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First Norwegian Baptist Cemetery of Queen Township
Better known as Queen Township Cemetery
Queen Township, Section 5, Polk County, MN

(The First Norwegian Baptist Church was organized in 1893 and met in the homes of members.  In 1900 the First Norwegian Baptist Church was built with Rev. O. Devenberg as pastor.  It was active until the 1930’s.*)  This information about the church is being verified - please look back at a later date as there may be changes - July 13, 2007

Thankyou to Ann for walking this cemetery in Sept of 2002, and submitting the transcription and pictures. 

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NAMES DATES REMARKS
Rud, Christian   1860 – 1940  
Rud, Hilma   1872 – 1926  
Rud, Helga L.   1900 – 1919  

Erickson, Elmer L. 

 1910 – 1995  
Erickson, Mary J.   1913 – 1964  
Erickson, Oscar   1881 – 1949  
Erickson, Josephine  1891 – 1943  
Vatnemo, Jacob   Mar 18, 1863 – May 22, 1932  
Vatnemo, Inger   Mar 14, 1858Aug 11, 1930  
Two baby graves 1893 – 1973  

Watnemo, Selma  

1897 – 1969  
Watnemo, Ingvald   May 9, 1895Aug 31, 1964  MN PVT ORD DEPT World War I
Watnemo, John   1886 – 1951  
Watnemo, Tollef   1899 – 1939  

Ringstad, Emma W.  

Aug 24, 1889Dec 18, 1965  
Watnemo, Martin   May 4, 1891 - Jan 7, 1967  
Watnemo, Gena      

Watnemo, Orlin Leroy 

Mar 15, 1920 Sep 24, 1998  MM3  U.S. Navy World War II
Forsberg, Oscar   1898 1902  
Forsberg, Alfred   1893 – 1907  
Forsberg, Anna G.   1855 – 1936  
Forsberg, Carl G.   1856 – 1930  
Rusten, Olaus   1883 – 1961  
Rusten, Severt   1885 – 1959  
Rusten, Engvald   1892 – 1956  
Olson, Christine    Jul 7, 1875 – May 6, 1923  
Olson, Peder   Nov 16, 1853Feb 23, 1924  
Clemen, Anne C.   Mar 29, 1897Mar 25, 1976  
Mickelson, Joseph O.  1915 – 1979  

Mickelson, Marcus  

1859 – 1943  
Mickelson, Carrie   1853 – 1932  
Mickelson, Amanda   1890 – 1967  
Mickelson, Magnus   1886 – 1922  

Dahl, Anders Gustaf 

Feb 24, 1852Jul 9, 1914  
Strand, Sophie C.   Aug 6, 1907Jan 10, 1986  
Strand, Orlando   Jul 1, 1901Sep 20, 1982  
Modin, Carl   Apr 3, 1911Dec 24, 1986  
Modin, Oscar    Mar 19, 1905Mar 16, 1983  

Modin, Anna S.  

1882 – 1939  
Modin, John   1861 – 1943 Father 
Acker, Myrtle Doris  May 26, 1920Jan 29, 1982  
Roue, Lyle Archie   Jun 7, 1915 Sep 29, 1998  PVT U.S. Army WWII
Forsberg, Mable L.  Feb 17, 1892Aug 26, 1964  
Forsberg, David   Aug 26, 1888Aug 23, 1977  

Forsberg, Gustaf  

Sep 23, 1884 – May 24, 1957  

Forsberg, Carl J.  

1880 – 1960  
Forsberg, Harvie Roger  Aug 7, 1931Jun 6, 1986  
Forsberg, Beverly A.  Oct 1, 1928 -  
Sjol, Gene A.   Sep 4, 1929Nov 3, 1980   U.S. Army World War II
Sjol, Gilbert   1905 1986  

Sjol, Alive  

1906 – 1996  
Still, Inga   1878 – 1958  
Still, John   1872 – 1951  
Still, Fred G.   Nov 10, 1904Mar 14, 1992  PVT U.S. Army WWII

Pederson, Alfred  

1882 – 1949  

Pederson, Anna   

1852 – 1941  
Swanby, Axel   1880 – 1933  

Swanby, Mary  

1880 – 1954  

Olson, Carl J.  

1897 – 1975  
Olson, Beatrice   Apr 13, 1908Aug 5, 1994  
Juve, Thorvald   1883 – 1972  
Juve, Carrie   1882 – 1974  
Juve, Karen Kay   Dec 31, 1966Mar 1, 1973  
Juve, Larry David   1943 – 1996  
Juve, Leland H.   1926 – 1996  
Juve, Robert   Mar 19, 1917Aug 5, 1992   TEC 5 U.S. Navy
Anderson, Milford   Aug 28, 1911Nov 21, 1984  TEC 5 U.S. Army WWII

Erlandson, Betsy  

1911 – 1985  
Erlandson, Lawrence  1910 - 1992  
Olson, Baby Michael  Sep 8 – Sep 9, 1971  
Olson, Irene   Dec 29, 1939Jul 26, 1993  
Rusten, Hans   1846 – 1919  
Rusten, Ragnild   1852 – 1925  

Rusten, Stinar  

1887 – 1918  

 

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