Mrs. H. Goplerud Dies After Illness Lasting Ten Years

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Mrs. H. Goplerud
Dies After Illness
Lasting Ten Years

Mrs. Harry G. Goplerud died Saturday morning at 11 o'clock, following a cerebral hemorrhage, at the hospital at Independence where she had spent the past 10 years. The body was brought to the Shelledy funeral home that evening where it rested until Tuesday. Funeral service was held at the Osage Lutheran church at 2 p.m., conducted by the Rev. T P Solem and burial was made in the Osage cemetery.

Dena Petrina Groth, daughter of Peder and Anna Groth, was born near Mona, Iowa, May 15, 1869. She was baptized and confirmed in the Six Mile Grove Lutheran church, at Lyle, Minn. and was an active member of the Osage Lutheran church as long as her health permitted. She helped to organize the Ladies Aid and Mission Circles of the church and was a teacher in the Sunday school for years.

Her marriage to Harry C. Goplerud took place June 4, 1890. Reverand John Olsen officiating. To this union two children were born, Clifford P Goplerud and Clarice, wife of Dr. Sam Savre. They, and her four grandchildren, survive. The grandchildren are: Ann Goplerud, serving with the Red Cross overseas: Dr. Jane Goplrud, in Cincinnati, Ohio; Harold Goplerud, of Oak Ridge, Tenn.; and Peter Goplerud, at the state university at Iowa City.

Surviving also are the following brothers and sisters Espen Groth, of Minneapolis; Jim Groth, of Enderline, N. D.; Peter Groth, of LaMoure, N. D.; Mrs. Maria Kelley, of Lisbon, N. D.; and Mrs. Stella Hildebrand, of Parsons, Minn. A large number of nephews and nieces also remain to mourn her passing.