Friday, September 16, 2011

Anna (Jossendal) and Gunder Olson Jordal - burial

Gunder Jordal, the 4th child born to Sigri Gunnersdatter and Ole Jordal passed away on April 9, 1911, most likely in Milan township, DeKalb county, Illinois.

Gunder was born in Jordal, Odda parish, Hordaland county, Norway on May 25, 1859.   Gunder and Anna Larson Jossendal married March 12, 1894 in Lee county, Illinois.

Anna died February 25, 1959 in DeKalb county, Illinois.    Anna and Gunder were buried at the First Lutheran Church Cemetery in Lee, Lee county, Illinois.

Here is a photo of the Jordal plot showing the Jordal monument and markers.

 Here is a closeup of the Jordal monument.

Here is the marker for Anna.

Here is the marker for Gunder.

Following Gunder's death, Anna's companion was Eling Winterton.   Eling was born in Norway on November 12, 1865 and died in Malta, DeKalb county, Illinois on April 22, 1945.   Here is his marker next to the Jordal monument.

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