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Queen Township Cemetery

Formerly known as First Norwegian Baptist Cemetery

Section 5, Queen Township, Polk County, Minnesota

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 1930s.

This cemetery was walked by Ann in Sept of 2002, and she submitted the transcription and pictures.

Photo of First Norwegian
Baptist cemetery

Photo of First Norwegian
Baptist cemetery

 

Cemetery Listing

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, 1858 - Aug 11, 1930

 

Two baby graves

1893 - 1973

 

Watnemo, Selma

1897 - 1969

 

Watnemo, Ingvald

May 9, 1895 - Aug 31, 1964

MN PVT ORD DEPT World War I

Watnemo, John

1886 - 1951

 

Watnemo, Tollef

1899 - 1939

 

Ringstad, Emma W.

Aug 24, 1889 - Dec 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, 1853 - Feb 23, 1924

 

Clemen, Anne C.

Mar 29, 1897 - Mar 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, 1852 -Jul 9, 1914

 

Strand, Sophie C.

Aug 6, 1907 - Jan 10, 1986

 

Strand, Orlando

Jul 1, 1901 - Sep 20, 1982

 

Modin, Carl

Apr 3, 1911 - Dec 24, 1986

 

Modin, Oscar

Mar 19, 1905 - Mar 16, 1983

 

Modin, Anna S.

1882 - 1939

 

Modin, John

1861 - 1943

Father

Acker, Myrtle Doris

May 26, 1920 - Jan 29, 1982

 

Roue, Lyle Archie

Jun 7, 1915 - Sep 29, 1998

PVT U.S. Army WWII

Forsberg, Mable L.

Feb 17, 1892 - Aug 26, 1964

 

Forsberg, David

Aug 26, 1888 - Aug 23, 1977

 

Forsberg, Gustaf

Sep 23, 1884 - May 24, 1957

 

Forsberg, Carl J.

1880 - 1960

 

Forsberg, Harvie Roger

Aug 7, 1931 - Jun 6, 1986

 

Forsberg, Beverly A.

Oct 1, 1928 ---

 

Sjol, Gene A.

Sep 4, 1929 - Nov 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, 1904 - Mar 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, 1908 - Aug 5, 1994

 

Juve, Thorvald

1883 - 1972

 

Juve, Carrie

1882 - 1974

 

Juve, Karen Kay

Dec 31, 1966 - Mar 1, 1973

 

Juve, Larry David

1943 - 1996

 

Juve, Leland H.

1926 - 1996

 

Juve, Robert

Mar 19, 1917 - Aug 5, 1992

TEC 5 U.S. Navy

Anderson, Milford

Aug 28, 1911 - Nov 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, 1939 - Jul 26, 1993

 

Rusten, Hans

1846 - 1919

 

Rusten, Ragnild

1852 - 1925

 

Rusten, Stinar

1887 - 1918

 

 

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