B: 14 Aug 1882
M: 11 Aug 1908, Annie Glad, b. 20 Mar 1888, dau of Lewis & Sophia Glad
FN: Ole H. Elfstrom
MN: Kerstin Paulson
Children of Paul Elfstrom and Annie Glad:
Idie Sophie Elfstrom
B: 16 May 1909
D: 29 Apr 2003, Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center, Hallock, MN Idie Elfstrom Obituary.
M: 25 Nov 1939, George Cory, in Lake Bronson, MN.
B: 19 Apr 1912
M: Nov 1939, Helen Israelson b. 20 Jun 1918
Children of Willard Elfstrom and Helen Israelson:
M: Melvin Erickson
Children of Melvin Erickson and Corliss Elfstrom:
M: Roger Pankratz
Children of Roger Pankratz and Lois Elfstrom:
M: Gladys Sjulson
Children of Harris Elfstrom and Gladys Sjulson:
M: 02 Mar 1941, Minnie Porter, b. 02 Mar 1924, dau of Tom and Caroline (Melin) Porter d. 17 Apr 2004.
Children of Samuel Elfstrom and Minnie Porter:
M: Unknown Rustad
M: Kathy Unknown
M: Brenda Unknown
M: Jerry Groves
Kittson County Enterprise Obituary, 28 Apr 2004
LANCASTER, MINN. Minnie Elfstrom, 80, Lancaster, died at the Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center Hallock, Saturday, April 17, 2004.
Minnie was born March 2, 1924 in Baudette to Tom and Caroline (Melin) Porter. She attended school in Carp, near Baudette.
Minnie was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Faith. She moved to Lancaster and worked at the Nicholson and Magnuson farms.
On March 2, 1941 she married Samuel Elfstrom at Lancaster.
She operated Minnie's Cafe for a number of years. She later worked for the city of Lancaster as the manager of the Municipal Liquor Store for 23 years, until her retirement in 1989.
Minnie became a resident of the Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center in July of 2002.
She is survived by two daughters, Paulette Rustad, Lexington; Debra (Jerry) Groves Lancaster; two sons, Jimmey (Kathy) Elfstrom, Albertville, and Roger (Brenda) Elfstrom, Lancaster; special friend, Frankie Potrament; nine grandchildren; five great grandchildren; a brother, Melvin (Diane) Porter, Longview, Wash.; two sisters, Evelyn Larson, Baudette,and Pearl Gilbertson, Houston, Texas; as well as nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Samuel; three sisters, Clara, Selma and Mabel; and three brothers, Axel, Walter and Clifford.
Funeral services were Tuesday, April 20, 2004, 10 a.m. in the Sion Lutheran Church at Lancaster. Interment was in Riverview Memorial Garden Cemetery, Lancaster. Rev. Timothy Lundeen, presided. Pallbearers were Minnie's Grandchildren.
The Adamson-Austin-Hughes Funeral Home, Hallock assisted the family with arrangements.
M: Luvern Nelson
Children of Luvern Nelson and Hildur Elfstrom:
M: Delphine Pearson
Children of Floyd Elfstrom and Delphine Pearson: