John Hollerud Rites Held

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Thursday, October 27, 1960
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John Hollerud Rites Held

John Hollerud was born, February 6, 1889, at Skoger, Norway. He was the son of August and Nelsine Hollerud. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith there and also attended school in Skoger.

On October 28, 1911 he was married to Linnea Anderson at [illegible], Norway, by Pastor [illegible] Dahl. John came to Lyle in November that same year, and was followed by his wife several months later. He worked for Charles Volstad for six years [illegible] engaging in farming for himself in 1917. He farmed until 1946, then moved to Lyle where he lived until the time of his death. He passed away October 15 at St. Olaf Hospital, Austin.

He is survived by his wife, Linnea, four sons, Charles of Lyle, Leonard, Norman and Kenneth of Austin; three daughters, Mrs. Leonard Leidal (Mildred), Mrs. Herman Skov (Lillian) of Lyle, and Mrs. George Henderson (Eva) of Austin. Twenty [illegible] grandchildren and six- [illegible] great-grandchildren. Also two sisters and three brothers in Norway.

He was preceded in death by his parents also three brothers and three sisters.

Out of town relatives attending the funeral came from Los Angeles, Calif.; Austin, Texas, Freemont, Nebraska, Brownsdale, Rose Creek, Adams and Austin, Minnesota; Northwood and Stacyville, Iowa.