Hans Peder Amundson

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Date of Death: September 29, 1917


Hans Peder Amundson was born near Kongsberg, Norway, Feb. 13, 1836. He was married to Maren Olson in June, 1856, and to them were born three daughters. His wife died in 1888, but some time before that the family had come to America and settled in Minnesota. His second wife was Mrs. Barbro Palmer, deceased in 1900, and seven years later he was united in marriage to Bertha Rennings. He died at his home near Brooten, Minn., Sept. 29, 1917. His wife, five children, and four stepchildren survive. Brother Amundson became a member of the Seventh-day Adventist church in 1872, and fell asleep in hope.

Emanuel Lovold - Review and Herald, November 29, 1917 

Hans Peder Amundson fell asleep in Jesus at his home near Brooten, Minnesota, September 29, 1917. Brother Amundson was born in Kongsberg, Norway, February 13, 1836. In 1856 he was married to Maren Olson. Three daughters were born to this union. Two of them have fallen asleep. Mrs. Amundson died August 14, 1888. Mr. Amundson came to America in 1869 and for a short time lived in Meeker county, Minnesota. After this he moved to Lake Johanna, Pope county, where he settled on a homestead. Here he was married to Mrs. Barbro Palmer. Five children were born to them, one of whom has been laid to rest. Mr. Amundson's second wife died August 5, 1900. In May, 1907, he married Bertha Rennings, who survives him. Brother Amundson embraced the Seventh-day Adventist faith in the spring of 1872. He was a faithful and loyal member until the time of his death. Mr. Amundson was a loyal husband and father. The funeral service was conducted from the home on October 4, where Elder Hoffman and the writer spoke words of comfort to the bereaved.

Emanuel Lovold - Northern Union Reaper, October 30, 1917

Source: Emanuel Lovold - Review and Herald, Northern Union Reaper

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