Judson Nobel McDougal

M

Bertha DeRod

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was McDougal.

Franklin J. Hinrichs Jr.

M, b. 16 December 1916
Father*Franklin J. Hinrichs Sr. b. 21 Dec 1890, d. 5 Jan 1963
Mother*Emily A. Klemme b. 1 Oct 1891, d. 7 Dec 1939

Margaret Goodrich

F, b. 28 January 1916
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name5 September 1936As of 5 September 1936,her married name was Hinrichs.

Martin Gord

M, b. 5 November 1893, d. January 1974
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMartin Gord was also known as Gard.
Census DateLocation
15 April 1930Hartley, O'Brien, IowaMartin Gord was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Hartley, O'Brien, Iowa.1
     Martin Gord obtained US Social Security Card at Iowa; last residence Ottawa, La Salle, Illinois. He had zero children.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED71-17. Dwelling 152.

Ronald E. Klemme

M, b. 21 February 1924, d. 1998
Father*Roy Christian Klemme b. 20 Jul 1900, d. 3 Apr 1970
Mother*Nora Odell Jordin b. 11 Sep 1904, d. 5 Jun 1974
  • Ronald E. Klemme was born on 21 February 1924 at Iowa also reported as 20 Feb 1924.
  • He was the son of Roy Christian Klemme and Nora Odell Jordin.
  • Ronald E. Klemme married Vada (?) on 23 October 1965.
  • Ronald E. Klemme died in 1998.
  • He was buried in 1998 at Resthaven Gardens of Memory, Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas.
Census DateLocation
18 April 1930LeMars, Plymouth, IowaRonald E. Klemme was listed as a son in Roy Christian Klemme's household on the 1930 Census at LeMars, Plymouth, Iowa; living at 402 Central Avenue.1
     In January 1939 Ronald Klemme is spending his vacation with his grandmother, Mrs. A. C. Klemme, and other relatives and friends at Fairmont, Minnesota.
Lemars Globe Post January 5, 1939 - Ronald Klemme is spending his vacation with his grandmother, Mrs A C Klemme at Fairmont, Minn.
Ronald E. Klemme lived in 1970 at Glendale, California. He lived in 1972 at Denver, Colorado.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED75-17. Dwelling 358.

Vada (?)

F, b. 18 July 1920, d. 16 May 2000
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name23 October 1965As of 23 October 1965,her married name was Klemme.
     Vada (?) had zero children. She obtained US Social Security Card at Kansas; last residence Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas.

Virginia Grubb

F, b. 23 May 1928, d. 21 August 1980
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name25 September 1948As of 25 September 1948,her married name was Schroeder.
  • Virginia Grubb was born on 23 May 1928.
  • She died on 21 August 1980 at age 52.

Lloyd E. Bate

M, b. 18 March 1897, d. 22 January 2001
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLloyd E. Bate was also known as Bates.
     Lloyd E. Bate obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence Peotone, Will, Illinois.

Shirley Rae Larson

F, b. 7 September 1927, d. June 1993
Father*Clifford H. Larson b. c 1903
Mother*Eleanor Pauline Klemme b. 12 Aug 1906, d. 18 Jun 1988
Name TypeDateDescription
Name Changeafter 9 October 1931On after 9 October 1931 her name was legally changed to Koch.
Married Name19 August 1948As of 19 August 1948,her married name was Shafer.
  • Shirley Rae Larson was born on 7 September 1927 at LeMars, Plymouth, Iowa.
  • She was the daughter of Clifford H. Larson and Eleanor Pauline Klemme.
  • Shirley Rae Larson married Edison Henry Shafer on 19 August 1948 also reported as 27 Aug 1948.
  • Shirley Rae Larson died in June 1993 at age 65 Shirley (Larson) Shafer obituary.
    Sandusky (OH) Register June 10, 1993 - Shirley (Larson) Shafer obituary
Census DateLocation
15 April 1930Hartley, O'Brien, IowaShirley Rae Larson was listed as a niece in Martin Gord's household on the 1930 Census at Hartley, O'Brien, Iowa.1
10 April 1940Fairmont, Martin, MinnesotaShirley Rae Larson was listed as a daughter (actually step-daughter) in Matthew P. Koch's household on the 1940 Census at Fairmont, Martin, Minnesota.2
     Shirley Rae Larson was adopted; Shirley was adopted by Matt Koch, her mother's second husband. In November 1936 at Plymouth, Iowa, Thanksgiving guests at the H F Klemme home.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED71-17. Dwelling 152.
  2. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Fairmont, Martin, Minnesota; Roll: T627_1937; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 46-9A.

Edison Henry Shafer

M, b. 17 February 1917, d. after 1993
     Edison Henry Shafer was a Food Production Manager at Illinois State University.

Matthew P. Koch

M, b. 15 September 1900, d. 31 December 1971
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMatthew P. Koch was also known as Math.
Census DateLocation
10 April 1940Fairmont, Martin, MinnesotaMatthew P. Koch was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census at Fairmont, Martin, Minnesota.1
     Matthew P. Koch obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence Bloomington, Mclean, Illinois.

Child of Matthew P. Koch and Eleanor Pauline Klemme

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Fairmont, Martin, Minnesota; Roll: T627_1937; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 46-9A.

James August Koch

M, b. 13 July 1932, d. 13 June 1999
Father*Matthew P. Koch b. 15 Sep 1900, d. 31 Dec 1971
Mother*Eleanor Pauline Klemme b. 12 Aug 1906, d. 18 Jun 1988
  • James August Koch was born on 13 July 1932 at Cherokee, Iowa, also reported as 31 Jul 1932.
  • He was the son of Matthew P. Koch and Eleanor Pauline Klemme.
  • James August Koch died on 13 June 1999 at age 66.
Census DateLocation
10 April 1940Fairmont, Martin, MinnesotaJames August Koch was listed as a son in Matthew P. Koch's household on the 1940 Census at Fairmont, Martin, Minnesota.1
     James August Koch was a Pharmacist. In November 1936 at Plymouth, Iowa, Thanksgiving guests at the H F Klemme home.

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Fairmont, Martin, Minnesota; Roll: T627_1937; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 46-9A.

Margaret Elizabeth Ritchie

F, b. 7 November 1922, d. 2 October 1999
Father*William Glasgow Ritchie b. c 1886
Mother*Nellie Mae Blesh b. c 1895
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name16 October 1943As of 16 October 1943,her married name was Klemme.
Census DateLocation
9 April 1930Washington, Jasper, IowaMargaret Elizabeth Ritchie was listed as a daughter in Nellie Mae Blesh's household on the 1930 Census at Washington, Jasper, Iowa.2
     Margaret Elizabeth Ritchie obtained US Social Security Card at Iowa; Last residence Akron, Plymouth, Iowa..

Citations

  1. [S184] Beresford Republic Newspaper, Vol. 106, 1999, Oct 14.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED50-38. Dwelling 62.

Dorothy Helen Klemme

F, b. 7 July 1921
Father*Elmer Jacob Klemme b. 17 Dec 1891, d. 26 Jul 1965
Mother*Hilda J. Sommervold b. 13 May 1896, d. 28 Aug 1991
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name7 February 1945As of 7 February 1945,her married name was Pomplun.
Census DateLocation
1925South Dakota State Census, South DakotaDorothy Helen Klemme appeared on the census of 1925 in the household of Elmer Jacob Klemme at South Dakota State Census, South Dakota.
17 April 1930Spink, Union, South DakotaDorothy Helen Klemme was listed as a daughter in Elmer Jacob Klemme's household on the 1930 Census at Spink, Union, South Dakota.1
1935South Dakota State Census, Spink, Union, South DakotaDorothy Helen Klemme appeared on the census of 1935 in the household of Elmer Jacob Klemme at South Dakota State Census, Spink, Union, South Dakota.
1940Spink, Union, South DakotaDorothy Helen Klemme was listed as a daughter in Elmer Jacob Klemme's household on the 1940 Census at Spink, Union, South Dakota.2
     Dorothy Helen Klemme witnessed Lu Ida Olive Klemme attending school in September 1932 at Pleasant Hill School, Akron, Iowa; (listed in newspaper). As of 1983, Dorothy Helen Klemme's address was 861 Cherry Street, Denver, Colorado.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED64-15. Dwelling 147.
  2. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Spink, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T627_3869; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 64-16.

Ray Pomplun

M, b. 5 September 1916, d. August 1980
     Ray Pomplun obtained US Social Security Card at South Dakota; last residence Englewood, Arapahoe, Colorado.

William Glasgow Ritchie

M, b. circa 1886
  • William Glasgow Ritchie married Nellie Mae Blesh.
  • William Glasgow Ritchie was born circa 1886 at Iowa.
  • He and Nellie Mae Blesh were divorced before 1930.
Census DateLocation
10 January 1920Des Moines, Polk, IowaWilliam Glasgow Ritchie was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Des Moines, Polk, Iowa.1

Children of William Glasgow Ritchie and Nellie Mae Blesh

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED95. Dwelling 114.

Nellie Mae Blesh

F, b. circa 1895
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Ritchie.
  • Nellie Mae Blesh married William Glasgow Ritchie.
  • Nellie Mae Blesh was born circa 1895 at Illinois.
  • She and William Glasgow Ritchie were divorced before 1930.
Census DateLocation
10 January 1920Des Moines, Polk, IowaNellie Mae Blesh was listed as wife in William Glasgow Ritchie's household on the 1920 Census at Des Moines, Polk, Iowa.1
9 April 1930Washington, Jasper, IowaNellie Mae Blesh was listed as a divorced servant for the Myron Buck family on the 1930 Census at Washington, Jasper, Iowa.2

Children of Nellie Mae Blesh and William Glasgow Ritchie

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED95. Dwelling 114.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED50-38. Dwelling 62.

Dennis Eugene Hultgren

M, b. 19 March 1929, d. 13 March 2018
Father*John Alfred Hultgren b. 26 Jan 1881
Mother*Esther Marie Johnson b. c 1899
  • Dennis Eugene Hultgren was born on 19 March 1929 at South Dakota.
  • He was the son of John Alfred Hultgren and Esther Marie Johnson.
  • Dennis Eugene Hultgren died on 13 March 2018 at age 88 Dennis Hultgren, 88, rural Akron, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Sanford in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

    Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 17, 2018 at Romsdal Lutheran Church, rural Hudson, South Dakota. Reverend Nate Hansen will officiate. Burial with military honors will be provided by the Hoschler American Legion Post 186 of Akron and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6149 of Alcester at the Union Creek Lutheran Cemetery, rural Akron. Visitation with family present will be from 3-6 p.m. on Friday, March 16, 2018 at the Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Visitation will resume from 9:30 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home with expressions of sympathy extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

    Memorials can be made in his name to the Romsdal Lutheran Church Building Fund.

    Dennis Eugene Hultgren was born in the family farmhouse, northwest of Akron, Iowa in Union County, South Dakota on March 19, 1929. He attained the age of 88 years, 11 months, and 22 days. He was the son of John A. Hultgren and Esther Marie (Johnson) Hultgren. He lived in this historic house for more than 86 years.

    He received his early education at West Union, a one-room rural school and graduated from Akron High School in 1946. He married Nelda E. Olson on August 3, 1957 at Union Creek Lutheran Church. He farmed the family farm for 44 years, retiring in 1991. He continued to live on his farm after retirement. He was a part-time employee of the Farmer’s Cooperative and also a property manager for out-of-state owners.

    Community and State Affairs include: Chairman, Union County Planning and Zoning Board; Chairman, Union-Sayles Watershed Board; Treasurer 28 years of Sioux Valley Township; Treasurer, West Union School Board; Chairman, Union County School Board; President, Alcester, SD School Board; Member, Technical Board of Revision, South East South Dakota Council of Officials (SECOG); Board of Directors, Siouxland Interstate Planning Council, Sioux City, IA (SIMPCO); Secretary, Council of Officials (SIMPCO); Board of Directors, Akron Community Theater; Republican Precinct Committeeman; Union County Republican Committeeman and Member of the South Dakota State Republican Committee; Chairman, South Dakota State Board of Equalization 8 years; South Dakota Delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1988; and President of Union County Farm Bureau for 18 years. He was also a past member of the South Dakota Livestock Feeders, the National Cattlemen’s Association, and the Associated School Boards of South Dakota.

    Dennis served in the United States Army from 1951 to 1953, serving in the Infantry in the Korean War and was assigned to the 224th Infantry Regiment on the 40th Infantry Division, North of the 38th Parallel. The United States Government awarded him the Combat Infantry Badge, Korean Service Medal, 3 Bronze Battle Stars, United Nations Service Medal, American Defense Medal, and the Good Conduct Medal. The South Korean Government awarded him their South Korean Service Medal and the Republic of Korean Presidential Unit Citation. The 224th Infantry Regiment awarded him a certificate, acknowledging his participation in the 40th Division Tank Company in Combat, the Satae Valley, and the Punch Bowl.

    Dennis was life member of the Albert E. Hoschler Post 186 of the American Legion since 1953 and a member the Veteran’s of Foreign Wars in Alcester, as well as members of Past Chef de Gare of the 40 et 8, Voiture 865 and the 224th Infantry Association.

    He was also a trustee of the Hoschler American Legion, and in the 13 counties that comprise the 9th District of the Iowa American Legion, he served as Commander, Vice Commander, Chaplain, and was Judge Advocate for 18 years. He was a past member of the Department of Iowa Executive and Chairman of the Department of Iowa Athletics and Contest for 3 years. He represented and officiated at numerous Veteran’s funerals, even when no Pastor was available.

    He was a past member of Union Creek Lutheran Church, baptized on April 28, 1929 and later confirmed on August 2, 1942. He served as President on the Church Council many times and served as chairman for several important projects. He was the Historiographer for UC Church Histories that were published for the 100th and 125th anniversaries. He served as Sunday school teacher, liturgist, choir member, children sermon-presenter, and sermon-giver. He was a board member of the UC Church Cemetery for 50 years and served as President more than 40 years. He was a planner and supporter, supervising many good improvements to the enlargements of the cemetery. He was also responsible for record keeping, updating, and printing of new maps.

    He was voting member of the Synod Assemblies of both the Western Iowa Synod and the South Dakota Synod of the ELCA. Dennis served for 3 years as an elected member of the Council of the Western Iowa Synod, serving on the Synod Stewardship Committee and on the Synod Assembly Business and Council Committee for 3 years. Because of theological changes approved by the ELCA, Dennis removed his membership from the ELCA and Union Creek in 2010. Dennis has been a member of Romsdal Lutheran Church, rural Hudson, South Dakota since 2010. Romsdal belongs to Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ (LCMC). This was the Pioneer Church of his Grandmother Hultgren, Guri-Anna Monsdotter, from Huglo, Norway who was a charter member.

    Dennis was a speaker at Veteran’s programs when invited. He also authored and published 3 books, “The Hultgren Family History”, “To Korea and Back Home Again”, and “The Queen of the Neighborhood.” He was also the writer of many narratives printed in newspapers, both in Iowa and South Dakota on various subjects of interest.

    He was the recipient of several honorary awards: Outstanding Community Service Award for Lions International; Distinguished Service Award, Associated School Boards of South Dakota; Siouxland Distinguished Service Award, Sioux City; and the Jefferson Award, Sioux Falls KELO-TV. His biography has been in Marquis’ Who’s Who In America, each edition since 1990. The 1879 Hultgren farm has been listed since 2004 on the National Register of Historic Places by South Dakota State Historical Society and the United States Department of Interior.

    Besides his wife, Nelda, Dennis is survived by four children, Nancy (Willard) Forsythe of Akron, Jean (Dene) Doty of Alcester, Jahn Dennis (Colleen) Hultgren of Florence, South Carolina, and Ruth (Scott) Henneman of Omaha, Nebraska. There are also 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a sister, Ione (Chris) Lucht of Tempe, Arizona along with many nieces and nephews and other relatives.

    Those preceding him in death were his parents; a sister and brother-in- law, Dorothy and Henry Borgman; and an infant brother, Esley John.
Census DateLocation
18 April 1930Sioux Valley, Union, South DakotaDennis Eugene Hultgren was listed as a son in John Alfred Hultgren's household on the 1930 Census at Sioux Valley, Union, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED14. Dwelling 82.

Clarence Nicholas Hornstein

M, b. 18 September 1898, d. December 1964
Father*George Henry Hornstein b. 25 Aug 1877, d. 21 Jun 1942
Mother*Amanda (?) b. c 1878, d. 16 Nov 1936
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationClarence Nicholas Hornstein was also known as C. N.
Census DateLocation
25 June 1900Kendrick, Greene, IowaClarence Nicholas Hornstein was listed as a son in George Henry Hornstein's household on the 1900 Census at Kendrick, Greene, Iowa.1
20 April 1910Platte Ward 2, Charles Mix, South DakotaClarence Nicholas Hornstein was listed as a son in George Henry Hornstein's household on the 1910 Census at Platte Ward 2, Charles Mix, South Dakota.2
15 January 1920Platte, Charles Mix, South DakotaClarence Nicholas Hornstein was listed as a son in George Henry Hornstein's household on the 1920 Census at Platte, Charles Mix, South Dakota.3
2 April 1930Platte, Charles Mix, South DakotaClarence Nicholas Hornstein was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Platte, Charles Mix, South Dakota.4
1945Precinct 26, Escambia, FloridaHe appeared on the census of 1945 at Precinct 26, Escambia, Florida.
     Clarence Nicholas Hornstein obtained US Social Security Card at South Dakota; last residence Iowa. On 12 September 1918 at WWI Civilian Draft Registrations, Charles Mix, South Dakota.

Child of Clarence Nicholas Hornstein and Cecelia A. Fields

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED83. Dwelling 166.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED87. Dwelling 48.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED49. Dwelling 290.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22. Dwelling 19.

Cecelia A. Fields

F, b. 8 February 1902
Father*Fredrick W. Fields b. Mar 1873, d. 9 Sep 1931
Mother*Otilda S. Engelcke b. 29 Sep 1871, d. 6 Jan 1944
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name27 December 1921As of 27 December 1921,her married name was Hornstein.
Census DateLocation
10 January 1920Platte, Charles Mix, South DakotaCecelia A. Fields was listed as a daughter in Fredrick W. Fields's household on the 1920 Census at Platte, Charles Mix, South Dakota.1
2 April 1930Platte, Charles Mix, South DakotaCecelia A. Fields was listed as wife in Clarence Nicholas Hornstein's household on the 1930 Census at Platte, Charles Mix, South Dakota.2
1945Precinct 26, Escambia, FloridaCecelia A. Fields appeared on the census of 1945 in the household of Clarence Nicholas Hornstein at Precinct 26, Escambia, Florida.

Child of Cecelia A. Fields and Clarence Nicholas Hornstein

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED49. Dwelling 157.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22. Dwelling 19.

Leonard Swanson

M, b. 20 November 1918, d. 16 January 2015
Leonard Swanson
Father*Alfred John Swanson b. 14 May 1872, d. 5 Oct 1972
Mother*Amanda Louisa Sand b. 11 Oct 1879, d. 4 May 1946
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLeonard Swanson was also known as Linardt.
  • Leonard Swanson was born on 20 November 1918 at Union, South Dakota.
  • He was the son of Alfred John Swanson and Amanda Louisa Sand.
  • Leonard Swanson married Violet Vivian Anderson, daughter of Edward Anderson and Alfhild Hjelmdahl, on 5 October 1940 at Union, South Dakota.
  • Leonard Swanson died on 16 January 2015 at South Dakota at age 96 Leonard Swanson, 96, of West Akron, South Dakota passed away Friday, January 16, 2015 at Prairie Estates Care Center in Elk Point, South Dakota.

    Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 22, 2015 at Union Creek Lutheran Church, rural Akron. Reverend Carla Nelson will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be after 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 21, 2015, with the family present from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., all at Carlsen Funeral Home - Schroeder Chapel in Akron. Visitation will resume from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Thursday at the church. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.

    Leonard Alfred Swanson was born November 20, 1918 on the family farm in Union County, South Dakota, the son of Alfred and Amanda (Sand) Swanson. Leonard was baptized and confirmed at Union Creek Lutheran Church. He attended Garland Country School in Union County. Following his schooling, he farmed with his dad in Union County.

    He was united in marriage to Violet Anderson on October 5, 1940 at her parent's home. Leonard and Violet farmed in Sioux Valley Township in Union County for many years, living on the home place his entire life. Leonard and Violet were blessed with 5 children, Verdell, Vivian, Eugene, Linette, and Venita. Violet passed away June 12, 2013.

    Leonard was a lifelong member of Union Creek Lutheran Church. He had served on the board of directors for the Farmers Coop in Akron and was also a past board member of Garland Country School. Leonard was a Farmers Union member for many years. Through the years, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and reading. But most of all, he loved the times spent with family. He will be greatly missed.

    Survivors include his 5 children: Verdell Swanson and his wife Donna of Alcester, SD, Vivian Haage and her husband Robert of Springfield, SD, Eugene Swanson and his friend Cindy of Akron, IA, Linette Reed and her husband Richard of Sioux City, IA, and Venita Fiksdale and her husband Bill of Merrill, IA; 16 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; 5 great great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

    He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Violet; his brothers: Stanley, Herb, Art, and Walter; and his sisters: Elsie Carlson and Antionetta Buum.
Census DateLocation
26 January 1920Sioux Valley, Union, South DakotaLeonard Swanson was listed as a son in Alfred John Swanson's household on the 1920 Census at Sioux Valley, Union, South Dakota.1
4 April 1930Sioux Valley, Union, South DakotaLeonard Swanson was listed as a son in Alfred John Swanson's household on the 1930 Census at Sioux Valley, Union, South Dakota.2
     Leonard Swanson lived in May 1962 at Akron, Iowa.

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED251. Sheet 6B. Dwelling 121.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED64-14. Dwelling 26.

Violet Vivian Anderson

F, b. 14 January 1919, d. 12 June 2013
Violet Vivian Anderson Swanson
Father*Edward Anderson b. Mar 1864, d. 2 Jun 1951
Mother*Alfhild Hjelmdahl b. 25 Nov 1888, d. Sep 1981
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name5 October 1940As of 5 October 1940,her married name was Swanson.
  • Violet Vivian Anderson was born on 14 January 1919 at South Dakota.
  • She was the daughter of Edward Anderson and Alfhild Hjelmdahl.
  • Violet Vivian Anderson married Leonard Swanson, son of Alfred John Swanson and Amanda Louisa Sand, on 5 October 1940 at Union, South Dakota.
  • Violet Vivian Anderson died on 12 June 2013 at age 94 Violet Swanson, 94, of West Akron, South Dakota, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at her home.

    Services will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, June 17, 2013 at Union Creek Lutheran Church, rural Akron, Iowa with Pastor Carla Nelson officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation with the family present will be from 1:00 p.m. until service time at the church Monday afternoon. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home-Schroeder Chapel of Akron.

    Pallbearers will be Jared Swanson, Ryan Reed, Wade Reed, Greg Swanson, Clint Haage, Billy Fiksdale, Kimberly Zacharias, and Amanda Christensen. Honorary casket bearers will be her great grandchildren.

    Violet Vivian Anderson was born January 14, 1919 on the family farm near Beresford, South Dakota to Edward and Alfhild (Hjemdahl) Anderson. Violet was baptized and confirmed at Roseni Lutheran Church. She attended country school at North Spink school near her home. Violet was united in marriage to Leonard Swanson on October 5, 1940 at her parents home. Violet and Leonard farmed in Sioux Valley Township for many years. Violet and Leonard were blessed with 5 children, Verdell, Vivian, Eugene, Linette, and Venita. Violet assisted Leonard on the farm as well as tending to the family garden and canning much of the vegetables to enjoy throughout the year. She also enjoyed going to dances and jig-saw puzzles.

    She belonged to Union Creek Lutheran Church for over 70 years. She enjoyed Bible studies and circle. Her greatest joy in life was her family. She loved the holiday gatherings with her children and grandchildren.

    Survivors include her husband of 72 years, Leonard; 5 children, Verdell Swanson and his wife Donna of Alcester, SD, Vivian Haage and her husband Robert of Springfield, SD, Eugene Swanson and his friend Cindy of Akron, Iowa, Linette Reed and her husband Richard of Sioux City, IA, and Venita Fiksdale and her husband Bill of Merrill, IA; 20 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren; 4 sisters, Fern Svatos of Omaha, NE, Esther Girard of Elk Point, SD, Frances Granger of Webster, Wisconsin, and Wilma Strand and her husband Carroll of Elk Point, SD; and several nieces and nephews.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Alfhild (Hjemdahl) Anderson; and several brothers and sisters.
Census DateLocation
1920Spink, Union, South DakotaViolet Vivian Anderson was listed as a daughter in Edward Anderson's household on the 1920 Census at Spink, Union, South Dakota.1
12 April 1930Spink, Union, South DakotaViolet Vivian Anderson was listed as a daughter in Edward Anderson's household on the 1930 Census at Spink, Union, South Dakota.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Spink, Union, South Dakota; Roll T625_1724; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 252; Image: 540.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Spink, Union, South Dakota; Roll 2232; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 15; Image: 224.0.

Walter John Johnson

M, b. 22 December 1918, d. 15 March 1975
  • Walter John Johnson was born on 22 December 1918.
  • He died on 15 March 1975 at age 56.

Child of Walter John Johnson

Benjamin Cheirs Parks

M
Name TypeDateDescription
NicknameBenjamin Cheirs Parks also went by the name of Ben.

Laura Clare Holt

F, b. 14 January 1920, d. 5 May 1998
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLaura Clare Holt was also known as Laura-Clare.
Married NameHer married name was Parks.
Name VariationLaura Clare Holt was also known as Claire.
  • Laura Clare Holt married Benjamin Cheirs Parks.
  • Laura Clare Holt was born on 14 January 1920.
  • She died on 5 May 1998 at age 78.
     Laura Clare Holt obtained US Social Security Card at Tennessee; last residence Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee.

Arthur Harold Ness

M, b. 22 July 1906, d. 26 August 1988
Father*Anton Olson Ness b. 23 Dec 1876, d. 20 Mar 1952
Mother*Randi Marie Grina b. 7 Jan 1872, d. 5 Feb 1962
Census DateLocation
21 April 1910Fay, Burke, North DakotaArthur Harold Ness was listed as a son in Anton Olson Ness's household on the 1910 Census at Fay, Burke, North Dakota.1
13 January 1920Fay, Burke, North DakotaArthur Harold Ness was listed as a son in Anton Olson Ness's household on the 1920 Census at Fay, Burke, North Dakota.2
22 April 1930Columbus, Burke, North DakotaArthur Harold Ness was listed as a son in Anton Olson Ness's household on the 1930 Census at Columbus, Burke, North Dakota.3
     Arthur Harold Ness obtained US Social Security Card at North Dakota; last residence Billings, Yellowstone, Montana.

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED186. Dwelling 93.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED38. Dwelling 44.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED7. Dwelling 92.

Thelma Agnes-Eleanor Berg

F, b. 3 July 1910, d. 20 August 2000
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Ness.
     Thelma Agnes-Eleanor Berg obtained US Social Security Card at Montana; last residence Billings, Yellowstone, Montana.

Ole Ludwig Flados

M, b. 5 November 1891, d. 8 December 1958
Father*Ole Andreas Flados b. 30 Dec 1861, d. 19 Oct 1936
Mother*Hansine Ingerburg Larson b. 8 Mar 1869, d. 8 Oct 1964
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationOle Ludwig Flados was also known as Ole Jr.
  • Ole Ludwig Flados was born on 5 November 1891 at Gainesville, Texas.
  • He was the son of Ole Andreas Flados and Hansine Ingerburg Larson.
  • Ole Ludwig Flados married Una Missouri Flournoy, daughter of Allen Gary Flournoy and Missouri Davis Richards, on 6 November 1914 A pretty wedding at the home of Mr. and Mrs. OLE FLADOS was Thursday evening, Nov. 6, when Miss UNA FLOURNOY and OLE FLADOS Jr. were united in marriage by Rev. N. R. STONE of the Methodist church. Miss MATTIE ANTRAM sang and Miss BESS BARRY played. Miss CLO MARCH and ROY FLOURNOY entered, followed by the bride and groom.
  • Ole Ludwig Flados died on 8 December 1958 at Tarrant, Texas, at age 67.
Census DateLocation
4 June 1900Nocona, Montague, TexasOle Ludwig Flados was listed as a son in Ole Andreas Flados's household on the 1900 Census at Nocona, Montague, Texas.1
7 January 1920Nocona, Montague, TexasOle Ludwig Flados was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Nocona, Montague, Texas.2
8 April 1930Henrietta, Clay, TexasHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Henrietta, Clay, Texas.3
     Ole Ludwig Flados traveled with Ole Andreas Flados and Hansine Ingerburg Larson on 29 July 1901 at return trip from Norway to, America; Residence: America
Destination: Galveston, Texas
Ship: via Xania
Line: Skandinav.4 Ole Ludwig Flados traveled with Ole Andreas Flados and Hansine Ingerburg Larson on 17 August 1901 at Norway to, New York, New York; reported 18 years in Texas for Ole and 15 years for Hansine
Port of Departure: Christiania
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: Hekla.

Children of Ole Ludwig Flados and Una Missouri Flournoy

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED58. Dwelling 94.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED105. Dwelling 66.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED39-1. Dwelling 44.
  4. [S375] Norwegian National Archives Digital Archives, by Norwegian government, Emigranter over Trondheim 1867-1930
    ID: 100094.

Una Missouri Flournoy

F, b. 9 June 1893, d. 31 May 1945
Father*Allen Gary Flournoy b. 17 May 1858, d. 28 Oct 1927
Mother*Missouri Davis Richards b. 30 Jul 1861, d. 9 Sep 1913
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationUna Missouri Flournoy was also known as Hollie Una.
Name VariationUna Missouri Flournoy was also known as Flornoy.
Name VariationUna Missouri Flournoy was also known as Hattie Una.
Married Name6 November 1914As of 6 November 1914,her married name was Flados.
  • Una Missouri Flournoy was born on 9 June 1893 at Texas.
  • She was the daughter of Allen Gary Flournoy and Missouri Davis Richards.
  • Una Missouri Flournoy married Ole Ludwig Flados, son of Ole Andreas Flados and Hansine Ingerburg Larson, on 6 November 1914 A pretty wedding at the home of Mr. and Mrs. OLE FLADOS was Thursday evening, Nov. 6, when Miss UNA FLOURNOY and OLE FLADOS Jr. were united in marriage by Rev. N. R. STONE of the Methodist church. Miss MATTIE ANTRAM sang and Miss BESS BARRY played. Miss CLO MARCH and ROY FLOURNOY entered, followed by the bride and groom.
  • Una Missouri Flournoy died on 31 May 1945 at age 51.
Census DateLocation
12 June 1900Justice Precinct 5, Montague, TexasUna Missouri Flournoy was listed as a daughter in Allen Gary Flournoy's household on the 1900 Census at Justice Precinct 5, Montague, Texas.1
21 April 1910Nocona, Montague, TexasUna Missouri Flournoy was listed as a daughter in Allen Gary Flournoy's household on the 1910 Census at Nocona, Montague, Texas.2
7 January 1920Nocona, Montague, TexasUna Missouri Flournoy was listed as wife in Ole Ludwig Flados's household on the 1920 Census at Nocona, Montague, Texas.3
8 April 1930Henrietta, Clay, TexasUna Missouri Flournoy was listed as wife in Ole Ludwig Flados's household on the 1930 Census at Henrietta, Clay, Texas.4

Children of Una Missouri Flournoy and Ole Ludwig Flados

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED55. Dwelling 134.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED180. Dwelling 63.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED105. Dwelling 66.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED39-1. Dwelling 44.