Six Mile Grove cemetery

Ben Jacobson Died Suddenly


Ben Jacobson Died Suddenly

Gus Jacobson and Fred Ulven of Rose Creek were in Lyle, Wednesday morning, making arrangements for the funeral of the former's brother, Ben Jacobson, who was found dead, in bed, that morning at the home of his mother-in-law, Mrs. Sarah Enright, who resides just east of Austin.

Although Mr. Jacobson had not been feeling well for some time, he went to the Enright farm, Monday, to help with the fall work. County Coronor, H. F. Peirson, pronounced the cause as heart disease. Mr. Jacobson was 52 years of age.

Mary Jacobson obituary



Mary Jacobson, daughter of Andreas Anderson and Christiana Hanson, was born in Oster, Toten Norway, May 30, 1851. She came the United States with her parents when two years old, and settled in Nevada Township. She was confirmed at St. Ansgar, by Rev. Clausen. In 1868 she was married to Jacob Jacobson, by Rev. Clausen. They homesteaded in Nevada Township, where they continued to reside.

Mr. Jacobson, her husband, died in September, 1916.

Mrs. Ammond Olson obituary

Died, January 14 at her home in the town of Nevada, Mrs. Ammond Olson. The funeral services were held in the afternoon in the Lutheran church at Six Mile Grove, Rev. Eggen officiating. The deceased has been in poor health for several years. She leaves a husband and four children, two boys and two girls, all of whom have passed their minority, to mourn her loss. The bereaved have the sympathy of a large circle of friends and neighbors.

Elmer Anderson obituary



Elmer Anderson was born Feb. 22nd 1884 in Nevada Twp., near Lyle, the son of Erick and Bertha Anderson. He grew to manhood in that community and at the age of 25, became a butter maker, and was employed in this work to the time of his death.

He died very suddenly Tuesday evening Dec 26th in Elysian, Minn. after a heart attack. He was a former member of the Six Mile Grove Lutheran church.

He is survived by five brothers Ole and Edgar of Duluth, Bennie and Robert of Lyle and Melvin of Austin, and one sister Mrs. L. F. Beadle (Nora) of Lyle Center.

Gullik Knutson Dead.



Gullik Knutson died Tuesday February 14th at his home about a mile west of this place. Mr. Knutson has been in poor health for a number of years but more especially so this winter and his death had been daily expected for several weeks.

Mr. Knutson was a brother of G. K. Volstad and Halvor Volstad of Nevada and Peter Knutson of Clear Lake. He leaves a family of five children, three sons and two daughters. The funeral occurred yesterday at the Six Mile Grove church.

K. G. Knutson Died Monday



Knut G. Knutson, son of Gullick Knutson Volstad, pioneer farmer of Lyle township, passed away Monday evening at St. Olaf Hospital at Austin after an illness of several weeks.

Mr. Knutson was born on the Volstad homestead in Torresdahl, near Kragaro, Norway, Nov. 26 1854 and came to the United States with his parents at the age of 22 years. The family settled on a farm four miles west of Lyle.

Emma Leidall obituary



This community was shocked and saddened Friday when it became known that Mrs. K. L. Leidall had suffered a fatal stroke of apoplexy. She revived a short time afterward, but soon sank into unconsciousness and passed away, Saturday morning about 6 o'clock. Mrs. Leidall was apparently in good health, and able to care for the home as usual, with no intimation that she was near the border land, until the final summons came.

Hannah Nelson obituary


The death of Mrs. Hannah Nelson occurred Thursday morning at 6:30. She has been in poor health for the past three years, the cause of her death being paralysis and tuberculosis. Deceased was born in Reser. Norway Dec. 8, 1846. She came to this country when 18 years of age and since that time has made her home in this vicinity. She was united in marriage to Christopher Swenson when 20 yrs. of age and, after his death, to Ole Nelson. She leaves two brothers, Chris Meyer of this place and M. D. Meyer of Winans, S. D., a sister, Mrs.

Plane crash in Chesapeake Bay left mother and son adrift - Mary Lagerquist


Plane crash in Chesapeake Bay left mother and son adrift

OCT 29, 2011 | 3:51 PM

Lanny Ross struggled to push his 78-year-old mother through the surf toward shore.

On a cool, cloudy October afternoon, his two-seater plane had smacked into the Chesapeake Bay, stranding them both amid five-foot waves.

His mother's right eye was swollen shut, her teeth had pierced her bottom lip, and her nose was broken. Miles from land, the sun was setting and they were shivering, when his mother spoke.

'Nobody could get her down' - Mary Lagerquist death

‘Nobody could get her down’: Woman who died after plane crash always upbeat, sister recalls

By Jeff Chew
Wednesday, October 5, 2011 12:01am

AGNEW — Lyla Stoike lost more than a loving sister Sunday.

Gone is her best friend, a woman who always was upbeat and helped Stoike find her Atterberry Road home in the Dungeness Vall­ey.

“She was the best friend a girl could ever have. I sure wish Mom and Dad had more kids, at least one like Mary,” Stoike said Tuesday of her older sister.

“This is terrible.”

Carrie Berge obituary



Mrs. Carrie Berge, daughter of Haggie and Knut Rue, was born in Telemarken, Sept. 7th 1829 and passed away Feb. 15, 1926. She left Norway in 1952 (sic) and came to Wisconsin, and was united in marriage to Havor Berge Dec 26 1852. This union was blessed with seven children: Mrs. Anne Thovson of Lyle, Mrs. Ole Torgeson of Bolivd, Ia., Mrs. August Anderson of Belgrade, Minn., Mrs. M. P. Martin who passed away the 17th of Jun 1925., and one boy who died in infancy.

Julia Thovson obituary


Mrs. Julia Thovson, who passed away Friday May 27th, was buried Tuesday afternoon, May 31st, in the Six Mile Grove Cemetery. The deceased was 86 years and 5 months, and was one of the oldest residents in this community. She is survived by two daughters, Misses Annie and Nettie Thovson, both residing at home.

Annie Thovson obituary



Mrs. Annie Thovson was born in Wisconsin, June 10th, 1853 and died Sept. 3, 1945 in Spokane, Wash. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Chas. Thon, Spokane, Wash; two sisters, Mrs. Mathilda Anderson, Belgrade, Minn., Mrs. Ole Torgerson, Osage, Iowa; ten grandchildren, three great grand children.

Funeral services were conducted at the Six Mile Grove church on Sunday Sept. 9th.

2 Brothers Dead (Oscar and Edwin Thovson)


2 Brothers Dead

A message reached Lyle relatives Sunday that Oscar Theodore Thovsen, who went to Kalispell, Mont., a little over a year ago, accompanied by his brother Edwin, had passed away and that the remains would be sent here for burial.

The deceased was born on the old homestead farm about 5 miles north east of Lyle April 3rd, 1885 and lived here until March 1916. He leaves a mother, three brothers Henry and Albert Thovson of this locality and Edwin of Kalispell, also a sister, Mrs. Emily Thon, of Minot, N. D.

Halvor Thovson obituary


Another one of Mower County's oldest settlers answers to the final roll call. This was the news spread around last Saturday when it was learned that Halvor Thovson had passed away during the nigh after an illness of four days. He had not been in good health the past three years, yet his troubles were not considered serious until the end came. During his long residence in this vicinity, he became well known to everybody and few of the early settlers survive him to tell the story of the early pioneer days and their struggles.

Mrs. Andrew Hanson died


The remains of Mrs. Andrew Hanson, who died in Minneapolis Monday, was brought to Lyle Wednesday afternoon and laid to rest in Six Mile Grove cemetery. Funeral services were held in the Lyle church, conducted by Rev. Waldeland of St. Ansgar.

The deceased was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Knut Helgeson of this community and leaves besides her husband, parents and other relatives a 10 weeks old child.