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  • ID: I11633
  • _UID: E0502AECCAF04C9A9D0896FF761283628D37
  • Name: Martin WEDUL
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 17 FEB 1917 in Mayfield Township, Pennington County, Minnesota
  • Death: 28 JAN 1990 in Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota
  • Burial: 2 FEB 1990 Ebenezer Lutheran Cemetery, Mayfield Township, Pennington County, Minnesota
  • Note:

    Obituary: Martin Wedul was born on February 17, 1917 in Mayfield Township, Pennington County, Minnesota, the son of Ole J. and Marit (Strand) Wedul. He graduated from Lincoln High School in 1936. On November 13, 1941, he was united in marriage to Hazel Margaret Nelson at St. Hilaire, MN. They made their home and farmed in Mayfield Township. Martin also worked as a carpenter in the area. Mrs. Wedul died on March 1, 1981. Mr. Wedul served on the Ebenezer Church Council, Church Board, and Cemetery Board, on the Mayfield Town Board for many years, the Fire Range board, was a volunteer for the American Cancer Society and chairperson for Mayfield Township, and on the rural District 60 School Board. Martin was also a member of the Carpenters Union. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and outdoors person.

    He is survived by two sisters: Anna Waale of Thief River Falls, MN and Beatrice Wilson of Goodridge, MN; and several nieces and nephews.

    He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Hazel; one sister Joanne Weduol; and four brothers: Arnt, Oscar, Melvin and Vernon.

    Martin Wedul died January 28, 1990 at Northwest Medical Center in Thief River Falls, MN at the age of 72 years, 11 months and 11 days. May his memory be blessed.
  • Change Date: 17 JAN 2008



    Father: Ole J. WEDUL b: 11 MAY 1877 in Norway
    Mother: Marit O. STRAND b: 11 APR 1876 in Norway

    Marriage 1 Hazel Margit NELSON b: 11 FEB 1916 in Rocksbury Township, Pennington County, Minnesota c: 2 APR 1916 in St. Pauli Church, Rocksbury Township, Minnesota
    • Married: 13 NOV 1942 in Calvary Lutheran Church, St. Hilaire, Minnesota
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