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  • ID: I14748
  • _UID: F43B0C33A6734393BCA2A87BE9FD0CD8A8A6
  • Name: William Grant GILBERTSON
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 20 AUG 1897 in River Falls Township, Red Lake (now Pennington) County, Minnesota
  • Death: 22 MAY 1970 in St. Hilaire, Pennington County, Minnesota
  • Burial: 26 MAY 1970 St. Hilaire Community Cemetery, Pennington County, Minnesota
  • Christening: 10 JUN 1898 Hamar Lutheran Church, Red Lake County, Minnesota
  • Note: sponsors: James Gilbertson, Ole Pettersen, P. Olsen, Anne Pettersen
  • Note:

    Obituary: Thief River Falls Times, 27 May 1970

    Funeral services for William Gilbertson, 72, of St. Hilaire were held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Calvary Lutheran church at St. Hilaire. A lifetime resident of River falls township, Pennington county, Gilbertson died Friday at Northwestern hospital.

    Rev. James Swanson officiated at the services. Mrs. Clarence Weckwerth was the soloist and Mrs. Gerald Eggers, organist. Interment was in the Community cemetery at St. Hilaire with the Green Funeral home in charge of arrangements. Pall bearers were Art Peterson, Charles Hasnedl, Thorston Walseth. Arthur Dicken, Arthur Thorstveit and Jesse Skaaren.

    William G. Gilbertson was born August 20, 1897 in River Falls township, Pennington county to James and Mary Gilbertson. He attended school in River Falls township and had since lived and farmed there. In addition to farming, he was a carpenter and worked at his trade until his death.

    He served in the United States Army during World War I. He was a member of St. Pauli Lutheran church and had served on the township board for 30 years and on the school board for six years.

    He was married on September 24, 1932 to Judith Erickson. She survives, together with one daughter. Mrs. Richard (Carol) Baydo of Tacoma, Washington; one son, James Gilbertson of Red Lake Falls; five grandchildren, a sister, Mrs. Emil (Karen) Olson of Placerville, California, and one brother, Paul Gilbertson of St. Hilaire.

    He was preceded in death by one brother, George.
  • Change Date: 5 SEP 2015

    Father: James GILBERTSON b: 13 DEC 1851 in Hadeland, Norway
    Mother: Mary PAULSON b: 8 FEB 1857 in Norway

    Marriage 1 Judith ERICKSON
    • Married: 24 SEP 1932
    1. Has No Children Living GILBERTSON
    2. Has No Children Living GILBERTSON

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