Astrid Christine Esther Sandness, 19052005 (aged 99 years)

Name
Astrid Christine /Sandness/
Given names
Astrid Christine
Surname
Sandness
Nickname
Esther
Name
Esther Christine /Urang/
Type
married name
Given names
Esther Christine
Surname
Urang
Birth February 26, 1905 37 31
Christening April 16, 1905 37 31 (aged 1 month)
Birth of a sisterClara Olivia Sandness
November 4, 1906 (aged 1 year)
Christening of a sisterClara Olivia Sandness
December 25, 1906 (aged 1 year)
Birth of a brotherPalmer Benjamin Sandness
August 19, 1908 (aged 3 years)
Christening of a brotherPalmer Benjamin Sandness
September 20, 1908 (aged 3 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (aged 5 years)

1910 USA Census transcript - Christian P Sandnes - Household

Name Relation Sex Race Age MC YrsM ChB ChL BP FBP MBP YOI N/A EngL Occupation Industry Employ EmN WksU Edu Home Vet Infirm
Sandnes Christian P Head M W 42 M 11 - - NOR NOR NOR 1888 N English Farmer OA -YY O-F-F
Sandnes Oleva Wife F W 36 M 11 6 6 NOR NOR NOR English None -YY
Sandnes Sigvart Son M W 9 S - - - ND NOR NOR None --Y
Sandnes Conrad Son M W 7 S - - - ND NOR NOR None --Y
Sandnes Alfred Son M W 6 S - - - ND NOR NOR None --Y
Sandnes Astrid Daughter F W 5 S - - - ND NOR NOR None --N
Sandnes Clara Daughter F W 3 S - - - ND NOR NOR None
Sandnes Palmar Son M W 1 S - - - ND NOR NOR None
Vidnes Andrew Servant M W 19 S - - - NOR NOR NOR 1910 A Norwegian Farm Laborer W N 0 NYY
Birth of a brotherMelvin Ragnvald Sandness
October 12, 1910 (aged 5 years)
Birth of a brotherAlvin Johannes Sandness
August 5, 1912 (aged 7 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherAnne Olave Jakobsdotter
October 24, 1914 (aged 9 years)
Burial of a maternal grandmotherAnne Olave Jakobsdotter
October 30, 1914 (aged 9 years)
Census April 1, 1915 (aged 10 years)
Birth of a brotherElmer Christian Sandness
December 26, 1915 (aged 10 years)
Census January 9, 1920 (aged 14 years)

1920 USA Census transcript - Christian P Sandnes - Household

Name Relation Ten Sex Race Age MC YOI N/A YON Edu BP FBP MBP NL Eng? Occupation Industry Employ
Sandnes Christian P Head OM M W 51 M 1888 N -YY NOR NOR NOR Norwegian Y Farmer General Farm OA
Sandnes Oline L Wife F W 45 M 1898 N -YY NOR NOR NOR Norwegian Y None
Sandnes Segvart C Son W 18 S NYY NOR NOR NOR Y Farm Laborer Home Farm W
Sandnes Conrad P Son W 17 S NYY NOR NOR NOR Y None
Sandnes Alfred O Son W 16 S YYY NOR NOR NOR Y None
Sandnes Astred C Daughter W 14 S YYY NOR NOR NOR Y None
Sandnes Clara O Daughter W 13 S YYY NOR NOR NOR Y None
Sandnes Palmar B Son W 11 S YYY NOR NOR NOR Y None
Sandnes Melvin R Son W 9 S YYY NOR NOR NOR None
Sandnes Alven J Son W 7 S Y-- NOR NOR NOR None
Sandnes Almer K Son W 4 S Y-- NOR NOR NOR None
Confirmation 1922 (aged 16 years)
Census April 1, 1940 (aged 35 years)

1940 USA Census transcript - Selzer L. Urang - Household

Name Relation Sex Race Age BP Occupation Industry
Urang Selzer L Head M W 40 ND Farmer Farming
Urang Esther C Wife F W 35 ND
Urang Ardean L Son M W 9 ND
Urang Muriel L Daughter F W 0 ND
Death of a fatherKristian Gerhard Pederson
December 26, 1950 (aged 45 years)
Burial of a fatherKristian Gerhard Pederson
after December 26, 1950 (aged 45 years)
Death of a motherOline Andrine Sivertsdotter
September 23, 1967 (aged 62 years)
Burial of a motherOline Andrine Sivertsdotter
after September 23, 1967 (aged 62 years)
Death of a brotherSigvart Christian Sandness
December 4, 1985 (aged 80 years)
Burial of a brotherSigvart Christian Sandness
after December 4, 1985 (aged 80 years)
Note: High Prairie Cemetery
Death of a brotherPalmer Benjamin Sandness
September 23, 1987 (aged 82 years)
Burial of a brotherPalmer Benjamin Sandness
after September 23, 1987 (aged 82 years)
Death of a brotherConrad P. Sandness
February 11, 1994 (aged 88 years)
Burial of a brotherConrad P. Sandness
after February 11, 1994 (aged 88 years)
Note: Saint Thomas Cemetery
Death of a sisterClara Olivia Sandness
November 11, 1994 (aged 89 years)
Burial of a sisterClara Olivia Sandness
November 14, 1994 (aged 89 years)
Note: Litchville Cemetery
Death of a brotherAlfred O. Sandness
February 2, 1998 (aged 92 years)
Burial of a brotherAlfred O. Sandness
1998 (aged 92 years)
Note: Saint Thomas Cemetery
Death of a brotherMelvin Ragnvald Sandness
June 16, 1999 (aged 94 years)
Burial of a brotherMelvin Ragnvald Sandness
June 22, 1999 (aged 94 years)
Note: Litchville Cemetery
Death January 22, 2005 (aged 99 years)
Burial January 25, 2005 (3 days after death)
Note: Riverside Cemetery
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1910 USA Census transcript - Christian P Sandnes - Household

Name Relation Sex Race Age MC YrsM ChB ChL BP FBP MBP YOI N/A EngL Occupation Industry Employ EmN WksU Edu Home Vet Infirm
Sandnes Christian P Head M W 42 M 11 - - NOR NOR NOR 1888 N English Farmer OA -YY O-F-F
Sandnes Oleva Wife F W 36 M 11 6 6 NOR NOR NOR English None -YY
Sandnes Sigvart Son M W 9 S - - - ND NOR NOR None --Y
Sandnes Conrad Son M W 7 S - - - ND NOR NOR None --Y
Sandnes Alfred Son M W 6 S - - - ND NOR NOR None --Y
Sandnes Astrid Daughter F W 5 S - - - ND NOR NOR None --N
Sandnes Clara Daughter F W 3 S - - - ND NOR NOR None
Sandnes Palmar Son M W 1 S - - - ND NOR NOR None
Vidnes Andrew Servant M W 19 S - - - NOR NOR NOR 1910 A Norwegian Farm Laborer W N 0 NYY
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1920 USA Census transcript - Christian P Sandnes - Household

Name Relation Ten Sex Race Age MC YOI N/A YON Edu BP FBP MBP NL Eng? Occupation Industry Employ
Sandnes Christian P Head OM M W 51 M 1888 N -YY NOR NOR NOR Norwegian Y Farmer General Farm OA
Sandnes Oline L Wife F W 45 M 1898 N -YY NOR NOR NOR Norwegian Y None
Sandnes Segvart C Son W 18 S NYY NOR NOR NOR Y Farm Laborer Home Farm W
Sandnes Conrad P Son W 17 S NYY NOR NOR NOR Y None
Sandnes Alfred O Son W 16 S YYY NOR NOR NOR Y None
Sandnes Astred C Daughter W 14 S YYY NOR NOR NOR Y None
Sandnes Clara O Daughter W 13 S YYY NOR NOR NOR Y None
Sandnes Palmar B Son W 11 S YYY NOR NOR NOR Y None
Sandnes Melvin R Son W 9 S YYY NOR NOR NOR None
Sandnes Alven J Son W 7 S Y-- NOR NOR NOR None
Sandnes Almer K Son W 4 S Y-- NOR NOR NOR None
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1940 USA Census transcript - Selzer L. Urang - Household

Name Relation Sex Race Age BP Occupation Industry
Urang Selzer L Head M W 40 ND Farmer Farming
Urang Esther C Wife F W 35 ND
Urang Ardean L Son M W 9 ND
Urang Muriel L Daughter F W 0 ND
Burial

Riverside Cemetery

Note

"Esther" Urang, 99, of Breckenridge, MN, died Jan. 22, 2005 at St. Francis Home in Breckenridge. Her funeral will be Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2005 at 11:00 AM at Joseph Vertin & Sons Funeral Home Chapel, Breckenridge, MN. Officiating will be Pastor Michael Gustafson. Visitation will be Monday, January 24, 2005, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Joseph Vertin & Sons Funeral Home, Breckenridge. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery, Breckenridge.

Esther is survived by: Her 2 granddaughters: Karen Carruthers and Bonnie Thompson; Her 5 grandsons: David, Kevin and Mark Urang;and Lionel and Jeff Wanek; Her great-grandchildren; Her brothers: Alvin (Charlotte) Sandness, Valley City, ND; Elmer (Evelyn) Sandness, Jamestown, ND

She was preceded by: Her parents: Christian and Lena Sandness; Her husband: Selzer Urang; Her daughter: Muriel Wanek; Her 2 sons: Ardean Urang and an infant son, Leonard. Her sister: Clara Skretting; Her brothers: Sigvart, Conrad, Alfred, Melvin and Palmer Sandness

Esther was born in Barnes County near Litchville, ND to Christian and Lena (Londahl) Sandness on February 26, 1905. She lived on a farm near Litchville and attended school through the eighth grade at the Rosebud Country School. Esther spent her teen years helping her mother with housework and helping with her brothers and sister.

On April 3, 1926 she married Selzer Urang, and had three children. They lived on a farm near Litchville. Esther was employed at the Svea School as a cook and was also employed at a restaurant in Valley City, ND. In 1969 they moved to Citrus Heights, CA and then moved to Breckenridge, MN in 1975. Selzer preceded her in death on March 18, 1990. Esther became a resident of St. Francis Home in May, 2001. She was a member of Breckenridge Lutheran Church and BLW circle. She enjoyed baking bread and making donuts, giving her baked goods to others and inviting friends and neighbors over to visit. She also enjoyed crocheting, sewing, singing and reading the Bible.

Astrid Christine Esther Sandness has 13 first cousins recorded