Engelbrekston, Ragnar
B: 20 Dec 1910, Teien Township, Kittson County, MN
D: 06 Apr 2001, Altru Hospital, Grand Forks, ND
M: 08 Oct 1940, Evelyn Dahl, at Teien Covenant Church.

FN: Andrew Engelbrekston
MN: Louisa Danielson


Kittson County Enterprise Obituary
18 April 2001

Ragnar Engelbrekston

Drayton - Ragnar Engelbrektson, 90, Drayton, died Friday April 6, 2001 in Altru Hospital< Grand Forks.

Ragnar was born, son of Andrew and Louisa (Danielson) Engelbrekston, Dec. 20, 1910 in Teien Township of Kittson County. He grew up and attended rural school in Teien Township and was baptized and confirmed in Swedish at Teien Covenant Church where he was a lifelong member and held many church offices.

On Oct. 8, 1940 he married Evelyn Dahl at Teien Covenant Church. They lived their entire married life in Drayton. Ragnar was engaged in farming for a time, drove truck for Drayton Farmers Union Oil company, and E.W. Wylie Company at American Cyrstal Sugar co., Drayton.

He also worked as caretaker of Drayton Curling Club for six years and was the caretaker at Schumacher Park and Drayton Golf Club for 13 years, and retired in 1990.

Family members include his wife, Evelyn, Drayton; one brother Raymond (Doreen) Engelbrekston, Pleasant Hill, Calif; a sister-in-law, Enid Engelbrektson, Fargo.

He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, Herbert, Caroll, Vincent, and Rudolph, and three sisters Elsie Engelbrekston, Evelyn Quibell, and Florence Reese.

Funeral services were Wednesday, April 11, 1001, 2 p.m. in Teien Covenant Church, rural Drayton. Rev. Leroy Aufenkamp officiated.

Interment was in Teien Covenant Church cemetery.

Pallbearers were Terry Dahl, Du Wayne Dahl, Ronald Dahl, Randy Dahl, Todd Dahl, and Curtis Engelbrekston.

Arrangements were with Adamson-Austin Funeral Home, Drayton.