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Information for Elna Helen Johnson Pallesen
14 February, 1893 9 January, 1964
Obituary from the Idaho Free Press
Friday, 10 January, 1964
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Mrs. Elna Pallesen

       NAMPA Mrs. Elna Helen Pallesen, 70, Nampa, Route 3 died late yesterday afternoon in a local hospital following an illiness of three years.
       She was born Feb. 14, 1893, at Cullom, Ill., she was reared there, moving to Minnesota in 1908.  She was married Jan. 30, 1918, at Fulda, Minn., to Harvey M. Pallesen.  They lived there until 1948, when they came to Nampa.  They had lived here since.
       She was a member of the Nampa Fifth Ward LDS Church.
       Surviving are her husband, Harvey, of Nampa; a daughter, Mrs. James (Helen) Kotter of Nampa; one son, Douglas H. Pallesen of Nampa; two sisters,, Mrs. Ida Behr of Fulda and Mrs. Emma Aga of Ruthton, Minn.; one brother, Chas. J. Johnson of Dawson, Minn.  Two sisters and one brother preceded her in death.  She also leaves 10 grandchildren, one of them Kurt Kotter, is presently serving and LDS mission in Argentina.
       Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tomorrow at the Fifth Ward LDS Chapel in Nampa with Bishop Atwell J. Parry officating.  Interment will be the LDS section at Hillcrest under the direction of Alsip Chapel.

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