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Dayton Mindrum Edenloff[1]

Male 1921 - 2014  (92 years)


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  • Name Dayton Mindrum Edenloff 
    Born 31 Jul 1921  Sioux Trail Twp., Divide, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Feb 2014  Williston, Williams, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Hillside Memory Gardens, Williston, Williams, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • Dayton Edenloff, 92, a lifelong Williams County resident, died at the Bethel Lutheran Nursing Home in Williston early Friday morning, Feb. 28, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 6, at Our Redeemer's Lutheran Church in Williston. Pastor Morris Kirchhof will officiate, and interment will follow at Hillside Memory Gardens in Williston. Friends are encouraged to share condolences with the family online at www.fulkersons.com. Dayton Mindrum Edenloff was born July 31, 1921, the youngest son of North Dakota homesteaders, Oscar Edenloff and Bertha (Mindrum) Edenloff in Sioux Trail Township, Divide County. He was baptized and confirmed at Bethany Lutheran Church and was raised on the family homestead in Divide County. Dayton attended rural Sioux Trail¬†School and graduated from Hanks High School in 1939.¬†At the end of the Great Depression of the 1930s, he joined the Civilian Conservation Corp and went to Montana to work on Fort Peck Dam. Dayton served in the U.S. Army Infantry during WW2 in the European Theatre where he received the Distinguished Unit Badge, Good Conduct Medal and the Bronze Star. He was honorably discharged Nov. 8, 1945. He returned to North Dakota, working on the family farm, Crighton Distributing and in the copper mines of Montana before starting his lifelong career in the North Dakota oilfields in the 1950s. He worked for National Supply Company, Continental Emsco and retiring as manager of Bovaird Supply in 1985. He was united in marriage to Inez Goebel in 1955 and together they had five children.
      Dayton was a member of Our Redeemers Lutheran Church, the American Legion Post 37, where he was honored by being named Legionnaire of the Year in 2012, and the American Legion 40 et 8. He was also a member of the VFW and the Loyal Order of the Moose. Dayton is survived by his sons and their children; his daughter and her children. He is also survived by five great-granddaughters. He was preceded in death by Inez; his parents, Oscar and Bertha Edenloff; two sons, Timothy Paul Edenloff and Dale Wayne Edenloff; one grandson, Zachary Dayton Edenloff; two sisters, Jewel Johnson and Hazel Nygaard; and one brother, Orville Edenloff. Friends may call at the Fulkerson Funeral Home of Williston on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and an hour prior to services at the church on Thursday.



      Dayton Edenloff, 92, Williston, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in a Williston nursing home. He was born July 31, 1921, to Oscar and Bertha Edenloff in Sioux Trail Township, Divide County. He served in the Army during World War II and was discharged on Nov. 8, 1945. He married Inez Goebel in 1955. Survivors: sons[, Darrel and Red]; daughter[, Charlene Pederson]; five grandchildren; five great-granddaughters.



      US Public Records Index
      Dayton M Edenloff
      602 42Nd St W
      Williston
      North Dakota
      58801
      701-572-5642 [3, 4]
    Person ID I430  Mindrum
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2018 

    Father Oscar Paul Edenloff,   b. 19 Jul 1882, Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1938, Ward Co., North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Berit Jonette "Bertha" Mindrum,   b. 20 Jan 1884, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1955, Williston, Williams, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 18 Jul 1908  Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    • Highland Prairie Lutheran Church, witnesses P. M. Olson and Otto Mindrum
    Family ID F136  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Inez Crystal Goebel,   b. 27 Aug 1930,   d. 20 Feb 1994, Williston, Williams, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 1955  [3
    Divorced Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Timothy Paul Edenloff,   b. 21 Mar 1959,   d. 22 Mar 1959  (Age 0 years)
     4. Dale Wayne Edenloff,   b. 15 Nov 1960,   d. 9 Jun 2003  (Age 42 years)
     5. Living
    Last Modified 25 Jun 2014 
    Family ID F135  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Edenloff, Oscar family
    Edenloff, Oscar family
    Orville, Hazel, Bertha, Dayton, Oscar, Jewel
    Edenloff siblings
    Edenloff siblings
    Orville, Hazel, Dayton

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

    2. [S6575] 1940 US Census, North Dakota, Divide, Sioux Trail, Enum. Dist. 12-30, sheet 1A.

    3. [S8122] Dayton Edenloff obituary, www.findagrave.com.

    4. [S8191] Dayton Edenloff obituary, Williston Herald, Mar 2014.

    5. [S5280] Minnesota Marriages, 1849-1950, www.familysearch.org.

    6. [S8146] Ministerialbog for Highland Prairie, Elstad og Newburg Menigheder i Fillmore Co. Staten Minnesota North America, Paabegyndt 1872, Marriages, page 405, line 6.