Obit: Eide, Anna (1858 - 1924)

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Surnames: EIDE JOHNSON SORENSON

----Source: GREENWOOD GLEANER (Greenwood, Wis.) 01/24/1924

Eide, Anna (27 JUL 1858 - 21 JAN 1924)

Mrs. Anna Johnson Eide was born July 27, 1858 in Christiania, Norway, and died at her home in Greenwood, Clark County, Wis. Jan. 21, 1924, at the age of 65 years, 5 months and 25 days.

She was married twice, the first time in Christiania, Norway to Ole M. Johnson on Dec. 26, 1876. N 1881 Mr. Johnson came to America and Mrs. Johnson came a year after in 1882.

They made Longwood, Clark County, Wis. their home, where they resided until 1914, when they moved to Greenwood. Mr. Johnson died Oct. 23, 1915.

In 1917 she was married the second time to Mr. Gunder Eide. Longwood was their home until four years ago, when they moved to Greenwood. To this marriage no children were born.

In her first marriage she was blessed with thirteen children , of which four are dead, three boys and one girl, and nine are living, six boys and three girls, and all were present at their mother’s funeral.

Those living are Alma, Hjalmar, Clara, Oscar, Arthur, George, Dorothy, Harry and Walter. Those, together with her husband Gunder Eide, mourn the loss of a beloved mother and wife. She also leaves one sister, Mrs. Martin Sorenson of Longwood, one half sister in Norway and a half brother in Washington.

Funeral services were held from the United Lutheran Church last Wednesday afternoon, Rev. M.K. Aaberg officiating. The body was laid to rest in the Greenwood Cemetery.

 

 


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