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Surnames: Mogensen, Nelson, Blind
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Thursday, October 5, 1933
Nels E. Mogensen was born at Aakirkeby, Bornholm, Denmark, September 3, 1879 and died at
the Holy Rosary Hospital, Ontario, Oregon October 3, 1933. Funeral services were held at
the Baptist Church of Fruitland, Wednesday, Rev. Fraser officiating.
Interment was made in Park View Cemetery.
He came to the United States in December 1900 and resided at Ellensburg, Washington until
1906. On Jan. 25, 1906 he was united in marriage to Anna C. Nelson at Yakima, Washington.
They made Yakima their home later moving to Oregon. In 1921 he moved with his family to
Fruitland, Idaho. Besides his wife he leaves to mourn his loss two sons Carl A. Mogensen
and Mark G. Mogensen, one daughter, Mrs. Erhardt Blind and one granddaughter, also four
sisters residing in Denmark.
Mr. Mogensen was a big hearted, jolly friend and neighbor who will be sorely missed. His
grief stricken widow and family have the heartfelt sympathy of the whole community.