Obit: Sandboe, Rachel (1828 - 1916)

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----Source: CLARK COUNTY REPUBLICAN & PRESS (Neillsville, Wis.) 12/21/1916

Sandboe, Rachel (1828 - 18 DEC 1916)

Mrs. Rachel Sandboe was born in Grulbronsdalen, Norway in 1828. She came with her husband to this country in the year 1870. They settled on a farm in Trempleau Co. and later moved to Whitehall to make it their home. Six children were born to them, four of whom are living. In 1899 Mr. Sandboe was taken sick and died in 1901. Mrs. Sandboe then came to Neillsville, Clark County, Wis. to make her home with her daughter, Mrs. Ezra Campbell, and has resided here ever since. On Sept. the 28th, 1916, she was taken ill with heart trouble and died Dec. 18, 1916.

Mrs. Sandboe was a devout member of the Norwegian Lutheran Church, and was a woman of highest type of morality. Her death is deeply mourned by all who knew her. The funeral was held from the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ezra Campbell, Friday morning, at 10 o’clock, and the remains were taken to her old home at Whitehall for burial.

Besides the four children living: three daughters, Mrs. Ezra Campbell of Neillsville, Mrs. Rachel Peterson of Osseo, Mrs. H.H. Congdon of Superior, and one son, Ole Sandboe of Superior. She has seventeen grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren to mourn her loss.



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