Thursday, June 26, 2008

Gunder Amundsen Hval D; 1905

Gunder Amundsen Hval, aged 68 years, died at his home west of town on Monday, October 16th. The deceased was born January 6, 1837 in Hadeland, Norway. He emigrated from Norway and came to America in the year 1869 and settled in Winnesheik Co., IA, where he was married to Marget Rue in 1888. In the year of 1899 he moved to Clark county, where he resided until his death. Funeral services were held at the Lutheran church west of Vienna, Oct 19th Rev. Lauritz Thoresen officiating. He leaves a widow and one brother who resides here to mourn his death, besides several sisters.
Transcribed from clipping in old scrapbook. Clark County SD newspaper.

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