Obit: Andersen, Jens (1887-1974)

Contact: Tricia Warns

Owen Enterprise, Thursday, January 10, 1974

Jens Andersen, 86, Is Buried Sunday

An Owen resident, Jens Andersen, died at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, at the Victory Memorial Hospital in Stanley. He was 86 years of age.

The Rev. Robert H. Sullivan, pastor, conducted services at 2 p.m. Sunday at Nazareth Lutheran Church in Withee. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Born in Denmark July 25, 1887, Mr. Andersen came to the United States in 1909 and operated a farm in the town of Hixon until 1948 when he retired and moved ro Owen. He was married to the former Mary Krarup who preceded him in death Dec. 24, 1957.

Survivors include two sons, Harvey and Gordon Andersen, both of Thornton, Ill.; a sister, Mrs. Caroline Candahl, Neillsville; a brother, Sam Andersen, Owen, and 11 grandchildren.

He was a member of Nazareth Lutheran church and a veteran of World War I.



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