republic Newspaper, Nov 12.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED250. Dwelling 39.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED64-10. Dwelling 133.

Elmer Hammer

M, b. circa 1910

James LuVern Gamberg

M, b. 27 May 1914, d. 12 May 1989
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJames LuVern Gamberg was also known as LuVern.

Child of James LuVern Gamberg and Ethel Harriet Evjen

Carrol Evjen

M, b. circa 1903
Father*Carl Olson Evjen b. Mar 1865, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Helmine J. Christopherson b. May 1872, d. a Apr 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCarrol Evjen was also known as Carol.
Census DateLocation
20 April 1910Emmet, Union, South DakotaCarrol Evjen was listed as a son in Helmine J. Christopherson's household on the 1910 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.1
15 January 1920Emmet, Union, South DakotaCarrol Evjen was listed as a son in Carl Olson Evjen's household on the 1920 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.2
5 April 1930Garfield, Clay, South DakotaCarrol Evjen was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Garfield, Clay, South Dakota.3

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED431. Dwelling 20.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED250. Dwelling 39.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Garfield, Clay, South Dakota; Roll 2220; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 3; Image: 560.0.

Ovidia Evjen

F, b. 3 December 1898, d. February 1972
Father*Carl Olson Evjen b. Mar 1865, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Helmine J. Christopherson b. May 1872, d. a Apr 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationOvidia Evjen was also known as Vida.
  • Ovidia Evjen was born on 3 December 1898 at South Dakota.
  • She was the daughter of Carl Olson Evjen and Helmine J. Christopherson.
  • As of 1930, Ovidia Evjen was never married.
  • She died in February 1972 at age 73.
Census DateLocation
25 June 1900Spink, Union, South DakotaOvidia Evjen was listed as a daughter in Carl Olson Evjen's household on the 1900 Census at Spink, Union, South Dakota.1
20 April 1910Emmet, Union, South DakotaOvidia Evjen was listed as a daughter in Helmine J. Christopherson's household on the 1910 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.2
15 January 1920Emmet, Union, South DakotaOvidia Evjen was listed as a daughter in Carl Olson Evjen's household on the 1920 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.3
1 January 1925Sioux City, Woodbury, IowaOvidia Evjen appeared on the census of 1 January 1925 at Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, domestic for the Lawrence Davidson family.
1930Sioux City, Woodbury, IowaShe was listed as servant with the Lawrence Davidson family on the 1930 Census at Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa.4
     Ovidia Evjen obtained US Social Security Card at Iowa; last residence Yankton, Yankton, South Dakota.

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED340. Dwelling 169.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED431. Dwelling 20.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED250. Dwelling 39.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa; Roll 690; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 84; Image: 438.0.

Esther Bertha Bormann

F, b. 2 September 1917, d. 27 July 1976
Father*Frederick Bormann
Mother*Anna Caroline Lilli Nelson
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name18 March 1952As of 18 March 1952,her married name was Lykken.
  • Esther Bertha Bormann was born on 2 September 1917 at Canistota, McCook, South Dakota.
  • She was the daughter of Frederick Bormann and Anna Caroline Lilli Nelson.
  • Esther Bertha Bormann married Oneal Oscar Lykken, son of Sigvold Olsen Lykken and Betsy Larson, on 18 March 1952 at Canistota, McCook, South Dakota.
  • Esther Bertha Bormann died on 27 July 1976 at Sioux Falls, South Dakota, at age 58 Mrs. O'Neal Lykken, 58, of Alcester, died July 27 in a hospital in Sioux Falls.

    Services wee at 10 A.M., July 31, in Roseni Lutheran Church, rural Alcester. The Rev. Ralph Christopherson officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery with the Wass Funeral Home of Alcester in charge.

    Mrs. Lykken, the former Esther Bormann, was born Sept. 2, 1917 at Canistota. She attended public schools in that area and was graduated from General Beadle College at Madison. She taught rural grade school near Canistata for a few semesters and then took nurses training. She was nursing supervisor at Sioux Valley Hospital in Sioux Falls for five years.

    She was married March 18, 1952 in Canistota. The couple made their home on a farm southwest of Alcester.

    Survivors include the widower; two sons, Eldean and Eldon of Alcester; one daughter, Mrs. Betsy Ann Johnson of Alcester; a brother, William of Sioux Falls; and three sisters, Mrs. Arnold (Margaret) Tieszen and Mrs. Edwin (Dorothy) Brown, both of Canistota, and Mrs. Virgil (Myrtle) Rex of Mount Vernon, Wash.

    Hawarden Independent, August 5, 1976.
    Mrs O'Neal Lykken (Esther Bormann) obituary - part 1 - 05 Aug 1976 The Independent (Hawarden, IA)
    Mrs O'Neal Lykken (Esther Bormann) obituary - part 2 - 05 Aug 1976 The Independent (Hawarden, IA)
  • She was buried after 27 July 1976 at Roseni Cemetery, Union, South Dakota.
    Esther B and Oneal Lykken tombstone

Child of Esther Bertha Bormann and Oneal Oscar Lykken

Eldon Oneal Lykken

M, b. 5 August 1954, d. 26 May 1980
Father*Oneal Oscar Lykken b. 27 Aug 1916, d. 4 Dec 1999
Mother*Esther Bertha Bormann b. 2 Sep 1917, d. 27 Jul 1976

Kathryn Jo Rogness

F, b. 22 December 1952, d. 26 May 1980
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationKathryn Jo Rogness was also known as Kathy.
Married Name6 June 1975As of 6 June 1975,her married name was Lykken.

Barbara Jean Amundsen

F, b. 15 January 1928, d. 12 July 2010
Father*Sverre Amundsen b. c 1902
Mother*Marie Meinjohans b. c 1911
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBarbara Jean Amundsen was also known as Amundson.
Married Name17 April 1946As of 17 April 1946,her married name was Lykken.
  • Barbara Jean Amundsen was born on 15 January 1928 at South Dakota.
  • She was the daughter of Sverre Amundsen and Marie Meinjohans.
  • Barbara Jean Amundsen married George Karol Lykken, son of Sigvold Olsen Lykken and Betsy Larson, on 17 April 1946 at Union, South Dakota, County of Residence: Union.1
  • Barbara Jean Amundsen died on 12 July 2010 at age 82 Funeral services for Barbara Lykken will be 10AM Monday, July 12, 2010 at Roseni Lutheran Church, rural Beresford, SD. Visitation is Sunday from 4-8PM at Wass Funeral Home in Alcester, SD with the family present from 5-7PM. Barbara Jean (Amundsen) Lykken was born January 15, 1928 in Alcester, South Dakota to parents Sverre Amundsen and Marie (Meinjohans) Amundsen. She died July 8, 2010 at Morningside Care Center in Alcester at the age of 82 years, five months and 23 days. Barbara attended Finn country school and Alcester High. She had to quit high school before graduating to help her mother run their restaurant in Alcester, SD. She married George K. Lykken on April 17, 1946 at Roseni Lutheran Church. They lived and farmed in the area and Barbara worked for a short time at Custom Coil. In 1974 they moved to Alcester. After moving into Alcester, Barbara began working at Morningside Manor initially as Head Cook and after going back to school to become a Certified Dietician, she became the Dietician at the Manor. In May of 1984 they moved to Sedona, AZ where they managed Sunset Village Mobile Home Park until George's death on December 26, 1988. Barbara continued as Assistant Manager until November 1, 1989. From 1990 to 1999 she worked in sales at the Naja Gift Shop in Sedona. Barbara's health began declining in 2001 and in November 2004, her family completed Barbara's request to get her back to Morningside Manor in Alcester if she needed to have long term care. Barbara was baptized at Peace Lutheran Church and confirmed at Nathanael Lutheran Church. She was a member of Roseni until March 1988 when her membership was transferred to Christ Lutheran Church in Sedona, AZ. She was active in the Lutheran Ladies Aid, the American Legion Auxiliary and the Ladies Auxiliary. She loved dancing, playing cards, supporting her children's activities in school, church and 4-H, spending time with her grandchildren and helping others. Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, parents and siblings, Ordean Amundsen, Bonnie Amundsen Rhode, and Jerry Amundson. Among those who gratefully shared her life are her children, Linda (Mrs. Douglas) Sandvall of Sedona, AZ and Arlo (Maurieva) Lykken of Alcester, SD; five grandchildren, Stephanie Sandvall-Young, Eric Sandvall, Derek Lykken, Andrea Dykstra and Rebecca Lykken; three great-grandchildren, Quinn Young, Gessica Sandvall and Brook Sandvall; and many nieces and nephews.
Census DateLocation
1930Alcester, Union, South DakotaBarbara Jean Amundsen was listed as a niece in Alf Amundsen's household on the 1930 Census at Alcester, Union, South Dakota.2

Citations

  1. [S342] South Dakota, South Dakota Marriage Certificates, 1905-1949.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Alcester, Union, South Dakota; Roll: 2232; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 2; Image: 16.0.

Robert Selmer Tiltrum

M, b. 15 February 1921, d. 13 May 2002
  • Robert Selmer Tiltrum was born on 15 February 1921 at Beresford, Union, South Dakota, also reported as 21 Sep 1920.
  • He was baptized on 5 March 1921.
  • He married Ruth Bella Lykken, daughter of Sigvold Olsen Lykken and Betsy Larson, on 21 September 1943 at Roseni Church, Union, South Dakota, County of Residence: Union.1
  • Robert Selmer Tiltrum died on 13 May 2002 at age 81.
  • He was buried after 13 May 2002 at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Alcester, Union, South Dakota.
    Ruth (Lykken) and Robert Tiltrum tombstone - Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Alcester, SD
     Robert Selmer Tiltrum obtained US Social Security Card at South Dakota; last residence Alcester, Union, South Dakota. He was confirmed on 23 June 1935.

Citations

  1. [S342] South Dakota, South Dakota Marriage Certificates, 1905-1949.

Jerome Onnen

M, b. 8 November 1935, d. 2 January 1957
Father*Richard F. Onnen b. 4 Jun 1902, d. 27 Oct 1974
Mother*Ethel Ella Jans b. 24 Nov 1908, d. May 1984

Floyd Kanne

M, b. before 8 July 1931, d. 8 August 1980

Earl S. Boheim

M, b. 9 March 1903, d. 29 March 1939
  • Earl S. Boheim was born on 9 March 1903 at Union, South Dakota.
  • He married Ida Caroline Lykken, daughter of Isaac Olsen Lykken Sr. and Carrie J. Stene, on 11 September 1930 at Minnehaha, South Dakota, County of Residence: Minnehaha.1
  • Earl S. Boheim died on 29 March 1939 at age 36.
  • He was buried after 29 March 1939 at Roseni Lutheran Church Cemetery, Beresford, Union, South Dakota.

Citations

  1. [S342] South Dakota, South Dakota Marriage Certificates, 1905-1949.

William Hansen Sr.

M

Viola Marshall

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hansen.

Bernt Gilbert Ustad

M, b. 14 April 1903, d. 29 January 1988
Father*Mikal Ustad b. c 1872
Mother*Inga H. Steve b. c 1880
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBernt Gilbert Ustad was also known as Gilbert.
     Bernt Gilbert Ustad obtained US Social Security Card at South Dakota; last residence Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota.

Citations

  1. [S9] South Dakota, South Dakota Birth Records South Dakota, State File Number: 796512 (unknown file date).

Corrie Lykken

F, b. 27 July 1975, d. 19 November 1995
Father*Merle Isaac Lykken b. 15 Mar 1947, d. 24 Jan 1998
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCorrie Lykken was also known as Carrie.
  • Corrie Lykken was born on 27 July 1975.
  • She was the daughter of Merle Isaac Lykken.
  • Corrie Lykken died on 19 November 1995 at age 20.
     Corrie Lykken obtained US Social Security Card at South Dakota; last residence not specified.

Johanna Lykken

F, b. 16 October 1985, d. 15 May 1992
  • Johanna Lykken was born on 16 October 1985.
  • She died on 15 May 1992 at age 6.

Gary Lee Kratochvil

M, b. 20 April 1943, d. 24 March 2016
Father*Charles Kratochvil b. 25 Mar 1918, d. 29 Mar 1977
Mother*Maxine Anderson b. 21 Jul 1918, d. 7 Feb 2005
  • Gary Lee Kratochvil was born on 20 April 1943.
  • He was the son of Charles Kratochvil and Maxine Anderson.
  • Gary Lee Kratochvil died on 24 March 2016 at age 72 Gary Lee Kratochvil was born April 20, 1943 to Charles and Maxine (Anderson) Kratochvil in Hawarden, IA. He died March 24, 2016 at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD at the age of 72 years, 11 months and five days.

    He was raised on a farm southeast of Alcester, active in 4-H and he was selected a South Dakota Representative to the National 4-H Club Congress in Chicago. He graduated from Alcester High School where he met his future bride, Karen Lykken. While in high school, Gary was active in band and participated in all sports. Gary was a student at both SDSU in Brookings and USD in Vermillion. He and Karen were married on March 22, 1963. While their children were growing, he volunteered as an Indian Guides Leader through the YMCA and coached Little League softball. Gary worked in sales for years, starting in the Twin Cities, then moving the family to Sioux Falls in 1971 where he co-owned Walden Carpets. He later worked independently as a carpet representative, developing his own agency.


    Tennis, fishing, golf and international travel with Karen, family and friends were the activities he enjoyed.

    Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Karen; son, Todd Kratochvil of Minneapolis, MN; two grandchildren, Austin and Ashley Mielke; son-in-law, Steve Mielke of Hartford; sister, JoAnne (Wayne) Kratz of Maple Grove, MN and their sons, Scott (Shannon) and Kevin (Meghan); sisters-in-law, Barb (Dennis) Dahlin, Marie Lykken; Diane (Bill) Bruns, Nancy (Steve) Bell; brothers-in-law Kerwyn (Rachel) Lykken, David Lykken, Mike Dalton; four aunts, Mary Reppe of Alcester, Audrey Gaul and Irene Gosch of Hawarden, IA and Dorothy Kratochvil of Brookings; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother-in-law Merle Lykken and his daughter, Tamara “Tami” Mielke, in 2014.

    Funeral services will be held at 10:30AM Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls. Visitation with the family present will be 5-7PM Monday at the church with a prayer service at 7PM.

Child of Gary Lee Kratochvil

Tamara Dawn Kratochvil

F, b. 10 September 1963, d. 24 June 2014
Tami (Kratochvil) Mielke
Father*Gary Lee Kratochvil b. 20 Apr 1943, d. 24 Mar 2016
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationTamara Dawn Kratochvil was also known as Tami.
Married Name7 July 1984As of 7 July 1984,her married name was Mielke.
  • Tamara Dawn Kratochvil was born on 10 September 1963 at Vermillion, South Dakota.
    Tamara Dawn Kratochvil birth announcement 19 Sept 1963 The Independent (Hawarden, IA)
  • She was the daughter of Gary Lee Kratochvil.
  • Tamara Dawn Kratochvil died on 24 June 2014 at age 50 Tamara "Tami" Mielke, 50, of Hartford, SD, passed away at her home on Tuesday, June 24, 2014.Tamara Dawn Mielke was born on September 10, 1963, to Gary and Karen (Lykken) Kratochvil. She graduated from Washington High School in 1981.Tami and her husband Steve were married July 7, 1984. Upon graduating from Sioux Falls College in 1985, she enlisted into the South Dakota Air National Guard. In her nearly 28 years of dedicated service she worked her way up to the rank of Colonel (sel) and was the first female Group Commander in the history of the South Dakota Air National Guard. In February 2010, she deployed to Baghdad, Iraq. She was the commander for eh Expeditionary Force Support Squadron where she earned the nickname "Bulldog." She truly enjoyed serving her country and helping young airmen. She was especially proud of her children Austin and Ashley. Tami lived her life to the fullest-true to her passion-no regrets.Grateful for having shared her life are her husband Steve, their children Austin and Ashley, all of Hartford, SD; parents Gary and Karen Kratochvil, Sioux Falls, SD; grandmother Esther Lykken, Beresford, SD; brother Todd Kratochvil, Minneapolis, MN; father-in-law Paul Mielke, Hartford, SD; grandmother-in-law Grace Krumm, Hartford, SD; sister-in-law Paula Semrau, her husband Myron, and their children Tyler and Nathan (Elizabeth), Hartford, SD; brother-in-law Greg Mielke and his children Christopher (Holly) and Dustin; and many other relatives and friends.Tami was preceded in death by her grandparents Isac Lykken, Charles and Maxine Kratochvil; mother-in-law Montae Rae Mielke; grandfather-in-law Kenneth Krumm; and paternal grandparents-in-law Henry and Marie Mielke.Visitation will begin at 12 pm with the family present from 5 to 7 pm and a prayer service at 7 pm on Friday, June 27, 2014, at the Miller West Funeral Chapel, 41st Street and Valley View Road. A funeral service will be held at 10 am on Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Peace Lutheran Church with burial and lunch at Trinity Lutheran.

Dora Conrad

F, b. circa 1855
Father*Peter Conrad b. c 1825
Mother*Katharina (?) b. c 1827
Census DateLocation
circa June 1870Peotone, Will, IllinoisDora Conrad was listed in Peter Conrad's household on the 1870 Census at Peotone, Will, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 28. Dwelling 212.