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Ralph Godfred Anfinson[1]

Male 1916 - 1992  (75 years)


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  • Name Ralph Godfred Anfinson 
    Born 15 Aug 1916  Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 1 Oct 1916  Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Highland Prairie Lutheran Church, witnesses Petra and Henry Olson and Clara Ryan
    Confirmation 16 Aug 1931  Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Highland Prairie Lutheran Church
    Died 10 Jul 1992  Winona, Winona, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    • Community Memorial Hospital
    Buried 13 Jul 1992  Highland Prairie Lutheran Church, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • Baptized Ralf Gotfred

      Farmed on Norway Twp., section 33, farm #2

      1920 MN Census, Norway Twp., Fillmore Co., Ralph Anfinson, age 3

      1940 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Norway, Gina Anfinson, owns farm valued 2000, 61, widow, education 8, born MN, son Ralph, 23, single, born MN, farmer farm, niece Hazel Edenloff, 21, single, born ND, maid private family

      Ralph Anfinson obituary from the Tri-County Record, July 16, 1992 and the Fillmore County Journal, July 20, 1992
      Ralph Anfinson, 75, of Norway Township, Fillmore County, an active church community leader, died Friday morning July 10, 1992 at Community Memorial Hospital in Winona after a sudden illness. Born August 15, 1916 in Rushford, he lived in Norway Township all his life and farmed until he retired in 1990. He married on February 19, 1944 in Lanesboro. Mr. Anfinson was a member of the Highland Prairie Lutheran Church near Peterson, a charter member of the Highland Prairie Lutheran Church Brotherhood, a past member and past president of the church council. He was the Norway Township Board clerk for 37 years, a charter member of the Norway Go-Getters 4-H club, a member of the Bratsberg Creamery Board and a member of the Maland School Board. Mr. Anfinson also sang in barbershop quartets and choruses from the age of 15 and in 1988 he won the Outstanding Conservation Farmer Award for Fillmore County. Survivors include his wife, a son of rural Whalan; three daughters, 10 grandchildren and a brother, Olaf of Seal Beach, Calif. The funeral was Monday at Highland Prairie Lutheran Church near Peterson with Rev. Lane Doerning officiating. Burial was in the Highland Prairie Lutheran cemetery. Cook Funeral Home in Rushford was in charge of arrangements. [4, 6, 7, 8]
    Person ID I106  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 Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
     4. Living
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F24  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, Gina and Ralph
    Anfinson, Gina and Ralph
    Anfinson, Gina and Ralph, reverse
    Anfinson, Gina and Ralph, reverse
    Text: This is our big baby when he was 5 weeks old. His name is Ralph Godfred Anfinson
    Anfinson, Gina and Ralph
    Anfinson, Gina and Ralph
    Anfinson, Ralph and Olaf
    Anfinson, Ralph and Olaf
    Anfinson, Ralph and Olaf
    Anfinson, Ralph and Olaf
    Anfinson, Ralph and Olaf
    Anfinson, Ralph and Olaf
    Anfinson, Ralph and Olaf
    Anfinson, Ralph and Olaf
    Anfinson, Ralph and Olaf
    Anfinson, Ralph and Olaf
    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

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

    2. [S111] Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002, www.ancestry.com.

    3. [S8146] Ministerialbog for Highland Prairie, Elstad og Newburg Menigheder i Fillmore Co. Staten Minnesota North America, Paabegyndt 1872, Baptisms, page 172, line 36.

    4. [S8156]

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

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

    7. [S106]

    8. [S6594]

    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.