Hovey Cemetery
Webster County, Iowa
Uploaded 10/6/2012 by
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Osmund Larson was born in Hjelmeland parish on the west coast of Norway March 8, 1846, With his parents Lars and Melinda Larson, four brothers and four sisters he came to America in 1861. They located in LaSalle County, Ill. Osmund was instroduced for confirmation in the christian faith in the Lutheran Church in LeLand, Ill.
In 1882 he moved to Humboldt County, IA, where he and family located on a farm about 6 miles southeast of the town of Humboldt. There he engaged in farming until 1906 when he moved to Dakota City, IA as a retired farmer. Mr. Larson died Sep 19, 1929 at the age of 83 years. Cancer was the cause of death. He leaves his wife, and seven children to mourn his death. The children are Miss Josehine Larson, Mrs Alf Hilton, Fort Dodge, Mrs L. W. Olson, Swea City, IA, Mrs Bess Ellestad, Dakota City, IA, Lewis Larson, Hardy, IA, Martin Larson, Badger, IA, Ollie Larson, Dakota City, IA. One brother and three sisters, who are younger than the departed, are left. Sam Larson, Sheridan, Ill, Mrs. Martha Thompson, Pontiac, Ill, Mrs E.R. Friesth, Humboldt, IA and Mrs Ole Lindebak, Lane, S.D.
The furneral was held at the Lutheran Church in Humboldt, the body was interred in the Hovey Cemetery, Badger, IA Sep 23, 1929.

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