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Levi Oleson, father of Emil A. Oleson

Today I found information about Levi Oleson, the father of Emil A. Oleson. (Emil Oleson is the father of Beatrice Olesen, who is Clyde Gutke's first wife.)

The information is from www.findagrave.com

Birth: 1860, Sweden
Death: Dec. 27, 1948
Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, USA

The Salt Lake Tribune
Friday, December 31, 1948
page 16


Word received in Salt Lake City Thursday told of the death of Levi O. Oleson, 88, former Salt Lake resident, who died Monday at his residence in Long Beach, Calif., of causes incident to age.

He was born in Melmo, Sweden, in 1860, and came to the United States in 1877, residing in Pleasant Grove, Utah County, and later moving to Midvale. Mr. Oleson had resided in Utah 44 years prior to moving to Long Beach, where he had resided 24 years.

A member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he was a member of Sandy lodge No. 11, Odd Fellows, and Acacia lodge, Free and Accepted Masons. His wife, Mathilda Polson Oleson, died in September, 1924.

Survivors include a son, Emil A. Oleson, Salt Lake City; a daughter, Miss Ellen L. Oleson, Long Beach; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Family links:
 Mathilda Polson Oleson (1863 - 1924)*

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