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Alfred and Clara Ranum

Alfred RanumAge: 94 years18781973

Name
Alfred Ranum
Birth February 28, 1878 26 26
Note: Ranum And Greenly Families packet has birth date 02-02-1878 on front page, but 02-28-1878 on internal page.
Note: Originally birthplace marked as Mower County, Ranum Greenly packet says Fillmore County.
Birth of a brotherBenhard Ranum
December 25, 1879 (Age 21 months)
Note: The Ranum and Greenly Families packet has Benhard's birth in Fillmore County.
Birth of a brotherEdward “Ed” Ranum
May 15, 1881 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherBerner “Bennie or Benny” Ranum
October 10, 1882 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterAlma Karena “Cora” Ranum
March 13, 1884 (Age 6 years)
Census May 28, 1885 (Age 7 years) Age: 7
Birth of a brotherCaspar or Kasper Ranum
September 16, 1885 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a brotherOscar Ranum
March 18, 1887 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a brotherJohn Ranum
September 26, 1888 (Age 10 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherBerit Knudsdatter Berg
January 29, 1890 (Age 11 years)
Cause: la grippe
Birth of a brotherSanford or Sanfred Ranum
March 13, 1890 (Age 12 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherKnute Oleson Dicken or Dikken
December 1890 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a brotherFreman Ranum
December 16, 1891 (Age 13 years)
Death of a motherSigrid Knudsdatter “Sarah” Dicken
1893 (Age 14 years)
Census June 11, 1895 (Age 17 years) Age: 14
Marriage of a parentKnud Nilsen RanumKari IversonView this family
June 26, 1896 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a half-brotherFredrick Sigwart Ranum
February 27, 1897 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a half-brotherOtto Henry Ranum
December 18, 1899 (Age 21 years)
Census June 2, 1900 (Age 22 years) Age: 22
Birth of a half-sisterRuth Evelyn Ranum
January 9, 1903 (Age 24 years)
Marriage of a siblingSevert O. OstgaardAlma Karena “Cora” RanumView this family
June 16, 1903 (Age 25 years)
Marriage of a siblingKarl or Carl N RanumPetrine S MelboeView this family
January 22, 1904 (Age 25 years)
Death of a brotherCaspar or Kasper Ranum
June 25, 1905 (Age 27 years)

Birth of a half-brotherClarence Randolph Ranum
November 29, 1905 (Age 27 years)
Census May 3, 1910 (Age 32 years) Age: 29
Death of a brotherSanford or Sanfred Ranum
August 1, 1910 (Age 32 years)
Marriage of a siblingBenhard RanumJulia Clara OpsethView this family
June 25, 1911 (Age 33 years)
Death of a half-brotherClarence Randolph Ranum
August 13, 1913 (Age 35 years)

Note: Apparently died of appendicitis per Lori Ranum's family history
Residence 1913 (Age 34 years)
Golden Valley Township, Roseau County, Minnesota, United States
Latitude: N48.580565 Longitude: W95.695531

Military
WWI Draft registration
September 12, 1918 (Age 40 years) Age: 38
Agency: Local board for Roseau County
Marriage of a siblingFreman RanumClara JohnsonView this family
November 2, 1918 (Age 40 years)
Death of a fatherKnud Nilsen Ranum
December 7, 1918 (Age 40 years)
Shared note: Family legend has his death related to the Spanish Influenza epidemic.
Death of a brotherFreman Ranum
October 13, 1919 (Age 41 years)
Death of a brotherOscar Ranum
January 18, 1924 (Age 45 years)
Marriage of a half-siblingGeorge StinarRuth Evelyn RanumView this family
November 27, 1926 (Age 48 years)
Residence 1935 (Age 56 years)
Residence
Age: 61Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head
April 1, 1940 (Age 62 years)
Death of a brotherKarl or Carl N Ranum
January 22, 1944 (Age 65 years)
Death of a sisterAlma Karena “Cora” Ranum
August 28, 1968 (Age 90 years)
Death January 21, 1973 (Age 94 years)
Burial October 23, 1973 (9 months after death)
Cemetery: Bethlehem Cemetery
Funeral service
Funeral service

Note: Image from Find-a-Grav, uploaded by Deb

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 26, 1874Amherst, Fillmore County, Minnesota, United States
14 months
elder brother
Minnie Dahl, Severt Ostgaard, Mary Mahill, Carl and Alfred RanumKarl or Carl N Ranum
Birth: March 3, 1876 24 24Mower County, Minnesota, United States
Death: January 22, 1944Pennington County, Minnesota, United States
2 years
himself
Alfred and Clara RanumAlfred Ranum
Birth: February 28, 1878 26 26Fillmore County, Minnesota, United States
Death: January 21, 1973Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota, United States
22 months
younger brother
Benhard Ranum, from Elodee (Ranum) JohnsonBenhard Ranum
Birth: December 25, 1879 28 28Mower County, Minnesota, United States
Death: February 8, 1977Pennington County, Minnesota, United States
17 months
younger brother
17 months
younger brother
Berner “Bennie or Benny” Ranum
Birth: October 10, 1882 31 31New Solum Township, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Death: September 19, 1978Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota, United States
17 months
younger sister
Alma Karena “Cora” Ranum
Birth: March 13, 1884 32 32Rosewood, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Death: August 28, 1968St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
18 months
younger brother
Caspar or Kasper Ranum
Birth: September 16, 1885 34 34Rosewood, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Death: June 25, 1905
18 months
younger brother
Oscar and Clara RanumOscar Ranum
Birth: March 18, 1887 36 35Rosewood, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Death: January 18, 1924Viking, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
18 months
younger brother
John and Olga Ranum, from Christmas cardJohn Ranum
Birth: September 26, 1888 37 37Rosewood, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Death: December 31, 1982Pennington county, Minnesota, United States
18 months
younger brother
Sanford or Sanfred Ranum
Birth: March 13, 1890 38 38Rosewood, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Death: August 1, 1910Minnesota, United States
21 months
younger brother
Freman Ranum
Birth: December 16, 1891 40 40Rosewood, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Death: October 13, 1919Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Father’s family with Kari Iverson - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: June 26, 1896Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
8 months
half-brother
Fredrick Sigwart Ranum
Birth: February 27, 1897 45 36New Solum, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Death: September 18, 1977Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota, United States
3 years
half-brother
Otto Henry Ranum
Birth: December 18, 1899 48 39New Solum Township, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Death: May 4, 1984Poulsbo, Kitsap County, Washington, United States
3 years
half-sister
Ruth Evelyn Ranum
Birth: January 9, 1903 51 42New Solum Township, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Death: November 23, 1993Warren, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
3 years
half-brother
Clarence Randolph Ranum
Birth: November 29, 1905 54 45New Solum Township, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Death: August 13, 1913

Birth

Ranum And Greenly Families packet has birth date 02-02-1878 on front page, but 02-28-1878 on internal page.

Birth

Originally birthplace marked as Mower County, Ranum Greenly packet says Fillmore County.

Shared note

Married Hulda ; after she died, married brother Oscar's widow, Clara Olsen Ranum Hansine, had 4 more children.

Obituary for Alfred Ranum

OBITUARY - 23 Oct 1973
ALFRED RANUM RITES HELD AT VIKING TODAY

Funeral services for Alfred Ranum, 95, of this city, were held today (Wednesday)at 11 a.m., at Viking. Ranum, a former resident of the Viking community, died Sunday at Northwestern hospital.

Rev. Ralph Hofrenning officiated at the services. Mrs. Ralph Hofrenning was the organist and Rev. Delano Lind sang two selections. Interment was in the Golden Valley cemetery, near Wannaska. The Green Funeral home was in charge of the arrangements. Pallbearers were Gerald, Keith, Roger, David and Daryl Ranum, and Daniel Bates.

Alfred Ranum, a son of the late Knute and Sire Ranum, was born Feb. 28, 1878 in Filmore county. In 1881, he moved with his parents to Marshall county. Later he homesteaded in Golden Valley township, Roseau county, near Wannaska.

In August of 1906, he was united in marriage at Wannaska to Hulda Johnson. The couple lived in the Wannaska community, where he served as postmaster of Casperson and was active in church and community affairs. His wife died in November of 1924. The following year, he moved to Viking.

In June of 1934, he was united in marriage to Clara Sjosvold. The couple farmed in New Solum and the VIking community until retirement in 1951, when they moved into the village of Viking. In 1966 they came to Thief River Falls where they have since resided.

He is survived by his wife, four sons; Lolyd and Sam Ranum, both of Viking, Sidney of Ventura, California and Stanley of Thief River Falls; five daughters: Mrs. Elmer (Isabel) Krohn of Willmar, Mrs. Goerge (Alice) Kezar of Warroad, Mrs. Albert (Elsie) Hodik of Thief River Falls, Mrs. Sheldon (Delores) Forland of Minneapolis and Mrs. Delano (Margaret) Lind of Sioux Falls, S.D.

Also four step-children: Mrs. William (Marceline) Grundhaus of Thief River Falls, Oral Ranum of Stanley, N.D., Maynard Ranum of Farmington, and Oscar Ranum of Isanti; 59 grandchildren; 89 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Also surviving are six brothers: Bernard, Bennie, John and Otto Ranum, all of Thief River Falls, Fred Ranum of Viking and Edward Ranum of Brandon, Sask., Canada; a sister, Mrs. George (Ruth) Stinar of Warren; and one step-sister, Mrs. Charles (Lotie) Swortzel of Montana.

In addition to his parents and first wife, he was preceded in death by one daughter and three sons.

[Obituary posted to #42065911 by Deb Maher, missing provenance]