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Eldora Kathryne Hellerud[1]

Female 1911 - 2001  (89 years)


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  • Name Eldora Kathryne Hellerud  [2, 3
    Born 19 Sep 1911  Choice, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Died 21 Feb 2001  Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • ROCHESTER -- The funeral for Eldora K. Austad will be 1 p.m. Saturday in Memorial Chapel at Zumbro Lutheran Church, with pastors of the church officiating. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens.
      Mrs. Austad, 89, of Northgate Plaza, Rochester, a former housekeeper and dietary worker, died Wednesday evening (Feb. 21, 2001) at Saint Marys Hospital.
      Eldora Kathryne Hellerud was born Sept. 19, 1911, in Choice, Fillmore County, and grew up in the area. On Dec. 5, 1932, she married James O. Austad in Mabel. They lived in Harmony until 1950, and while living in Rochester from 1954 to 1964 she worked in housekeeping at the Kahler Hotel. From 1966 to 1974 they lived in Minneapolis and she was employed in the dietary department at Lutheran Deacons Hospital. They returned to Rochester in 1974. Her husband was a maintenance worker at Lutheran Deacons Hospital, a cab driver and a motel operator. He died on May 16, 1996. Mrs. Austad was a member of Zumbro Lutheran Church and enjoyed needlecrafts and traveling.
      Survivors include a daughter; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by a son, a daughter and a brother.
      Friends may call at the church from 11 a.m. until time of the service Saturday.
      Vine Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
      Memorials are suggested to Zumbro Lutheran Church.
      Alternate: Catherine Eldora Hellerud [5, 6]
    Person ID I4459  Mindrum
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2014 

    Father Hjalmer Hellerud,   b. 23 Dec 1883,   d. 20 Aug 1957  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Cora Hoel,   d. Dec 
    Married Abt 1910  [7
    Family ID F3138  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Orley Austad,   b. 23 Nov 1908, Bratsberg, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1996, Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 5 Dec 1932  Mabel, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Blaine Gerald Austad,   b. 17 Apr 1933,   d. 11 Aug 1990, Olmsted Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     2. Delores Marlene Austad,   b. 17 Aug 1934,   d. 13 Apr 1991, Hennepin Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     3. Elaine Ruth Austad,   b. 21 Jan 1949, Winona Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 2018, Sun City, Maricopa, Arizona Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 27 Dec 2006 
    Family ID F3137  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Hellerud, Cora and Eldora
    Hellerud, Cora and Eldora
    Austad, James and Eldora Hellerud
    Austad, James and Eldora Hellerud
    Austad, Eldora Hellerud, Elaine (Corey) and James
    Austad, Eldora Hellerud, Elaine (Corey) and James

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

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

    3. [S631] Eldora K. Austad obituary, Rochester, MN Post-Bulletin online, 23 Feb 2001, Eldora Kathryne.

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

    5. [S631] Eldora K. Austad obituary, Rochester, MN Post-Bulletin online, 23 Feb 2001.

    6. [S8137] Fillmore County History Center County Birth Index 1870-1921.

    7. [S4204] Terry Meichels, 21 July2018.