Obit: Engebretson, Clara (1876 - 1949)

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Surnames: Olson, Engebretson

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 09/15/1949

Engebretson, Clara (7 MAR 1876 - 12 SEP 1949)

Clara Olson, who died of a lingering illness on Sept. 12, 1949, was born in Vardal, Norway, March 7, 1876. She was married to John Engebretson, May 19, 1896 at Vardal, Norway. She spent the first few years of her married life in Norway. In 1905, with her husband and children, she moved to Stanley. In 1907 they purchased the farm in Worden (Clark Co., Wis.) where the family has since resided.

Mrs. Engebretson is survived by her husband and one daughter, Jennie (Mrs. Mike Clerf) of Thorp. Two daughters preceded her in death. She is also survived by four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, and a brother Julius of Norway. Mrs. Engebretson was a member of the Eidsvold Ladies Aid and of Our Saviors Lutheran Church.

The funeral was held at the Plombon Funeral Home in Stanley at 1 p.m. Wednesday and 2 p.m. at Our Saviors Lutheran Church with Rev. J.N. Midtlien officiating. Interment will be in the East Side Cemetery.



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