mandag 27. september 2010

Amanuensis Monday - Obituary of Martin Larsen

I got this obituary by mail several years ago, it did not give the name of the newspaper where it was printed. Martin died July 16th, 1977.   Martin was my great grandfathers sisterson. 

Martin Larsen, 97, Dickenson, N.D., died at Dickenson. He was born April 26, 1880 in the Town of Lessor, the son of the late Mr.& Mrs. Lars Larson.

He married Mattie Johnson in Lessor in 1905. He owned & operated a cheese factory in Advance for several years, before moving to Pulaski, where he was employed by Kraft Cheese Co., as a buyer. His wife preceded him in death in 1947,, and he married May Cale in Illinois in 1952 She preceded him in death on Sept. 11, 1974. He moved to North Dakota in 1974.

Survivors include one son, Dr. James, Dickenson, N.D, three grandchildren, Kimberly, Barbara & James, & one brother, Oscar, Los Angeles Cal.

Two sons, five sisters, and three brothers preceded him in death.

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For norske lesere: dette er altså en nekrolog (obituary) som er vanlig å finne i amerikanske aviser etter avdøde. For et vell av opplysninger!

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