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Elizabeth Angelina Norelius Obituary -- Kiron News clipping



Passing of Mrs. E. Nordell
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Elizabeth Angelina Norelius Nordell was born on November 3rd, 1864 at Cambridge, Isanti County, Minnesota. She passed away on Wednesday, October 27, 1943 at the age of 78 years, 11 months and 24 days.
On March 29th, 1884 she was united in Holy Matrimony by the Rev. L. J. Ahlstrom, to Peter Erik Nordell. She is survived to mourn her passing by: One brother, G. A. Norelius, Kiron, Ia.: five sons, Rudolph Nordell, Samoa, Calif.; Elmer Nordell, Omaha, Nebr.; Robert Nordell, Omaha, Nebr.; Leland Nordell, Ida Grove, Ia: Evan Nordell, Oklahoma City, Okla.; five daughters, Alice Winnstrom and Ethel Nordell of Long Beach, Calif.; Margaret Mitchell, Kansas City, Mo; Josephine Brown, Keokuk, Ia; Lucille Carlberg, Cherokee, Ia; Eleven grandchildren and one great grandchild.
She is preceded in death by her husband and by one child, Nettie, who died in infancy.
A short funeral service was held at 11 o'clock Monday morning from the Methodist church in Galva, conducted by the pastor. Two beautiful hymns were sung by a mixed quartette/ The remains were then taken to Kiron where funeral services were held in the Baptist church at 2:30 conducted by the pastor, Rev. S. Bruce Fleming. Two more beautiful hymns were sung in duett by Mrs. S. B. Fleming and Miss Elaine Larson, accompanied at the piano by Miss Velma Larson. A large bank of beautiful floral offerings engulfed the casket bespeaking the high esteem of the departed.
Mrs. Nordell, with her family, for many years made her home in Old Kiron where her children grew to young manhood and young ladyhood, later moving to Minnesota with her husband and younger children for a short period. For the past fifteen or twenty years she has made her home in Galva where she cared for her aged father, Mr. Andrew Norelius, until his departure from this life.
Pallbearers here were R. A. Buller, E. L. Miller, P. E. Hedstrom, Art Jacobson, Russell Linman and H. L. Ward.
Interment was in the Kiron cemetery.
Attending the funeral from a distance were Mrs. Alice Winnstrom and Miss Ethel Nordell, Long Beach, Calif; Margaret Mitchel, Kansas City; Josephine Brown, Keokuk, Iowa; Lucille Carlberg, Darrold Carlberg and Mrs. Fred Casey of Cherokee; Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Nordell and Janice, Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Nordell, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. McSorley and Mr. J. F. Gilligan of Omaha; Mr. and Mrs. Leland Nordell of Ida Grove, Miss Shirley Nordell, Sioux City; Mrs. Leslie Clauson, Ames, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Carlberg and Mrs. Phillis Knapp, Galva; Mr. and Mrs. Everett Norelius, Denison; Mrs. C. E. Morton and Hellen Ann, Denison; Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Moline, Odebolt.

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