Henry Grundset

Date of Birth: May 29, 1892
Date of Death: May 23, 1962


Henry Grundset, born May 29, 1892, in Clay Co., Minn.; died May 23, 1962. He attended Maplewood Academy and the Danish-Norwegian Seminary at Hutchinson, Minn. In 1919 he married Mable Selby, and in 1920 they were called to Denmark, where he taught in a church-operated school. The following year he taught school in Norway. He labored in Norway until 1926, when he was made head of the Hutchinson Theological Seminary. In 1928 he became a pastor-evangelist at Bemidji, Minn. Later he labored in Wisconsin. For three years he edited our Danish-Norwegian paper, in Chicago. In 1947 he returned to Wisconsin, and in 1953 became chaplain of the Bethel Convalescent Home, where he continued to reside until his death. Survivors are his wife; seven children: Prof. Edgar O. Grundset, of Southern Missionary College, Florence Loomis, of La Crescenta, Calif., Esther Kerr, of Berrien Springs, Mich., Dr. Harold Grundset, of Watervliet, Mich., Major Arvid Grundset, of Washington, D.C., Willard L. Grundset, of Columbus, Ohio, and Doris Schaller, of Berrien Springs, Mich.; several grandchildren; a sister, Hilda Shulstad, of Minnesota; and a half-brother, Elder A. Grundset, of Loma Linda, Calif.

Source: Review and Herald, September 6, 1962

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