Obit: Ager, Gurolle (1873 1951)

Surnames: Ager, Blestren, Tanner, Bergh, Olen, Best, Nicolai, Derge, Gabrielson

----Source: Eau Claire Leader (Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wis.) Thursday, 27 Dec. 1951, Contributed to the Clark Co., WI History Buffs by Anonymous by anonymous

Ager, Gurolle (21 Feb. 1873 25 Dec. 1951)

Mrs. Gurolle B. Ager Dies on Christmas Day

Mrs. Gurolle Blestren Ager 78, of 429 Chestnut St., died Christmas morning at Luther hospital after an illness of several weeks. She was the widow of Waldemar T. Ager, Norwegian-American editor and lecturer, who died 10 years ago.

Funeral services have been set for Friday at 2 p.m. at the first Lutheran church with the Rev. A. S. Tanner officiating. Lenmark and Sons is in charge of arrangements. Born Feb. 21 1873, at Tromso, Norway, she came to America with her family when she was 10 years old, and was a resident of Eau Claire ever since. She and Mr. Ager were married here July 5, 1899.

Surviving are their nine children, four sons and five daughters, all of whom were here during the final days of their mother's illness. The sons are Eyvind B., of Chippewa Falls; Trygve M., of Eau Claire; Magne O., of Las Alamos, N. M.; and Roald S. of Madison, Wis. The daughters are Mrs. Milo Bergh, Eau Claire; Mrs. Arndt Olen, Poulsbo, Wash.; Mrs. John W. Best, of Indianapolis, Ind.; Mrs. Albert Nicolai, of Black River Falls, Wis.; and Mrs. Richard H. Derge, Eau Claire. Also surviving is a sister, Mrs. Alfred Gabrielsen, of San Mateo, Calif.



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