• Born 4 December 1870 - Grane, Vefsen, Nordland, Norway
  • Deceased 17 July 1967 - Estherville, Emmet, Iowa,aged 96 years old
  • Buried - Estherville Lutheran Cemetery, Estherville, Emmet, Iowa




Individual Note

Mrs. Olaf Skog Dies at Age 96 
Mrs. Olaf Skot, 96, resident of Emmet County since 1900, died today at 11 a.m. 
in Holy Family Hospital where she has been for the past few months. Her death 
was attributed to infirmities of advanced age. 
Prior to a few months ago Mrs. Skog had been in good health and had continued to 
live in her home and do her work. 
Randine Ingebretson was born Dec. 4, 1871, in Norway, the daughter of Mr. and 
Mrs. Hans Ingebretson. 
She received her education there and in May, 1893, she was married to Olaf B. 
Skog. Mr. and Mrs. Skog lived in Norway until 1900 when they moved to this 
Mr. Skog was employed by the Rock Island Railway. He died July 5, 1959. 
Mrs. Skog was a charter member of the Estherville Lutheran Church and a member 
of the former Women's Missionary Fellowship. 
She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Sarah McAndrews of Spirit Lake and Mrs. 
Ottis (Olga) Woods of Spirit Lake; one son, Carl Skog of Estherville; five 
grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Mrs. Olaf Barreson and 
Mrs. Christina Sutton, both of Minneapolis. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, three brothers and two 
Funeral services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Fuhrman Funeral Home, Rev. 
Robert Fitzgerald officiating. Burial will be in the Lutheran Funeral Home. 
Friends may call at the funeral home all day Tuesday and until time of services 
Wednesday. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, July 17, 1967) 

Services for Mrs. Skog Wednesday 
Funeral services for Mrs. Olaf Skog will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Fuhrman 
Funeral Home and burial will be in the Lutheran Cemetery north of Estherville. 
Rev. Robert Fitzgerald will officiate. 
Friends may call at the funeral home until time of services Wednesday. 
Pallbearers will be Carl Gronstal, Elwin Bringle, Glenn Story, Peter Geil, Earl 
Hornby and William Hunt. 
Mrs. Skog [born Dec 4, 1871 in Norway] died Monday [July 17, 1967] at 11 a.m. at 
Holy Family Hospital. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Sarah McAndrews of 
Spirit Lake and Mrs. Otis Woods (Olga) of Estherville; one son, Carl Skog of 
Estherville, five grandchildren; ll great grandchildren, and two sisters, Mrs. 
Olga Borreson and Mrs. Christina Sutton, both of Minneapolis. (Estherville Daily 
News, Estherville, Iowa, July 18, 1967)



  • Individual: Book - Norway to America, Our Heritage from - Sigruun Helmersen Olaussen - self published
  • Burial: Web Site - Find a Grave - database and images - www.findagrave.com - 69261624

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