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Donald Julian Overland[1]

Male 1925 - 2006  (81 years)


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  • Name Donald Julian Overland  [2
    Born 8 Jun 1925  Peterson, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Jul 2006  La Crosse Co., Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried 27 Jul 2006  Highland Prairie Lutheran Church, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • Donald J. Overland, 81, died Monday (July 24, 2006) at Gundersen Lutheran Hospital in LaCrosse, Wis. 
      He was born June 8, 1925, in rural Peterson to Johannes and Ella (Ness) Overland. 
      He married Pauline Gjerdrum on Oct. 2, 1954.  She later died on Dec. 3, 1969.  He married Zeller on Aug. 24, 1973 in the Little Brown Church in Iowa. 
      Mr. Overland was a life-long farmer in Lanesboro and Peterson.  He also started the Overland Inn in Whalan and Aunt Lizzie's B&B in Lanesboro.  Mr. Overland was a member of Highland Prairie Lutheran Church in Peterson.  He enjoyed fishing and hunting.
      Survivors include his wife; six children; 19 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and three brothers. 
      He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Pauline; sons, Bruce and Tim; and sister, Doris. 
      Funeral services are planned for today at Highland Prairie Lutheran Church at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Wade Davick officiating.  Burial will be in the church cemetery. 
      Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church.  Please feel free to share a memory of Mr. Overland with the family or sign the online guestbook at: www.hofffuneral.com [3]
    Person ID I4385  Mindrum
    Last Modified 23 Aug 2008 

    Father (Johannes) Johnnie Overland,   b. 29 Jan 1893, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1975, Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Ella Charlotte Ness,   b. 16 Jun 1900, Wolford, Pierce, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1995, Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 22 Mar 1922 
    Family ID F3075  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Pauline Blanche Gjerdrum,   b. 27 Mar 1928,   d. 3 Dec 1969  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 2 Oct 1954  Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    • Highland Prairie Lutheran Church
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Donald Bruce Overland,   b. 3 Dec 1955, Lanesboro, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 2000, Stewartville, Olmsted, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     4. Living
     5. Living
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2014 
    Family ID F3088  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Living 
    Last Modified 27 Dec 2006 
    Family ID F3090  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Overland, Donald J.
    Overland, Donald J.

  • Sources 
    1. [S48] Overland Family History, Audrey Overland, Lorna Anderson, 1986.

    2. [S349] Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002, www.ancestry.com.

    3. [S625] Donald J. Overland obituary, Rushford, MN Tri-County Record online edition, 27 July 2006.

    4. [S16] Social Security Death Index.

    5. [S8146] Ministerialbog for Highland Prairie, Elstad og Newburg Menigheder i Fillmore Co. Staten Minnesota North America, Paabegyndt 1872, Marriages, 1954.