The Photo Gallery of Ole J. and Thora (Tore) Salvhus
Descendants of Ole J. (Jorudson) Salvhus
Generation No. 1
1. OLE J. (JORUDSON) SALVHUS was born 02 Apr 1869 in Bygland, Norway, and died 1943. Burial: West Valle Lutheran Church Cemetery, Rural Trail, MN. He married TORE A OSTENAA 24 Oct 1891. She was born 1870 in Norway, and died 1929 in Polk County, MN. Burial: West Valle Lutheran Church Cemetery, Rural Trail, MN.
Children of Ole J. (JORUDSON) Salvhus and TORE OSTENAA are:
i. GEORGE (JORGAN) O. SALVHUS, b. 14 Apr 1898, Polk County, MN; d. 1968, Sidney, MT. Burial: West Valle Lutheran Church Cemetery, Rural Trail, MN
ii. ANNE O SALVHUS, b. 19 Nov 1900, Polk County, MN; d. 07 Mar 1986, Thief River Falls, MN (Glen DB Red Lake, MN). Burial: 11 Mar 1986, West Valle Lutheran Church Cemetry, Rural Trail, MN
iii. ASLACK O SALVHUS, b. 19 Jul 1903; d. 1929.
iv. KNUTE O SALVHUS, b. 17 Jan 1906, Polk County, MN; d. 1961, Polk County, MN.
v. TALLAK O SALVHUS, b. 30 Sep 1908; d. 20 May 1909.
vi. KJERSTI O SALVHUS, b. 12 May 1910, Chester Township near Oklee, MN; d. 31 May 2000, Thief River Falls, MN.
vii. GUNHILD O SALVHUS, b. 19 Mar 1915; m. GODFRIED ANDERSON; Burial: West Valle Lutheran Church Cemetery, Rural Trail, MN
Generation No. 2
2. KNUTE O SALVHUS was born 17 Jan 1906 in Polk County, MN, and died 1961 in Polk County, MN. He married EDNA JORGENSON.
Children of KNUTE SALVHUS and EDNA JORGENSON are:
i. RONALD J SALVHUS, m. IDA MAE.
ii. ANN SALVHUS.
3. KJERSTI O SALVHUS was born 12 May 1910 in Chester Township near Oklee, MN, and died 31 May 2000 in Thief River Falls, MN. Burial: Valle Lutheran Church Cemetery, Rural Trail, MN. She married BERT WILSON 1937 in Oklee, MN. He was born 01 Mar 1895 in Red Wing, MN, and died 10 May 1971 in Polk County, MN. Burial: Valle Lutheran Church Cemetery, Rural Trail, MN
Children of KJERSTI SALVHUS and BERT WILSON are:
i. BEVERLY WILSON
ii. OLIVE WILSON; m. CALVIN E. KOLLING
iii. MARY WILSON; m. DENNIS LASKOWSKI.
iv. GLADYCE WILSON; m. DONALD "BUD" HUOT.
1. The Times Obituary Archive, Kjersti
Wilson, 90 Thief River Falls - Kjersti Wilson, 90,
formerly of Oklee and Gully, died Wednesday, May 31, 2000 at Thief
River Falls. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 5, at
Lund Lutheran Church in Gully with
Rev. Robert Rains and Rev. George Davis officiating. Casket bearers were
grandsons Ernest Kolling, Scott Kolling, Cary Kolling, Shane Kolling, Daniel
Huot, Darin Huot, Delray Huot and Dwight Huot. Honorary casket bearers were
granddaughters Cindy Kolling, Carol Kolling Meyer, Ruth Kolling Podoll,
Darla Huot, Denise Huot Hermreck, Denette Huot Larson, Deanne Huot
Schindler, Dorene Huot Dufault and Darcy Huot. Kjersti Salvhus was born on
May 12, 1910 in Chester township near Oklee, the
daughter of Ole and Tore (Ostenaa) Salvhus. She was married to Bert
Wilson in 1937. Following Bert's death in 1971, she moved into Oklee where
she resided with her sister, Anne, and brother-in-law, Ernest, until the
time of their deaths. Kjersti then joined the household of Olive Kolling.
During that time, she also spent time at Gladyce Huot's home and traveled to
Michigan where she spent time with Mary Laskowski. At the time of her death,
she was a resident of the CNC Unit at Northwest Medical Center in Thief River Falls. She enjoyed
knitting, quilting and baking bread. Kjersti is survived by one sister,
Gunhild (Godfred) Anderson of Savage, Mont.; four daughters, Olive (Calvin)
Kolling of Gully, Gladyce Huot of Red Lake Falls, Mary (Dennis) Laskowski of
Zionsville, Ind. and Beverly Wilson of Brooklyn Center; 17 grandchildren;
and 21 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband;
parents; an infant daughter; one sister, Anne; and four brothers, Aslak,
Jorgen "George," Knute and Tallak; and one son-in-law, Donald "Bud" Huot.
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