Obit:

Hamre, Tollef T. (1844 - 1930)

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HAMRE TYVAND DYRE LEHNERT

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner 2/6/1930

OBITUARY OF TOLLEF T. HAMRE


Tollef T. Hamre was born June 22, 1844 in Milwaukee, Wis., and died Jan. 31, 1930 in Racine, Wis. He reached the age of 85 years, 7 months and 11 days.


He was married to Anna T. Tyvand, who preceded him in death eleven years ago. Their only son, George, died a short time before his mother.


He has been a faithful husband and father and a kind neighbor and friend to all who knew him. He will long be remembered.


Those who will mourn his loss are his five daughters, Emma, Mrs. Joe Dyre, Lida, Mrs. Edgar Dyre, Ida, Mrs. Harry Lehnert, Miss Laura Hamre and three grandchildren, Fredrich, Genevieve and Joice.


He lived a peaceful life and passed away in peace in the arms of Jesus his Savior, whom he loved.


A short service was held at the Hanson funeral parlor in Racine before they left by Rev. Genzler. The body was shipped to Greenwood, Clark County, where services were conducted Feb. 3, by Rev. M. K. Aaberg and Rev. A. B. Dyre at the Lutheran Church, of which he had been a member. Interment took place in the Greenwood Cemetery.


Those from away who attended the funeral were, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Dyre and family, Mr. and Mrs. Herry Lehnert and son and Miss Laura Hamre. A daughter, Mrs. Edgar Dyre being in the hospital at Racine.

 

 


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