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Nordahl Anthony Overland[1]

Male 1912 - 1998  (85 years)


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  • Name Nordahl Anthony Overland  [2
    Born 12 Jun 1912  Wolford, Pierce, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Jan 1998  Winona, Winona, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried 10 Jan 1998  Highland Prairie Lutheran Church, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Nordahl A. Overland, 85, of Good Shepherd Lutheran Home died Thursday, Jan. 8, 1998, at Community Memorial Hospital. Nordahl Anthony Overland was born June 12, 1912, to Peter and Annie (Ness) Overland in Wolford, ND. He and his family came to Rushford in 1927. He graduated from Rushford High School where he was a member of football, basketball, Glee Club and Drama Club. He married Viola Kleist on Sept. 3, 1938, in Decorah, Iowa. Together they farmed in the rural Lewiston area until the early 1950s. He then worked for Earl's Tree Service until 1969. He worked road construction for a number of years. His last job before full retirement was with Rushford Public Schools as a bus driver. He was a great lover of sports. He participated in bowling, softball and horseshoes for many years. He enjoyed following the local teams as well as college and professional teams. Nordahl was a member of Rushford Lutheran Church. He is survived by one son; one daughter; three grandchildren; one great-grandson; two sisters. He was preceded in death by his wife, Viola; his parents; and one sister, Gilma Halvorson. Funeral services were Jan. 10 at Hoff Funeral Home-Cook Rushford Chapel in Rushford, the Rev. Elmer Odland officiated. Burial was in Highland Prairie Lutheran cemetery in rural Peterson.

      Nordahl Overland, nickname "Snort", motto Better late than never.
      Football 3,4
      Basketball 3,4
      Glee Club 1,2,3,4
      Operetta 2,3 [2, 4]
    Person ID I8310  Mindrum
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2013 

    Father Peder Helmer Overland,   b. 29 Apr 1880, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1955, St. Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Annie K. Ness,   b. 17 Oct 1885, Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1973, Pleasant Manor Nursing Home, Faribault, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 1 Sep 1906  Wolford, Pierce, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5572  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Viola Mae Kliest,   b. 26 Nov 1916, Vesta, Redwood, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1985, Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 3 Sep 1938  Decorah, Winneshiek, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2012 
    Family ID F5808  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Overland, Nordahl and Viola Kliest
    Overland, Nordahl and Viola Kliest

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

    2. [S6415] Nordahl A. Overland obituary, Tri-County Record, 15 Jan 1998.

    3. [S16] Social Security Death Index.

    4. [S7767] The Valley Legend 1931, Rushford High School Class Yearbook.