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Randa C. Olstad

Female 1885 - 1963  (78 years)


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  • Name Randa C. Olstad  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 24 Mar 1885  Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Gender Female 
    Died 20 Aug 1963  Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Rushford Lutheran Cemetery, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Notes 
    • Mrs. Adolph Benson, 78, died at 7:25 a.m. Tuesday in her home here. She had been ill one month. The former Randa Olstad, she was born March 24, 1885, in Houston County to Christian and Marie Olstad. She was married to Adolph Benson Sept. 6, 1911, at Rushford Lutheran Church. They farmed in the area and moved to the city a year ago. Survivors include her husband; two sons, Elmer, Peterson, and Raymond, Winona; one daughter, Mrs. Delmer (Lillian) Runke, Winona; five grandchildren; two brothers, Carl, Jameston, N.D., and Gynther, Rushford, and three sisters, Mrs. Jonette Anderson, Preston; Miss Andrine Olstad, Sarasota, Fla., and Miss Emma Olstad, Rushford. Two sisters and one brother have died. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Rushford Lutheran Church, the Rev. M. Eugene Focheinger officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call at Jensen Funeral Home from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and at the church Friday after noon. 

      Alternate: Ragna [1, 7]
    Person ID I4885  Mindrum
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2014 

    Mother Bye,   d. Dec  
    Family ID F7778  Group Sheet

    Family Adolph Benson,   b. 8 Jul 1883, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1969, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 8 Sep 1911  [2
    Children 
     1. Elmer C. Benson,   b. 25 Sep 1914, Peterson, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 2010, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     2. Raymond Arnold Benson,   b. 8 Apr 1916, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 2000, Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     3. Lillian Marie Benson,   b. 26 Nov 1924, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 2011, Winona, Winona, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F3421  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    Benson, Adolph and Randa Olstad
    Benson, Adolph and Randa Olstad

  • Sources 
    1. [S111] Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002, www.ancestry.com.

    2. [S8214]

    3. [S351] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, www.ancestry.com.

    4. [S48] Overland Family History, Audrey Overland, Lorna Anderson, 1986.

    5. [S575]

    6. [S6231] www.findagrave.com.

    7. [S8215]