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Mildred Johanna NELSON

Mildred Johanna NELSON

Female 1923 - 2001  (77 years)

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  • Name Mildred Johanna NELSON 
    Born 26 May 1923  Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 23 Jun 1924  East Side Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 15 Apr 2001  Grants Pass, Josephine, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 20 Apr 2001  Deer Creek Cemetery, Selma, Josephine, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • South Dakota Marriages:
      Raymond Eddie Gann
      25
      Male
      Spouse: Mildred Nelson
      Marriage date: 18 Nov 1944
      Marriage County: Minnehaha
      City of Rec.: Ottawa
      P.O.: Miami, Oklahoma

      From the Argus Leader, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Tuesday, 21 Nov 1944:
      Mildred Nelson Becomes Bride of Pt. Raymond Gann
      "Miss Mildred Nelson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Nelson, 1316 East Seventh St., became the bride of Pvt. Raymond E. Gann, of Miami, Okla., Saturday evening in Chapel No. 3 at the Sioux Falls Army Air Field, Chaplain John Sayre reading the wedding service.
      Miss Nelson wore a white satin bridal gown made with fitted bodice, leg-o-mutton sleeves, and sweetheart decolletage. Her full length veil was held in place with orange blossoms. She carried a bouquet of red roses with a shower of ribbons.
      Miss Sigrund Sunde of Madison, was maid of honor and Miss Alice Nelson and Mrs. Wesley Hofstad, sisters of the bride, were bridesmaids. All wore dresses made alike of satin and net, in blue, orchid and pink, respectively. Miss Sunde carried Johanna Hill roses, while the bridesmaids carried sweetpeas.
      Pvt. Ford Hughes of Gettysburg, Pa., was best man. A reception followed at the bride's home after the ceremony, Pvt. Ray Guinond, of the air base, serving the wedding cake.
      Pvt. and Mrs. Gann are to live at 518 South First ave.,
      Mrs. Dopha Cantrell, of Miami, Okla., aunt of the bridegroom, and Martin Johnson of Dell Rapids, uncle of the bride, came for the wedding."

      Retired from Pacific Bell after twenty years, in San Bruno, CA, on May 27, 1978.

      MEMORIAL FOLDER:
      “In Memory Of
      Mildred Gann Wyman
      “Millie”
      Date of Birth
      May 26, 1923
      Sioux Falls, South Dakota
      Date of Death
      April 15, 2001
      Grants Pass, Oregon
      Graveside Service
      2:00 P.M., April 20, 2001
      Pastor Peg Harvey-Marose
      Officiating
      Interment
      Deer Creek Cemetery
      Selma, Oregon”

      SSDI: #503-16-8890, b. 26 May 1923; d. 15 Apr 2001; res. 97538, Selma, Josephine, OR.

      Obituary, Grants Pass Daily Courier, Wednesday, April 18, 2001:
      “Mildred ‘Millie’ Gann Wyman
      Mildred ‘Millie’ Gann Wyman, 77, of Selma died Sunday, April 15, 2001, at Three Rivers Community Hospital’s Dimmick campus.
      A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Dear Creek Cemetery with Peg Harvey-Marose, pastor, officiating. Hull & Hull Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.
      Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Oregon Affiliate, 380 S. E. Spokane St., Suite 110, Portland, OR 97202; or to the Senior Center, P.O. Box 462, Cave Junction, OR 97523; or to the Arthritis Foundation, Oregon Chapter, 442 S.W. Barbur Blvd., Portland, OR 97201.
      Wyman was born May 26, 1923, in Sioux Falls, S.D.
      She worked as a telephone operator for Pacific Bell. In 1978, she moved to Selma from California. On May 27, 1978, in Cave Junction, she married Henry Wyman, who survives. She served as secretary on the Deer Creek Cemetery Association board and wrote for the Selma Sass.
      She was a member of Illinois Valley Community Education, the 59ers Select Market bowling league and the Senior Center of Cave Junction.
      In addition to her husband, survivors include two sons, Eddie Gann of Gallatin Gateway, Mont., and Craig Gann of Forestville, Calif.; two daughters, Peggy Hoe of McAllister, Mont., and Barbara Dallas of Sheridan, Ark.: a brother, Harold Nelson of Sioux Falls, S.D.; a sister, Lillian Hofstad of Sioux Falls, S.D.; 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.”
    Person ID I121  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 25 Aug 2021 

    Father Harold Dreyer NELSON,   b. 10 Sep 1883, Bjørnskinn, Andøy, Nordland, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1963, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Gudrun Marie NILSEN,   b. 4 Oct 1893, Bergen, Hordaland, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1980, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 26 Dec 1922  Garretson, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Photos
    Nelson, Harold D. and wife Gudrun.
    Nelson, Harold D. and wife Gudrun.
    Nelson, Harold D. and Gudrun M. Nilsen.  Wedding portrait.
    Nelson, Harold D. and Gudrun M. Nilsen. Wedding portrait.
    The couple married on 26 Dec 1922, in Garretson, South Dakota.
    Nelson, Harold D.  Family.  Nelson siblings in their teens.
    Nelson, Harold D. Family. Nelson siblings in their teens.
    Nelson, Harold D.  Family.
    Nelson, Harold D. Family.
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    Nelson, Harold D.  Family.  Christmas at Harold and Gudrun Nelson's home. 1946.
    Nelson, Harold D. Family. Christmas at Harold and Gudrun Nelson's home. 1946.
    L. to R.: Harold G. Nelson, Mildred Nelson Gann, Alice Nelson Lowell, Ray Gann (lying on floor), Barbara Hofstad (held by Ray), Gudrun Nelson holding Eddie Ray Gann, Wes Hofstad (back of couch), Lillian Nelson Hofstad, Harold D. Nelson.
    Nelson, Gudrun.  Children.
    Nelson, Gudrun. Children.
    Taken at 1201 N. Lincoln Ave., Sioux Falls, South Dakota, home of Alice Nelson, Lowell. L to R: Lillian, Harold, Gudrun, Alice, and Mildred.
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    Nelson, Harold D.  Family.
    Nelson, Harold D. Family.
    Celebrating Lil's 70th birthday. Left to right: Alice Nelson Lowell, Lillian Nelson Hofstad, Mildred Nelson Gann Wyman, and Harold Nelson.
    Lowell Family.  Christmas 1959(?) Part 1.
    Lowell Family. Christmas 1959(?) Part 1.
    The extended Lowell family at 1201 N. Lincoln Ave., Sioux Falls, South Dakota. L. to R.: Harold D. Nelson, Gudrun Nelson, Myra Lowell, Gert Lowell, Charles Lowell, George Lowell, John Lowell, Flora Luker.
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    Nelson, Harold D.  Children. 1201 N. Lincoln Ave., Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  1965?
    Nelson, Harold D. Children. 1201 N. Lincoln Ave., Sioux Falls, South Dakota. 1965?
    L. to R.: Lillian Nelson Hofstad, Alice Nelson Lowell, Gudrun Nelson, Harold G. Nelson, Mildred Nelson Gann.
    Nelson, Harold D. and Gudrun.  Family.  Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
    Nelson, Harold D. and Gudrun. Family. Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
    L. to R.: Mildred Nelson Gann, Alice Nelson Lowell, Gudrun Nelson, Harold D. Nelson, Lillian Nelson Hofstad, Harold G. Nelson.
    Lowell, Alice Nelson.  Confirmation celebration.
    Lowell, Alice Nelson. Confirmation celebration.
    Taken at the Nelson residence, 1316 E. 7th Street, Sioux Falls, South Dakota in 1941.
    Back row: Arnie Hofland, Mildred Nelson, Harold Mostrom, Gudrun Nelson (only a small part of her face is visible), Leonard Mostrom, Albert Hofland (only a small part of his face is visible), Mildred Hofland, Maxine Hofland, Harold D. Nelson.
    Front row: Harold G. Nelson, Bob Hofland, Alice Nelson, Mabel Mostrom, Ida Hofland, and Helen Hofland (with arms crossed).
    Nelson, Harold Dreyer and Gudrun's four children.
    Nelson, Harold Dreyer and Gudrun's four children.
    Taken approximately 1932. L to R: Harold, Lillian, Alice, and Mildred.
    Nelson, Harold Dreyer and wife, Gudrun Marie Nilsen.
    Nelson, Harold Dreyer and wife, Gudrun Marie Nilsen.
    Taken in October 1957 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
    Nelson, Harold D. and wife Gudrun Nilsen.
    Nelson, Harold D. and wife Gudrun Nilsen.
    Christmas at 810 N. French, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
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    Nelson, Harold D. and wife Gudrun.   Their three youngest children.
    Nelson, Harold D. and wife Gudrun. Their three youngest children.
    Top to bottom: Lillian Nelson Hofstad, Harold Nelson, and Alice Nelson Lowell. Location unknown. Taken during early 1930s. Photo found by Elin Volden Andersen in her mother’s (Esther Reinholdtsen Volden) possessions after her death in March 2018. Elin’s father and Esther’s husband was Aksel Volden (1922-1997), the only child of Hansine Olsen (1896-1970), who was Elin’s grandmother and Harold D. Nelson’s sister.
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    Nelson, Harold D. and Gudrun Nelson.  Children.
    Nelson, Harold D. and Gudrun Nelson. Children.
    L. to R. Harold G., Alice, Mildred, and Lillian. Taken at the time of Harold's graduation from high school. This is the photograph that Harold D. had sent to various of his relatives in northern Norway that was reported hanging on the wall in at least one of his brothers/sisters homes in Vik. Photo found by Elin Volden Andersen in her mother’s (Esther Reinholdtsen Volden) possessions after her death in March 2018. Elin’s father and Esther’s husband was Aksel Volden (1922-1997), the only child of Hansine Olsen (1896-1970), who was Elin’s grandmother and Harold D. Nelson’s sister.
    Documents
    Marriage.  Nelson, Harold D. and Gudrun M. Nielson.  Marriage Certificate.
    Marriage. Nelson, Harold D. and Gudrun M. Nielson. Marriage Certificate.
    Married on 26 December 1922 at Garretson, South Dakota.
    Marriage.  Nelson, Harold D. and Gudrun M. Nielson.  Wedding License
    Marriage. Nelson, Harold D. and Gudrun M. Nielson. Wedding License
    Marriage.  Nelson, Harold and Gudrun Marie Nilsen.  Marriage license.
    Marriage. Nelson, Harold and Gudrun Marie Nilsen. Marriage license.
    Gudrun and Harold were married on 26 Dec 1922.
    Histories
    Religion.  East Side Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
    Religion. East Side Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
    The Harold D. Nelson family attended this church.
    Albums
    810 N. French, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
    810 N. French, Sioux Falls, South Dakota (1)
    Family ID F35  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Raymond “Ray” Edward or Eddie GANN,   b. 3 Apr 1919, Bernice, Delaware, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1976, Selma, Josephine, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 18 Nov 1944  Air Base Chapel, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Eddie Ray GANN,   b. 10 Aug 1945, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 2003, Gallatin Gateway, Gallatin, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    +2. Peggy Lee GANN
    +3. Craig Harold GANN
    Photos
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann and first husband, Ray Gann.  Wedding.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann and first husband, Ray Gann. Wedding.
    Married 18 Nov 1944 at the Air Base Chapel, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
    Gann, Ray and wife Mildred Nelson Gann.  Family.
    Gann, Ray and wife Mildred Nelson Gann. Family.
    Christmas with the Gann Family
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    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann and first husband, Ray Gann.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann and first husband, Ray Gann.
    Christmas 1956. Taken at Nathharst Ave., Portola Valley, California. House no longer exists.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann and first husband, Ray Gann, with their first child, Eddie Ray, celebrating his first birthday.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann and first husband, Ray Gann, with their first child, Eddie Ray, celebrating his first birthday.
    Taken August 1946.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann and her three children, celebrating Christmas 1956.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann and her three children, celebrating Christmas 1956.
    From L to R: Mildred Nelson Gann Wyman, Craig Gann, Peggy Gann Hoe, and Eddie Ray Gann. Verso of photograph reads: 1956-Xmas. Nathhardt Ave. house no longer there. Eddie (11), Peggy (9) Millie and Craig (4).
    Gann, Raymond Eddie and Wesley Hofstad with their first children.
    Gann, Raymond Eddie and Wesley Hofstad with their first children.
    L. to R. Ray Gann holding his first child, Eddie Ray, born 10 Aug 1945, and Wes Hofstad holding his first child, Barbara Ann, born 10 Sep 1945. Taken in Sioux Falls, South Dakota in 1946. Photo found by Elin Volden Andersen in her mother’s (Esther Reinholdtsen Volden) possessions after her death in March 2018. Elin’s father and Esther’s husband was Aksel Volden (1922-1997), the only child of Hansine Olsen (1896-1970), who was Elin’s grandmother and Harold D. Nelson’s sister.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann and Lillian Nelson Hofstad, with their first children: Eddie Ray Gann, b. 10 Aug 1945, and Barbara Ann Hofstad, 10 Sep 1945.  Photo found by Elin Volden Andersen in her mother’s (Esther Reinholdtsen Volden) possessions after her death in March 2018.  Elin’s father and Esther’s husband was Aksel Volden (1922-1997), the only child of Hansine Olsen (1896-1970), who was Elin’s grandmother and Harold D. Nelson’s sister.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann and Lillian Nelson Hofstad, with their first children: Eddie Ray Gann, b. 10 Aug 1945, and Barbara Ann Hofstad, 10 Sep 1945. Photo found by Elin Volden Andersen in her mother’s (Esther Reinholdtsen Volden) possessions after her death in March 2018. Elin’s father and Esther’s husband was Aksel Volden (1922-1997), the only child of Hansine Olsen (1896-1970), who was Elin’s grandmother and Harold D. Nelson’s sister.
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F39  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Henry Hilbert "Hank" WYMAN,   b. 15 Aug 1903, Moss Beach, San Mateo, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 2002, Selma, Josephine, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years) 
    Married 27 May 1978  Lutheran Church, Cave Junction, Josephine, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Photos
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann and husband, Hank Wyman.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann and husband, Hank Wyman.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann and husband, Hank Wyman.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann and husband, Hank Wyman.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann and husband, Hank Wyman.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann and husband, Hank Wyman.
    Celebrating Hank's birthday.
    Wyman, Hank and wife Mildred Nelson Gann Wyman.
    Wyman, Hank and wife Mildred Nelson Gann Wyman.
    On verso: Aunt Mildred 70 yrs.; Uncle Hank 90 yrs; Selma, Oregon; Dec. 1993.
    Vik, Arthur and extended family members.
    Vik, Arthur and extended family members.
    Seated: Arthur Vik. Standing, L. to R.: Esther (wife), Evelyn Johnson (niece), Hank and Mildred Wyman (cousin).
    Headstones
    Wyman, Henry 'Hank' and Mildred Nelson Gann
    Wyman, Henry "Hank" and Mildred Nelson Gann
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F41  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 May 1923 - Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 23 Jun 1924 - East Side Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Nov 1944 - Air Base Chapel, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 May 1978 - Lutheran Church, Cave Junction, Josephine, Oregon, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Apr 2001 - Grants Pass, Josephine, Oregon, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 20 Apr 2001 - Deer Creek Cemetery, Selma, Josephine, Oregon, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann.   High School Graduation.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann. High School Graduation.
    Mildred graduated from Washington High School, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
    Lowell, Alice Nelson and sister, Mildred Nelson Gann Wyman.
    Lowell, Alice Nelson and sister, Mildred Nelson Gann Wyman.
    On a camel at the San Diego Zoo, San Diego, California.
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    Nelson, Gudrun and her three daughters.
    Nelson, Gudrun and her three daughters.
    Left to right--Mildred Nelson Gann Wyman, Gudrun Nelson, Lillian Nelson Hofstad, and Alice Nelson Lowell.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann.  Sunday School comrades.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann. Sunday School comrades.
    Sunday School participants in the East Side Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on March 16, 1930. Mildred Wyman can be found in the upper right hand corner, second row from the back, seven children in from the right, wearing a horizontal striped sweater and a hat.
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    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann with brother, Harold G. Nelson.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann with brother, Harold G. Nelson.
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    Nelson, Mildred. Standing with dog.
    Nelson, Mildred. Standing with dog.
    Place and date unknown.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann and brother Harold Nelson.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann and brother Harold Nelson.
    Location believed to be 810 N. French, Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Occasion may be Mildred's graduation prom from Washington High School in 1941.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann.
    High school graduation from Washington High School, Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Class of 1941.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann.
    Appears to have been taken in the back yard of 810 N. French, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, some time in the early 1940s.
    Nelson siblings.
    Nelson siblings.
    Taken sometime during the mid-1940s in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. L to R: Harold Nelson, Alice Nelson Lowell, Lillian Nelson Hofstad, Mildred Nelson Gann Wyman.
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    Lowell, Alice Nelson with siblings Harold G. Nelson and Mildred Nelson Gann.
    Lowell, Alice Nelson with siblings Harold G. Nelson and Mildred Nelson Gann.
    1201 N. Lincoln Ave., Sioux Falls, South Dakota. 1970? L. to R.: Alice Lowell, Harold Nelson, Mildred Gann.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann.  Confirmation.  13 June 1937.
    Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann. Confirmation. 13 June 1937.
    Taken in Pipestone, Minnesota. Photo found by Elin Volden Andersen in her mother’s (Esther Reinholdtsen Volden) possessions after her death in March 2018. Elin’s father and Esther’s husband was Aksel Volden (1922-1997), the only child of Hansine Olsen (1896-1970), who was Elin’s grandmother and Harold D. Nelson’s sister.

    Documents
    Death. Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann.  Funeral Memorial.
    Death. Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann. Funeral Memorial.
    Mildred Wyman died on 15 Apr 2001.

    Histories
    Awards. Wyman, Mildred.  Heart of Oregon FCE Award.
    Awards. Wyman, Mildred. Heart of Oregon FCE Award.
    Each year the Oregon Association for Family and Community Education (FCE) honors a member who has made a difference in his/her community through FCE service. Mildred's nomination was submitted to the state FCE. Mildred won and traveled to Astoria, Oregon in October 1997, to receive her award.
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    Interviews.  Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann.  Interview. August 20-22, 1995.
    Interviews. Wyman, Mildred Nelson Gann. Interview. August 20-22, 1995.
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    Albums
    Mildred Wyman's Bowling Career
    Mildred Wyman's Bowling Career (7)
    Contains numerous photos from various city, state, and national championships; and newspaper articles about Millie Wyman's bowling accomplishments.