Samuelson, Clara (Starkson) (1906-1992)

Clara Samuelson, 85, Alvarado, died Thursday, April 29, 1992, in Warren (Minn.) Community Hospital.

Clara Starkson was born on November 3, 1906 at Fordville, North Dakota, the daughter of Sever and Andrina Starkson. She grew up there and attended school in Fordville and Park River and later attended Mayville State College. She taught school for several years in the Adams community.

She married Arthur Samuelson on October 30, 1931 at Fordville, North Dakota. The couple moved to Alvarado in 1935 and farmed there until 1977, when they retired.

Survivors are her son, Vernon of New London, Minnesota; four grandsons; Robert, David, Joel and Rick; sister, Mrs. Larry McKinnon, Grand Forks, North Dakota; brothers; Norville Starkson of Grand Forks, North Dakota and Seymour Starkson of Fordville, North Dakota.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur on July 12, 1986, four sisters, two brothers and one nephew.

[Interred Greenwood cemetery]

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky