Obit: Krogness, Olaf #2 (1885 - 1962)

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Surnames: Krogness, Englebretson, Salzwedel, Danielson, Hendrickson, Plank, Francis, Neuenfeldt, Voie, Warner, Myhrwold

                       

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) September 20, 1962

 

Krogness, Olaf (9 August 1885 - 12 September 1962)

 

Olaf Krogness, 77, of Greenwood died at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Neillsville, where he had been a patient for 25 days.  Death was attributed to cerebral thrombosis.

 

Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon from Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Arvid Myhrwold officiating.  Burial was made in the Greenwood Cemetery.

 

Pallbearers were: Robert, William, Clayton, and Jimmie Englebretson, Archie and Orville Hendrickson.  Mrs. Otto Voie sang, "Asleep in Jesus Name" and "Under His Wings" with Mrs. Don Warner as accompanist.

 

Mr. Krogness was born August 9, 1885, in Cambridge.  He was married to the former Elizabeth Englebretson, who died April 1, 1958.

 

He is survived by four sons, Conrad, Emory, and Stewart at home and Arthur of Menomonee Falls. Also surviving are two brothers, Carl Krogness of Greenwood and Adolph Krogness of Sioux City, Ia.; and two grandchildren.

 

People from away who attended the service were: Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Englebretson of Loyal; Mr. and Mrs. James Englebretson and family, Mr. and Mrs. William Englebretson and family and Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Englebretson and family, all of Owen; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Krogness of Sioux City, Ia.; Mr. and Mrs. Verle Krogness and family of Minneapolis; Mrs. Helma Salzwedel of Rhinelander; Mrs. Mary Danielson and sons of Loyal; Orville Hendrickson of Sturgeon Bay; Sylvester Plank and daughters, Mrs. Helen Francis of Neillsville and Mrs. Charles Neuenfeldt of Spencer.

 

 


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