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Erick O. Reppe (Erik Olsen Reppe)
Singsaas, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway

Extracted from the handwritten Obituary files of Rev. Norris Olson, preserved at Norwegian American Historical Society, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN. 

Erick O. Reppe was born March 13, 1866 in Singsaas, Norway. He was baptized and confirmed in Norway. He came to America at the age of 20, coming directly to Menomonie where he has always made his home.

On May 28, 1892 he was united in marriage to Ingeborg Anna Berseth. Thirteen children were born to this union, three having passed away.

Those remaining to mourn his loss are his wife and the following children: Ole of Stanley, Edwin of Boyceville, Sophie (Mrs. Waller Meier) of Eleva, Palmer and Peter of Menomonie, Oliver of Van Nuys, California, Signa (Mrs. Gilbert Brown) of Stanley and Ingwald and Ellen of Menomonie. He is also survived by 24 grandchildren and one great grandchild and many nieces and nephews.

NOTE: Erick Reppe died 25 July 1950 in Dunn County, Wis.  His parents were Ola Pedersen Reppe, b. 1820, d. 1827 and Kari Olsdatter Bogen, b. 1821 d. 1884 who had nine children. Additional family history is available for this family in Singsåsboka. Gards og Slektshistorie.

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