Glen Arnold Aanonson, 96

Glen Arnold Aanonson, 96, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at the Adams Health Care Center, Adams, Minnesota.

He was born Oct. 20, 1918, in Nevada Township, Mower County, Minnesota, to Lewis and Ethel (Hofland) Aanonson. Glen attended country schools and graduated from the eighth grade. He was married to Irene Walk on May 9, 1943. They had two sons: Leland and Larry.

Halvor K. Volstad obituary


Hon. Halvor K. Volstad died at his home in Nevada township, Thursday, Feb. 1, 1912, of old age, aged 85 years.

He was born in Norway, Oct. 21, 1826, and was reared to agricultural pursuits. At the age of 27 years he came to Chicago and found employment on a farm in Winnebago county, Ill. at ten dollars a month.

He was married to Isabel Stabuck and they remained on a farm in Illinois until 1856 when they came to Mower county bringing two pair of oxen and their household goods. It took them 21 days on the road, they camping on the way.

Hans C. Anderson obituary

Hans Christian Anderson was born at Ostre Toten, Norway, August 18, 1838 and died at Alstead, New Hampshire, November 21, 1913. He had recently gone there from the west. He came to Dane County, Wisconsin with his parents in 1853. In 1854 they moved to Nevada township, Mower County, Minnesota where he grew to manhood. In 1864 he was married to Rachel Richardson a resident of Mower County and they resided on the homestead in Nevada until 1888 when they moved to the state of Washington.