Obit: Edwardson, Adolph (1872 - 1962)


Surnames: Edwardson, Sorenson, Boie, Bye, Qualheim, McGinnis, Christian

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 03/15/1962

Edwardson, Adolph (25 SEP 1872 - 4 MAR 1962)

Services were held for Adolph Edwards, former Stanley resident, at the First Lutheran Church in Eau Claire, Wednesday afternoon, the Rev. G.S. Thompson officiating. The committal services were conducted by Rev. J.N. Midtlien at Evergreen Cemetery, Stanley.

Adolph Edwardson, 89, died at Luther Hospital Sunday evening, March 4, 1962. He was born in Oslo, Norway, Sept. 25, 1872 and immigrated to Wisconsin in 1893. He worked in a lumber yard at Cedar Falls and was married to Amanda Sorenson there in 1896. They moved to Stanley in 1900 and established a farm south of Stanley in 1902. He retired from farming in 1943 and moved to his present home in Eau Claire. In June of 1961 they observed their 65th wedding anniversary. They had five children. One son, Carl, preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife, Amanda, four daughters, Mrs. Harry (Myrtle) Boie, Thorp; Mrs. Roy (Alvilda) Bye, Eau Claire; Mrs. Albert (Ruth) Qualheim, Sheldon, and Mrs. Kenneth (Elinor) McGinnis, Eau Claire; 18 grandchildren and 50 great-grandchildren. Also she has one sister, Mrs. Oscar (Sophie) Christian, Chicago, Ill.



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