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Center Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery
Center Township, Section 7, Winnebago County, Iowa

 

   
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19266 440th St. (1.2 miles east of Hwy 69 north of Leland, Iowa.)

GPS Coordinates:  N 43 24.039 W 93 36.709

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Name
Born
Died
Inscription / Description
Section/Lot
Obituary
A
     
11 Jun 1924
29 Dec 2008
Parents of Karen and Mary
   
Anderson Steele, Diane K. 29 Jun 1954 25 Jan 2014 [Daughter of Gorden A. Anderson]   Obituary
1901
 
1989
 
[Wife of Gilmer S. Anderson]
Parents of Gorden, Arlene, Dorothy, Gloria
   
Anderson, Bemt A.
Feb 1889
Oct 1889
Son of ??? Anderson and Anna Kloster
   
1873
1937
[Wife of Gustav Anderson]
   
1902
 
1982
 
[Husband of Annette M. Anderson]
Parents of Gorden, Arlene, Dorothy, Gloria
   
Anderson, Gorden A.
06 Mar 1932
06 May 2014
   
1873
1957
[Husband of Emma D. Anderson]
   
23 Dec 1875
28 Feb 1876
Son of ??? Anderson and Anna Kloster
   
         
1928
1928
     
1878
1956
[Wife of Thoma A. Askildson]
   
1896
1963
[Husband of Thea L. Askildson]
   
03 Dec 1889
04 May 1901
     
1936
1997
Beloved son, brother & friend
   
1849
1929
Mother
   
26 May 1934
 
06 Mar 1952
 
Son
God Alone Understands
   
1897
1978
[Wife of H. Lewis Askildson]
   
1885
1952
[Husband of Clara H. Askildson]
   
B
       
04 Feb 1963
 
18 Jan 1930
 
Mother
[Wife of Andrew Langfald]
   
10 May 1927
14 Jun 1909
Wife of Torger Torgersen Bakke
   
02 May 1817
08 Sep 1896
[Husband of Ragnild Gjermundsdatter Hoyme Bakke]
   
1919
1989
[Wife of Rev. Raymond M. Branstad]
   
Bendickson, Martha
15 Jul 1848
10 May 1885
Born ???, Norway
   
Bendickson, Martha
1848
1918
     

Bendickson, Rangdi Mrs.

 

14 Sep 1818

 

10 May 1877

 

I Vestre Slidre, Valders, Norge
Fred med dit stöv,
velsignet vaere dit minde.
In West Slidre, Valdres, Norway
May your dust rest in peace,
may your memory be blessed.
   
23 May 1905
05 Nov 1995
[Wife of Milo A. Bolsinger]
   

28 Apr 1914
 

 

26 Jun 1944
 

 

Iowa
Tech Sgt 20 Inf 6 Inf Div
World War II
[Husband of Mabel L. Bolsinger]
   
07 May 1920
30 Mar 1996
US Army WW II Purple Heart & 1 OLC
   
1890
1985
[Wife of Elmer T. Branstad]
   
29 Jul 1932
 
10 Jec 2006
 
[Wife of Floyd M. Branstad]
Blessed are they that die in the Lord.
 
1889
1976
[Husband of Anna A. Branstad]
   
30 Jan 1921
 
23 May 1980
 
M2 US Coast Guard
World War II
   
30 Jan 1921
 
23 May 1980
 
[Husband of Burlette R. Branstad]
Blessed are they that die in the Lord.
   
1919
1989
[Wife of Rev. Raymond M. Branstad]
   
1916
 
2009
 
[Husband of Lois E. Bayer Branstad]
[Son of Elmer T. and Anna A. Peterson Branstad]
 
1879
 
1958
 
Father
[Husband of Julia Bredeson]
   
1890
 
1950
 
Mother
[Wife of Christ Bredeson]
   
Bye Storby, Orpha J.
1922
2002
[Wife of Lester M. Storby]
   
C
       
Carlson Hanson, Ruby L. Carlson
16 Mar 1935
06 Sep 2015
[Wife of Henry V. Hanson]
1901
1978
[Husband of Mabel O. Cox]
   

23 Jul 1940

 

15 Mar 2011

 

[Husband of Jean T. Cox]
[Son of Charles and Mabel Cox]
Parents of Ron, Arlene, Audra, Janel
 
25 Jul 1941
 
13 Mar 2012
 
[Wife of Clifford L. Cox]
Parents of Ron, Arlene, Audra, Janel
 
1902
1987
[Wife of Charles H. Cox]
   
D
       
1880
1942
[Husband of Matilda Fjune]
   
1877
1950
[Wife of Carl O. Fjune]
   
1881
1958
[Son of Ole H. and Marit H. Fugleberg]
   
1875
1951
[Son of Ole H. and Marit H. Fugleberg]
   
Fugleberg, Marit H.
06 Jan 1856 (?)
06 Jun 1900
[Wife of Ole H. Fugleberg]
   
Fugleberg, Ole H.
 
1822
 
1906
 
[Husband of Marit H. Fugleberg]
i en Adler af 84 Aar. at the age of 84 years.
   
G
       
20 Apr 1905
29 Apr 1989
[Wife of Carl O. Langfald]
   
1911
1987
[Son of Lucy and Grant Gettis]
   
1865
1947
[Husband of Lucy Gettis]
   
1873
1944
[Wife of Grant Gettis]
   
10 May 1927
14 Jun 1909
Wife of Torger Torgersen Bakke
   
Gryte, Alice
16 Jun 1884
30 Aug 1884
Children of A.A. and G.G. Gryte
   
Gryte, Alice E.
06 Oct 1886
15 May 1888
Children of A.A. and G.G. Gryte
   
Gryte, Anders A.
21 Jun 1866
15 Sep 1888
Children of A.A. and G.G. Gryte
   
Gryte, Arnie A.
[1836]
illegible
[Husband of Guri G. Gryte]
   
Gryte, Guri G.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
21 May 1842
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
30 Aug 1888
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hustru af Arnie A. Gryte Wife of Arnie A. Gryte
Paaskemorgen
slukker sorgen
Slukker sorgen til evig tid.
Den har oss givet lyset og livet,
Lyset og livet til dagning blid.
Paaskemorgen
slukker sorgen,
slukker sorgen til evig tid.
Easter morning
our sorrow is over,
our sorrow is over eternally.
It has given us light and life,
light and life in daylight bright.
Easter morning
our sorrow is over,
our sorrow is over eternally.
   
H
       
Halvorson  Holstad, Marie
1879
1962
[Wife of Knut J. Holstad]
   
Hanson, Henry V.
 
22 Mar 1930
 
20 Oct 2014
 
[Husband of Ruby L. Carlson Hanson]
[Son of Herbert and Lenora Matthews Hanson]
Hanson, Herbert
16 Feb 1904
24 Jun 1992
[Husband of Lenora Matthews Hanson]
16 Oct 1935
22 Sep 1958
[Son of Herbert and Lenora Matthews Hanson]
   
Hanson, Herbert Jay
20 Dec 1956
20 Sep 2012
   
09 Sep 1958
 
26 Jun 2002
 
US Army
[Son of Henry V. Hanson]
   
Hanson, Lenora Matthews
14 Aug 1904
12 Mar 1988
[Wife of Herbert Hanson]
   
30 Mar 1957
18 Jan 1958
Daughter [Herbert Duane Hanson]
   
Hanson, Robert L.
06 Mar 1937
16 May 2015
Hanson, Ruby L. Carlson
16 Mar 1935
06 Sep 2015
[Wife of Henry V. Hanson]
1906
1906
Age 1 Day
   
1881
 
1935
 
Mother
[First Wife of Toger Haukness]
   
11 Apr 1891
06 Jul 1970
[Second Wife of Toger Haukness]
   
1907
1907
Age 6 Months
   
1882
 
1959
 
Father
[Husband of Lena T. Haukness]
   
1809
1880
     
Hockenson, Hogen
11 May 1829
22 Mar 1886
[Husband of Mary Hockenson] 
   
Hockenson, Mary
04 Dec 1831
22 Dec 1897
Wife of Hogen [Hockenson]
   
Hockenson, Peter
18 May 1870
15 May 1887
Son of M. & M. Hockinson
   
19 Feb 1917
 
22 Sep 2012
 
[Wife of Emil G. Peterson]
[Daughter of Knut and Marie Johnson Holstad]
 
1924
1945
[Daughter of Knut J. and Marie Halvorson Holstad]
   
20 Feb 1902
03 Jun 1979
[Son of Knut J. and Marie Halvorson Holstad]
   
1869
1945
[Husband of Marie Holstad]
   
1879
1962
[Wife of Knut J. Holstad]
   
13 Aug 1866
13 May 1938
[Husband of Rachel O. Hougen]
   
02 Aug 1884
09 Feb 1961
[Wife of Gilbert Hougen]
   
   
Gone But Not Forgotten
   
Hylland, Albert
08 Aug 1888
05 Mar 1959
[Son of Andrew O. and Antonette Hylland]
 
1923
1923
[Daughter of Nels and Grace Hylland]
   
Hylland, Andrew O.
1854
1923
[Husband of Antonette Hylland]
   
19 Aug 1918
30 Jan 2005
[Wife of Laurence Nels Hylland]
   
Hylland, Antonette Stockseth
08 Sep 1860
11 Feb 1937
[Wife of Andrew O. Hylland]
 

09 Jun 1946

 

29 May 1971

 

Iowa
SP4 HHT 3 BN 11 ARMD CAV
Vietnam
   
29 Oct 1888
09 Feb 1969
[Wife of Nels Hylland]
 
1920
1920
[Son of Nels and Grace Hylland]
   

07 May 1921

 

26 Oct 1973

 

Father
[Husband of Anne Marie Hylland]
[Son of Nels and Grace Hylland]
   
03 Oct 1886
 
05 Feb 1975
 
[Husband of Grace Schieffelbein Hylland]
[Son of Andrew O. and Antonette Hylland]
 
Hylland, Ole
1884
1963
[Son of Andrew O. and Antonette Hylland]
   
1928
 
2007
 
Parents of Charles E.
[Son of Nels and Grace Hylland]
 

1915
 

 

1998
 

 

Father
Married July 4, 1939
Parents of Rosanne, Gerhard, David, Marlys
[Son of Nels and Grace Hylland]
   
I
       
18 Nov 1911
14 Jan 2002
Parent of Ronald, Shirley, G. Marlene, Marjorie, Phyllis, Wayne
   
16 Feb 1932
20 Apr 1933
[Son of E. Alice Ingebritson]
   
J
       
Johnson, Anna G.
1900
1981
[Wife of Wilford O. Johnson]
   
26 May 1822
 
01 Oct 1902
 
Mother
[Wife of Njeld Johnson]
   
10 Feb 1818
 
21 Jun 1881
 
Father
[Husband of Margretha Johnson]
   

07 Mar 1923
 

 

14 Oct 1964
 

 

Iowa
PVT Signal Corps
World War II
[Son of Wilford O. and Anna G. Johnson]

   
30 May 1901
07 Jan 1902
     
16 Oct 1876
19 May 1902
     
Johnson, Wilford O.
 
1895
 
1956
 

World War I
[Husband of Anna G. Johnson]

   
K
       
1873
1944
[Wife of Charles Kemp]
   
1872
1937
[Husband of Anna Kemp]
   
14 Jun 1984
14 Jun 1984
Son of Mark & Jennie Kloster
   
L
       
12 Jan 1830
 
29 Oct 1903
 
Du slap for Livets Kval og Frygt og hviler her hvor sødt og trygt. You escaped life’s turmoil and fear here, how sweet and safe.
   
Landfald, Karen Gjorgina Olson
 
 
 
 
24 Nov 1871
 
 
 
 
28 Aug 1894
 
 
 
 
Möd mig i himmelen 
Nu oit foran
til himlens ro
hvor vi skal mödes
og evig bo.
Meet me in heaven
??  ??? ????
to the peace of heaven
where we shall meet
and forever live.]
   
         
02 Aug 1884
09 Feb 1961
[Wife of Gilbert Hougen]
   
1891
1963
[Wife of Clarence E. Olson]
   
1895
 
1979
 
[Wife of Palmer C. Olson]
Married 16 Dec 1915
   
08 Mar 1857
 
23 Apr 1943
 
Father
[Husband of Olina Langfald]
   
1923
1923
     
12 Nov 1899
23 Nov 1955
[Husband of Mabel J. Langfald]
   
         
1925
1931
     

1925

 

1995

 

Tak For Alt
Parents of Michael G. Langfald
US Navy   WWII
   
1824
1926
     
01 Aug 1944
13 Apr 1961
[Son of Carl O. and Mabel J. Langfald]
   
25 Apr 1905
18 Jan 1982
[Wife of Tom O. Langfald]
   

30 Apr 1888

 

02 Jan 1970

 

Iowa
Pvt   Co C 87  Infantry
World War I
   
26 Dec 1931
06 Jan 1932
Daughter of Tom & Jessie
   
20 Apr 1905
29 Apr 1989
[Wife of Carl O. Langfald]
   
04 Feb 1963
 
18 Jan 1930
 
Mother
[Wife of Andrew Langfald]
   
         
28 Mar 1886
12 May 1971
[Husband of Jessie E. Langfald]
   
25 Apr 1905
18 Jan 1982
[Wife of Tom O. Langfald]
   
1844
1914
     
M
       
1893
1980
[Wife of Maynard L. Maakestad]
   
1894
1964
[Husband of Jennie E. Maakestad]
   
16 Jun 1917
4 Aug 1936
[Son of Maynard L. and Jennie E. Maakestad]
   
Matthews Hanson, Lenora
14 Aug 1904
12 Mar 1988
[Wife of Herbert Hanson]
         
1887
1918
[Son of Eric M. and Margit M. Mattison]
   
1852
1920
[Husband of Margit M. Mattison]
   
1852
1926
[Wife of Eric M. Mattison]
   
1829
1890
[Husband of Kari Matvig]
   
1829
1913
His Wife [Johanes Monson Matvig]
   
N
       
15 Sep 1850
11 Mar 1924
     
1883
1965
[Sister of Knut N. Nerness]
   
1881
1967
[Brother of Bolette Nerness]
   
27 Jul 1848
06 Dec 1912
[Wife of Nels K. Nemess]
   
13 Aug 1853
31 Jul 1885
Og Hustru [And Wife] [Maddel N. Nemess]
   
14 Oct 1968
02 Dec 2002
Father of Emily, Travis, Devlin
   
O
       
02 Aug 1923
 
 
 
02 Aug 1923
 
 
 
US Army
World War II
Bronze Star Medal – Purple Heart
[Husband of Ruby V. Carlson Okland]
 
Obituary
 
 
 
29 Jul 1922
27 Apr 2007
Wife of Luther E. Okland
 
Okland, Todd Raymond
25 Feb 1967
17 Apr 1967
Infant son of Raymond & Patricia
   

01 Dec 1948

 

 

05 May 1970

 

 

Iowa
Sgt.  502 Inf  101 ABN Div
Vietnam  BSM & OLC – ARCOM – PH
[Son of Luther E. and Ruby V. Okland]
[Killed in Action]
   
1824
1926
     
04 Sep 1861
28 Aug 1883
     
Olson Landfald, Karen Gjorgina
24 Nov 1871
28 Aug 1891
     
30 Apr 1912
10 Feb 2008
[Wife of Leslie Wagner]
 
18 Jul 1968
19 Jul 1968
     
10 May 1936
27 May 1936
[Dau. of Melvin G. and Julia Olson]
   
18 Nov 1915
22 Jul 1967
[Son of Clarence E. and Gena A. Olson]
   
1889
1972
[Husband of Gena A. Olson]
   
1916
 
2004
 
[Husband of Trene A. Olson]
Married 28 Sep 1940
   
22 Aug 1953
03 Jun 1962
Son [Marlin D. Olson]
   
1891
1963
[Wife of Clarence E. Olson]
   
1917
 
1977
 
[Wife of Clifford A. Olson]
Married 28 Sep 1940
   
1901
1987
[Wife of Melvin G. Olson]
   
06 Oct 1931
10 Nov 2012
   
1904
1969
[Husband of Julia Olson]
   
1895
 
1979
 
[Wife of Palmer C. Olson]
Married 16 Dec 1915
   
1898
 
1992
 
[Husband of Nora O. Olson]
Married 16 Dec 1915
   
Olson, Ruth Ilene Stockseth
17 Nov 1930
18 Sep 2014
[Wife of Marlin Duane Olson]
 
Olson, Unknown
         
1911
 
2002
 
[Wife of Russell B. Outman]
Children: Richard, Raymond, James
   
1908
 
1989
 
[Husband of Andrina L. Outman]
Children: Richard, Raymond, James
   
P
       
24 May 1868
06 Mar 1968
     
Pederson, Christi
22 Nov 1865
28 Apr 1878
     
Pederson, Ole
18 Mar 1839
16 Oct 1901
     
Pederson, Ski
 
23 Sep 1904
     
1890
1985
[Wife of Elmer T. Branstad]
   
Peterson, Anna A.
1850
1939
[Wife of Peter A. Peterson]  (1920 Norway Census)
   
1881
 
1945
 
Mother
[Wife of Thommy A. Peterson]
   
Peterson, Bernice A. Long
07 Sep 1918
05 Nov 1978
Beloved mother & wife
   

15 Dec 1887

 

25 Jan 1979

 

Pfc   US Army
World War I
[Son of Peter A. and Anna A. Peterson]
   
26 Dec 1899
 
05 Oct 1985
 
Our Loved One
[Wife of Wilmer Gerhard Peterson]
   
17 Mar 1918
25 Jul 1981
[Husband of Martha C. Holstad Peterson]
   
19 Feb 1917
 
22 Sep 2012
 
[Wife of Emil G. Peterson]
[Daughter of Knut and Marie Johnson Holstad]
 
Peterson, Peter Anton
1852
1931
[Husband of Anna A. Peterson]  (1920 Norway Census)
   

Peterson, Robert D.

 

17 Sep 1925

 

13 Sep 1951

 

Iowa
2D LT 372 AF Bomb SQ.
WW II   Korea
   
Peterson, Robert D.
17 Sep 1925
13 Sep 1951
Husband of Mary Jane  Father of Dana Lynn
   
24 Jan 1885
29 Nov 1918
[Husband of Anna K. Peterson]
   
Peterson, Walter S.
15 Jan 1913
11 Nov 1940
Beloved husband & father
   
23 Aug 1894
 
10 Apr 1942
 
Our Loved One
[Husband of Ella A. Peterson]
   
R
       
1838
28 Oct 1884
[Husband of Julia Rustad]G.A.R. aged 46 yr. 6 day
   
1873
1944
His Wife
   
1868
1955
     
01 Feb 1875
19 Feb 1957
[Son of Andrew J. and Julia Rustad]
   
1845
1927
[Wife of Andrew J. Rustad]
   
18 Jun 1885
15 Oct 1961
[Wife Ed E. Rusten]
   
15 Jul 1880
10 Feb 1951
[Husband of Andrena A. Rusten]
   
S
       
         
1847
1900
Mother
   
1829
1884
     
1873
1891
     
1870
1886
     
29 Jul 1932
 
10 Jec 2006
 
[Wife of Floyd M. Branstad]
Blessed are they that die in the Lord.
 
29 Oct 1888
09 Feb 1969
[Wife of Nels Hylland]
 
1890
1971
     
1888
19[72]
[Husband of Ragnild Severson]
   
1884
1959
[Wife of Alfred E. Severson]
   
1844
1914
     
Smith,
   
Children of S.G. & Julia Smith
   
Smith,
   
Children of S.G. & Julia Smith
   
Smith, Henry Victor
 
[12 Jul 1884]
 
27 Aug 1885
 
[Aged 11 mos.  15 dys.
Children of S.G. & Julia Smith
   
1947
1947
     
Smith, Norah
26 Aug 1891
26 Aug 1891
Children of S.G. & Julia Smith
   
18 Oct 1882
04 Nov 1882
     
24 Sep 1867
19 Aug 1889
     
Solum, Andrew Johnson
06 Apr 1828
07 May 1887
     
Steele, Diane K. Anderson 29 Jun 1954 25 Jan 2014 [Daughter of Gorden A. Anderson]   Obituary
Stockseth Hylland, Antonette
08 Sep 1860
11 Feb 1937
[Wife of Andrew O. Hylland]
 
Stockseth Olson, Ruth Ilene
17 Nov 1930
18 Sep 2014
[Wife of Marlin Duane Olson]
 
1882
1964
Husband [Linnie Storby]
   
Storby, Bernard M.
1908
1977
     
23 Mar 1880
04 Mar 1959
     
16 May 1929
 
29 Jan 2002
 
Cpl   US Army
Korea
   
1929
 
 
2002
 
 
[Huaband of Marlene Ann Torke Storby]
Our Children  David, Kevin, Barbara, Robert, Marilyn, Sarah
[Son of Elmer O. and Tena H. Storby]
   
Storby, Elmer O.
1901
1957
[Husband of Tena H. Storby]
   
1875
 
1965
 
Father
[Husband of Martina Storby]
   
1880
1974
[Wife of Peter O. Storby]
   
1914
1990
[Son of Peter O. and Ida E. Storby]
   
Storby, Lester M.
 
1917
 
1979
 
[Husband of Orpha J. Storby]
[Son of Peter O. and Ida E. Storby]
   
1880
1946
Wife [Albert S. Storby]
   
Storby, Lowell E.
01 Apr 1950
05 Nov 2013
[Son of Lester M. and Orpha J. Bye Storby]
 
26 Oct 1872
29 Mar 1938
[Husband of Manda M. Storby]
   
13 Mar 1880
30 Nov 1951
[Wife of Lyon O. Storby]
   
Storby, Marlene Ann Torke
24 Oct 1933
10 Apr 2014
[Wife of Donald Storby]
 
1878
 
1946
 
Mother
[Wife of Hans O. Storby]
   
Storby, Orpha J. Bye
1922
2002
[Wife of Lester M. Storby]
   

19 Aug 1900

 

26 Oct 1983

 

Pvt.   US Army
World War II
[Son of Peter O. and Ida E. Storby]
   
1871
1918
[Husband of Ida E. Storby]
   
01 Jan 1932
 
03 Feb 1989
 
CPL   US Army
Korea
   
Storby, Tena H.
1907
1996
[Wife of Elmer O. Storby]
   
T
       
1869
1966
[Wife of Ole E. Thorson]
   
1870
1944
[Husband of Anna Thorson]
   

10 Feb 1862
 

 

03 Nov 1894
 

 

Hvor salig er den lille flok som Jesus kjennes ved.
I ham sin Frelser har den nok, nu og i evighet.
  How blessed is the little flock that Jesus knows.
In Him, its Savior, it has enough, now and forever more.
   
1892
1967
     
1910
 
1988
 
[Husband of Mertie O. Tweeten]
Parents of Arlo & Marilyn
   
1917
 
1998
 
[Wife of Arnold R. Tweeten]
Parents of Arlo & Marilyn
   
U
       
25 Jul 1941
 
13 Mar 2012
 
[Wife of Clifford L. Cox]
Parents of Ron, Arlene, Audra, Janel
 
Unknown, Alne Ceolina
10 Nov 1901
06 Sep 1902
     
Unknown, Ole Theodore
18 Dec 1883
10 Apr 1884
     
W
       
08 Jul 1908
25 Sep 1983
[Husband of Orletta T. Wagner]
   
30 Apr 1912
10 Feb 2008
[Wife of Leslie Wagner]
 
1816
1881
Mother of O. B. Wangsness
   

Transcribed by Christine Johnson during July and August, 2012.      Edited by Paul Nagy.      Norwegian translations by Pøtt VanAuken.
© Christine Johnson and Paul Nagy 2012. All rights reserved.



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