Lokstad, Otelia (1909-1995)

Otelia Lokstad, 86, Newfolden, died Thursday, Sept. 14, 1995, in Good Samaritan Nursing Home, Warren, Minn.

Otelia Lokstad was born March 11, 1909, in New Folden Township, Marshall County, Minn., the daughter of John and Elen (Oitangen) Lokstad. She was valedictorian when she graduated from Newfolden High School in 1927. She worked on the family farm and often worked with her brother John in the manufacturing of rolling pins.

She is survived by nieces, Lois Jean Benish, Tobaccoville, N.C., and Shirley (Mrs. Gene) Schoenfeld, LaCrosse, Wis.; nephew, David Lokstad, Newfolden; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by brothers, Oliver, Ingvard, Albert, Hans and John; and sisters, Emma and Clara.

[Interred Folden Cemetery]

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky