Sather, Mathelda Annette

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Born:       August 07, 1880 in Pope Co., Minnesota
Death:     September 19, 1943 in Virginia, St. Louis Co., MN
Buried:    Sather Family Cemetery, Glenwood, Pope Co., MN
Findagrave:   181950203
Spouse:  Henry Olaf Sather
Parents:  Ole Peterson and Enge Andersdatter

Henry and Tillie Sather Family – About mid-1920’s
Photo: Sandy Lonnstrom

Sather. – After Mathelda Annette Peterson was married to Henry O. Sather December 22, 1899, they lived together happily until death parted them May 4, 1932. Brother and Sister Sather were well known residents of Pope County, where they both have lived nearly all their lives. They were well known too in the Minnesota Conference. They were earnest Seventh-day Adventists and the Lord blessed them abundantly. Their sons and daughters “rise up and called them blessed.” They mourn but not without hope. Miss Myrtle Sather, R. N., recently of St. Helena Sanitarium, cared for her mother during her last illness. The others are: Harry of Puyallup, Washington; Gladys, Mrs. Elmer Larson of Terrace, Minn.; Blanche, Mrs. Lonnstrom of Virginia, Minnesota; Reuben of Camp Roberts, California; Vivian, serving with the U. S. Army in New Guinea. All were present at the funeral with the exception of Vivian. There are also four brothers and three sisters surviving. Mrs. Sather became an Adventist in 1911, and has been a faithful member of the Gilchrist church all these years, but for the last two years she had belonged to the Virginia Church. Through all sorrows and trials she remained true to God and while going through the refiners fires she trusted always in Him. She passed fo her rest peacefully September 19, 1943, at Virginia, and was laid to rest beside her husband in the family cemetery near where she was born, the date of her birth being August 7, 1880. Services were conducted from the Norwegian Lutheran Church by the writer, and three young ladies from Maplewood Academy also Mrs. Evenson from Virginia sang several beautiful and appropriate songs. A large number of relatives and friends were present at the funeral. God’s reward is awaiting our sister as well as her husband, and they expect to meet first of all in the kingdom of heaven their children whom they have given a Christian education. May God comfort and bless those whom she loved, and may they all be gathered when Jesus comes.
N. R. Nelson.
Northern Union Outlook, October 12, 1943, pg. 7