Name: Katherine (Kate) Elizabeth ARVESON
Birth: 14 SEP 1895 in Smiley Township, Red Lake (now Pennington) County, Minnesota
Death: 27 DEC 1992 in Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota
Note: Northwest Medical Center
Burial: 31 DEC 1992 Nazareth Cemetery, Pennington County, Minnesota
Change Date: 22 APR 2008
Obituary: TRF Times; 30 Decemer 1992
Trail, MN: Kate Knutson, 97, died December 27 at the CNC unit of the Northwest Medical center in Thief River falls. Funeral services will be held December 31 at 2 p.m. at the Nazareth Lutheran church, rural Trail, with Rev. Daniel Faugstad officiating. Special music will be provided by Grace Hammer. Casketbearers will be Harry Digerness, Warren Digerness, Matthew Wolden, Kevin Wolden, David Arveson, Michael Arveson, Darrin Arveson and Kyle Arveson. Interment will be in the church cemetery. The Green Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Green Funeral Home in Thief River falls.
Katherine Elizabeth Arveson was born September 14, 1895 in Smiley township, Pennington county, the daughter or Martin and Hanna (Amundson) Arveson. They later moved to Wanke where she attended school. In 1910 she moved with her mother to Neptune and then to Hazel, where she card for her grandparents, Hans and Martine Amundson.
On September 4, 1917, she was united in marriage to Martin Knutson at Thief River Falls. The couple farmed near Hazel. They later moved to Hickory township, Pennington county, in 1924 where they farmed and raised two foster children, Vernon and Adeline Hogquist. Her husband died in 1942.
In 1948 she moved to San Diego where she worked in a nursing home. She returned to Thief River Falls in 1979 where she lived with her brother and sister-in-law, Lester and Marie Arveson until 1982 when she entered the CNC unit of Northwest Medical center. She was a member of the Nazareth Lutheran church Ladies Aid.
She is survived by a foster daughter, Adeline Hogquist of Montana; a sister, Mabel Digerness of Eveleth and sister-in-law, Anna Arveson of Gonvick.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; one sister, Dora Johnson; three brothers: Harry, Albert and Lester; and foster son, Vernon Hogquist.
Father: Martin D. ARVESON b: FEB 1867 in Dalsland, Sweden
Mother: Hannah Martina AMUNDSON b: 26 APR 1870 in Kristiansand, Norway
Martin KNUTSON b: 3 APR 1887 in Amery, Wisconsin
4 SEP 1917
in Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesot
- Adeline HOGQUIST b: ABT 1925 in Minnesota
- Vernon HOGQUIST b: 1 JUN 1924