Name: Emma LEAGJELD
Given Name: Emma
Birth: 3 Jun 1894 in Kenyon,Minnesota USA
Death: 26 Mar 1968 in Browerville,Todd,Minnesota USA
Burial: 17 May 1968 Clarissa,Todd,Minnnesota USA
Census: 19 Mar 1920 Iona Twp,Todd,Minnesota
Census: 11 Apr 1930 Iona Twp,Todd,Minnesota
Change Date: 6 Jul 2003
Married Name:<_MARNM> Warner, Oliver
Cause of Death: coronary thrombosis
RESIDENCE: 1920 Census: Iona township, Todd county, Minnesota, ED 233, sheet 8A, dwelling/family 129/129, lines 25-28. Vernon Warner is age 27, and was enumerated with his wife Emma, age 25; son Irwin [sic, should be Ervin, age 6; and daughter Irene, age 11/12.
1930 Census: Iona Township, Todd County, Minnesota (ED# 77-20, sheet 4B, dwelling 74, family 75, line 98). Emma is age 36, and was enumerated with her husband and children: Irvin S., age 16; Irene M. age 11; Marie D. age 9; Ethel M., age 7; Mayme J., age 5; and Robert R., age 2.
BIOGRAPHY: Emma remarried Earl J. Oliver (1889-1977). He was from the Clotho, Minnesota, area and had at least five children from his first marriage.
BURIAL: Woodman Cemetery, rural Clarissa, Minnesota, adjacent to her second husband Earl J. Oliver. The OLIVER lot marker is inscribed: "Earl J., 1889-1977" and "Emma Leagjeld, 1894-1968."
DEATH: Minnesota Death Certificate #1968-MN-007495. She died at St. John's Hospital in Browerville, Minnesota. Cause of death was coronary thrombosis, due to coronary disease/hypertension of 5 years, and due to generalized arteriosclerosis, hypertension, cardiac disease of 10 years.
OBITUARY: From the "Clarissa Independent" newspaper, Clarissa, Minnesota; Thursday April 4, 1968; page 5, column 3:
"MRS. EARL OLIVER DIES AFTER HEART ATTACK MARCH 26. Mrs. Earl Oliver, a resident of this community for many years, died at St. John's Hospital at Browerville at 3:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 26, after having suffered a heart attack at her home shortly before being taken to the hospital.
"Emma Oliver was born to Simon and Stena Leagjeld at Kenyon, Minn., on June 3, 1894, and at the time of death was 73 years, 10 months and 6 days of age.
"Her family moved to Long Prairie, and she attended school in Dist. 25 at Long Prairie.
"On January 13, 1913 she was married to Vernon Warner at Long Prairie. He preceded here in death years ago, and on November 7, 1952 she was married to Earl Oliver at Seattle, Washington.
"Shortly after that they came back to Clarissa to make their home, and since then have lived in the village.
"She is survived by these children: Ervin of Long Prairie, Irene of Deer Creek, Marie of Cloquet, Ethel of Silver Bay, Mayme of Browerville, Gladys of Circle Pines, Robert of Barnum, and Carol of Minneapolis. Also surviving are the following brothers and sisters: Earnest Leagjeld of Long Prairie, Joseph Leagjeld of Long Prairie, and Mrs. Selma Johnson of Clarissa.
"She is also survived by 44 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
"Preceding her in death were: a son, Raymond, and two brothers, Louis of Long Prairie, and Olaf Leagjeld of Oregon.
"Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. last Saturday at the Clarissa School Auditorium, with Kenneth Dinsmore aand Lyle Schober conducting the last rights. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Springer of Alexandria contributed the music. Interment was made in the Woodman Cemetery, east of Clarissa.
"Pallbearers were: Art Eckel, Gerald Eckel, Doyle Eckel, Leonard Broching, Paul nelson and Albert Daumke."
MARRIAGE: ED.: I believe this article (which included a photo) was from a Minneapolis, Minnesota newspaper:
"[Dateline: Minneapolis, Minn., Tuesday, January 6, 1953; AP Wirephoto] SCHOOL SWEATHEARTS WED. Mr. and Mrs. Earl J. Oliver were sweethearts in their school days near Clarissa, Minn. Now, 39 years and 42 grandchildren later, they are married. They got together in Seattle, Wash., more than a year ago after their respective spouses died. He is 63 and she is 59."
Father: Simon LEAGJELD b: in Norway
Mother: Stena ERICKSON b: in Norway
Walter Vernon WARNER b: 7 Jul 1892 in Blue Earth,Faribault,Minnesota USA
3 Jan 1913
in Long Prairie,Todd County,Minnesota,USA
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- Ervin Selmar WARNER b: 6 Dec 1913 in Todd County,Minnesota USA
- Raymond Richard WARNER b: 12 Apr 1916
- Irene May WARNER b: 12 Jan 1919 in Todd County,Minnesota USA
- Marie Dorothy WARNER b: 9 Jan 1921 in Iona Twp,Todd,Minnesota USA
- Ethel Mable WARNER b: 9 Mar 1923 in Todd County,Minnesota USA
- Mayme Janette WARNER b: 23 Apr 1925 in Minnesota USA
- Robert Richard WARNER b: 12 Jan 1928
- Living WARNER
- Living WARNER
Earl Joseph OLIVER b: 20 Jun 1889 in Clearwater,Minnesota USA
7 Nov 1952
in Seattle,Washington USA
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