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Harley and Violet Kittelson

Husband's Full Name:  Harley Kittelson

Husband's Place of Birth:  near Harvey, ND

Husband's Father's Name: Clarence Kittelson

Husband's Mother's Name: Mathilda Hagen Kittelson

Husband's Siblings' Names:  Marvin, Leona, Evangeline, Milo

Wife's Full Name:  Violet Jane Boese Kittelson

Wife's Place of Birth:  Manfred, ND

Wife's Father's Name:  Louis Boese

Wife's Mother's Name:  Ella Mennegar

Wife's Siblings' Names:  Richard, Raymond, Harley, Mildred, Ervin, Louella, Wesley

Children's Names: Clifford, Bonnie

Kittelson Violet, Harley with two childr

Violet was born July 16, 1925 near Manfred and attended school there. She loved to sing, and often sang duets with her brother Ervin. She was a cook in the Harvey Café for several years, and she also served as operator at the Manfred Telephone Central Office. Violet helped care for her mother.


In 1941, she married Harley Kittelson who worked in construction 45 years. He worked for Rudolph Hieb, Ben Hager, missile sites in North Dakota, and Haggard Construction of Fargo.They have two children: Clifford and his wife Nadine of Deerwood, Minnesota, and Bonnie of Rush City, Minnesota. Violet died in 1965.

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