Obituary Details

Harry Theodore Engebretsen

(01/11/1918 - 01/10/1954)
Courtesy of The Lusk Herald, 01/14/1954

Engebretsen Services Today at Harrison

Funeral services for Harry Engebretsen, are being conducted at 2:00 o'clock this (Thursday) afternoon from the Redeemer Lutheran church at Harrison, Nebr., Rev. Arthur Beall, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in the Harrison cemetery.

The crash victim is survived by his widow, Leta, and five small children; three brothers, Floyd, of Keeline, Wyoming, and Carl and Morris, both of Harrison, Nebr.; a sister residing in Montana and another sister who lives in Oregon. Other details regarding Engebretsen were not immediately available. He was, however, engaged in ranching and stock raising.

According to the Harrison online cemetery information, Harry's wife was Oleta Yohe Engebretsen, whose 2nd marriage was to Robert Staudenmaier. Harry's children included Clay, Ginger, Vivian, Jerry, Merrill. His sister was Helen, and his brothers were Floyd, John, Carl and Morris.

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