Saturday, January 21, 2012

Gilbert Eugene Oleson Jr - burial

Gilbert Eugene Oleson Jr was born to Sylvia Anna (Jordal) and Gilbert Eugene Oleson on June 28, 1925 in Madison, Lac qui parle county, Minnesota.

Gilbert married Thelma Humphreys on June 26, 1954 in DeKalb, DeKalb county, Illinois.  

Gilbert passed away July 5, 1999 in DeKalb, DeKalb county, Illinois and his wife Thelma passed away a few years later on July 6, 2007, also in DeKalb.   Here is an obituary* for Thelma.

Thelma and Gilbert were buried at the First Lutheran Cemetery in Lee, Lee county, Illinois.   Here is a photo of their monument.

Here is a photo of the back of the monument, memorializing Gilbert's service in the Army during World War II.

Gilbert's paternal grandparents were Anna (Larson Jossendal) and Gunder Jordal, great grandparents were Sigri Gunnersdatter and Ole Larson.

*From the July 13, 2011 online edition of the Rochelle News-Leader.

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