Obit: Mickelson, Anna (1883 – 1961)
Surnames: Mickelson, Christopherson, Olson, Daberkow, Kinning, Johnson, Cumberland
----Source: unknown newspaper, 26 July 1961
Mickelson, Anna (3 Mar. 1883 – 18 July 1961)
Mrs. Anna Mickelson
Funeral services were held for Mrs. Anna Mickelson in the Upper Pigeon Creek Church Friday, July 21 at two p.m. Rev. E. B. Christophersen officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Song service was rendered by Rev. Christophersen, who sang "Den Store Vide Flok" and "The Old Rugged Cross" by Ernest Olson, Richard Daberkow, Bary and David Mickelson, Julian and Orville Olson, Jr., and Ivan Kinning, grandsons of Mrs. Mickelson served as casket bearers.
Mrs. Mickelson had a stroke on June 24 at the Arnold Mickelson home, where she made her home, and was a patient at the Whitehall Community hospital until July 13, when she was able to return to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Olger Mickelson in York, where she was cared for until Monday when she suffered another stroke, was returned to the hospital and passed away the following day, Tuesday, July 18. Family Devotional service was held at the Jensen Funeral home Thursday evening.
Anna Marie, daughter of John and Sophia Olson was born in the town of Northfield, March 3, 1883. She was baptized and confirmed by the late Emanuel Christophersen. In 1901 she was married to Martin Mickelson. She is survived by seven children, three daughters, Selma, Mrs. Orvill Olson, Merrillan, Inga, Mrs. Herman Daberkow, Milwaukee, Marianne, Mrs. Bernard Johnson, Fountain City, four sons, James, Cumberland, Olger, York, Arnold, Northfield, and Ernest of Osseo, 14 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, seven sisters and brothers, and two grandchildren.
Mrs. Mickelson lived her entire life on the farm where she born. Following the death of her husband, Arnold had purchased the farm and she continued to reside there until her death. She was a loving mother and will be sadly missed by her family.
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