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Nils and Marit Hovey
Husband's Full Name: Nils Olson Hovey
Husband's Place of Birth: Øystre Slidre, Oppland, Norway
Husband's Father's Name: Unknown
Husband's Mother's Name: Unknown
Husband's Siblings' Names: Unknown
Wife's Full Name: Marot Hoyme
Wife's Place of Birth: Vestre Slidre, Valdres, Norway
Wife's Father's Name: Unknown
Wife's Mother's Name: Unknown
Wife's Siblings' Names: Unknown
Children's Names: Ole, John, Carl, Nora, Julia, and Marie
Mrs. Marit Hoyme Hovey, long a resident of the Manfred community, passes away on Sunday, Aug 17, 1941 at the age of 84 yrs, 9 mos. and 19 days. She was born Nov 29, 1856 in Vestre Slidre, Norway and came to Laverne, MN in 1885 where she married Nils O. Hovey that same year. In 1893 the family moved to Wells County where they homesteaded just north of Manfred. Mr. Hovey passed away in 1921.
Surviving children are Marie and Ole of Manfred and Carl of St. Paul, MN. Funeral services were conducted from the Vang Lutheran church in Manfred of which she was a charter member. Rev J. M. Langseth officiated and interment was made in the church cemetery.