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Olaf Peter Anfinson[1]

Male 1914 - 1992  (78 years)


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  • Name Olaf Peter Anfinson 
    Born 4 Aug 1914  La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 20 Sep 1914  Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Highland Prairie Lutheran Church, witnesses Ole Mindrum and kone, Mathilda Anfinson, Otto Mindrum
    Confirmation 25 Aug 1929  Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Highland Prairie Lutheran Church
    Occupation Teacher  [5
    Died 24 Dec 1992  Huntington Beach, Orange, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Notes 
    • 1920 MN Census, Norway Twp., Fillmore Co., Olaf Anfinson, age 5

      Retired as a physics professor at Long Beach State College, Huntington Beach, CA

      Olaf Anfinson, 78, of Huntingon Beach, Calif, a Rushford area native and retired teacher, died December 24, 1992 at a Huntington Beach Nursing Home. Born August 4, 1914 in LaCrosse, Wisc, he grew up in rural Rushford and graduated from Lanesboro High School. He married on March 10, 1946. Early in his career he taught in Lewiston and at Winona State College and while living in southeastern Minnesota was involved in Boy Scout activities. From 1956 until his retirement in 1974, he was a physics professor at Long Beach State College in Calif. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Huntington Beach and a member of its choir, and was a longtime member of the Toastmasters Club. He is survived by his wife. A brother preceded him in death. A memorial service was conducted January 3 in Huntington Beach. [5, 7, 8]
    Person ID I104  Mindrum
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2014 

    Father Oscar Anfinson,   b. 30 Oct 1881, Lanesboro, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1937, Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Gina Josefine Mindrum,   b. 4 Apr 1878, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1945, Lanesboro, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 30 Dec 1912  Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    • Highland Prairie Lutheran Church, witnesses Otto Mindrum and Richard Anfinson.
    Photos
    Mindrum gathering
    Mindrum gathering
    Rear: Lettie Overland, Dagny Mindrum, Gina Anfinson, Olive Mindrum, Otto Mindrum, Margit Mindrum, Norman Mindrum, Olaf Anfinson, Palmer Mindrum, Ralph Anfinson; Palmer's children, rear: Paul, Alf; front: Frieda, Ellert, Arne, Ellen
    Family ID F23  Group Sheet

    Family Mary Jane Martin,   b. 9 Apr 1921,   d. 27 Apr 2014, Costa Mesa, Orange, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 10 Mar 1946  Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Highland Prairie Lutheran Church, witnesses Bulford Hallum, Helen Efauldinger
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F22  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Anfinson and Mindrum Families
    Anfinson and Mindrum Families
    L-R, rear: Peter M. Olson, Oline Olson, Oscar Anfinson, Gina Mindrum Anfinson
    L-R front: Norman Mindrum, Olga Overland Mindrum, Ralph Anfinson, Olaf Anfinson
    Anfinson, Olaf
    Anfinson, Olaf
    Anfinson, Olaf, reverse of photo
    Anfinson, Olaf, reverse of photo
    Text: Whalan, Minn., Nov. 18, 1915. Dear Uncle Paul: Thanks for the card you sent. This is me when I was 15 months old. Don't you think I'm a big boy now? I can play with my cart and play with Mama and Papa, am fine and dandy all day long. Best wishes form Mama & Papa and myself. Your nephew, Olaf Anfinson
    Anfinson, Ralph and Olaf
    Anfinson, Ralph and Olaf
    Anfinson, Ralph and Olaf
    Anfinson, Ralph and Olaf
    Anfinson, Ralph and Olaf
    Anfinson, Ralph and Olaf
    Mindrums and Anfinsons
    Mindrums and Anfinsons
    L-R, unk, unk, Gina and Olaf Anfinson, unk, Norman, Olga, Otto and Olive Mindrum
    Mindrums and Anfinsons
    Mindrums and Anfinsons
    L-R, unk, Olaf and Gina Anfinson, unk, Caroline and Edward Mindrum
    Anfinson, Ralph and Olaf
    Anfinson, Ralph and Olaf
    Anfinson, Ralph and Olaf
    Anfinson, Ralph and Olaf
    Olson, Oline Mindrum with grandchildren
    Olson, Oline Mindrum with grandchildren
    Percy Mindrum, Olaf Anfinson, Oline Olson
    Mindrum gathering in Anfinson front yard
    Mindrum gathering in Anfinson front yard
    Rear: Olga, unk, unk, Peter, Edward, Caroline, Gina, unk; middle: Otto, Norman, Julianna, Oline, Ralph and Olaf; front: Arnold, Eleanor, Emma, James, Orney
    Mindrum, Ella and Olaf Anfinson
    Mindrum, Ella and Olaf Anfinson

  • Sources 
    1. [S13] Mindrum GEDCOM file imported on 25 Jan 1999 from Addy Monsen.

    2. [S7890] place.

    3. [S8146] Ministerialbog for Highland Prairie, Elstad og Newburg Menigheder i Fillmore Co. Staten Minnesota North America, Paabegyndt 1872, Baptisms, page 168, line 23.

    4. [S8146] Ministerialbog for Highland Prairie, Elstad og Newburg Menigheder i Fillmore Co. Staten Minnesota North America, Paabegyndt 1872, Confirmations, page 362, line 7.

    5. [S21] Bruce Larson, 8932 Northwood Pkwy, Mpls 55427.

    6. [S367] California Death Index, 1940-1997, www.ancestry.com.

    7. [S8158]

    8. [S106]

    9. [S5280]

    10. [S8146] Ministerialbog for Highland Prairie, Elstad og Newburg Menigheder i Fillmore Co. Staten Minnesota North America, Paabegyndt 1872, Marriages, page 406, line 8.

    11. [S8146] Ministerialbog for Highland Prairie, Elstad og Newburg Menigheder i Fillmore Co. Staten Minnesota North America, Paabegyndt 1872, Marriages.