Saugen, Ingvald (1892-1983)

Ingvald Saugen, 90, of Newfolden, died Thursday morning at Northwestern hospital.

Funeral services for Ingvald Saugen will be held Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. at the Bethlehem Lutheran church in Newfolden. Rev. Stephen J. Estrem will officiate. Mrs. Agnes Carlson will be the organist and Deland Elseth will serve as soloist. Interment will be in the Folden cemetery.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the American Legion.

Serving as active pallbearers will be Morris Hansen, John Lokstad, Maynard Hjelle, Lester Olson, Ray Elseth and Art Skadsem.

Military honors will be provided by the American Legion post of Newfolden.

The body will repose at the Green Funeral home today (Monday) from 1:00 to 9:00 p.m., and at the church for one hour prior to the time of services.

Ingvald Saugen, a son of the late Hans and Annie Lier Saugen, was born Oct. 29, 1892 in Newfolden township of Marshall county. He attended school and grew to manhood in that community. He also attended Aakers Business college.

He was employed at a bank in Maxbass, N.D., and later was assistant cashier in a bank in Pendroy, Mont.

During World War I, he enlisted in the Signal Corps and served in this country and overseas, spending 18 months in France and Germany. Following his discharge, he was employed at the M and O Paper mill at International Falls. Later he was employed by United States Steel in Duluth. In 1934, he returned to Newfolden and had since resided there.

He was a life member of the American Legion post of Newfolden.

He is survived by one brother, Martin Saugen, Newfolden, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by three sisters and one brother.

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky