Alvin Johannes Sandness, 19122005 (aged 93 years)

Name
Alvin Johannes /Sandness/
Given names
Alvin Johannes
Surname
Sandness
Birth August 5, 1912 44 38
Death of a maternal grandmotherAnne Olave Jakobsdotter
October 24, 1914 (aged 2 years)
Burial of a maternal grandmotherAnne Olave Jakobsdotter
October 30, 1914 (aged 2 years)
Census April 1, 1915 (aged 2 years)
Birth of a brotherElmer Christian Sandness
December 26, 1915 (aged 3 years)
Census January 9, 1920 (aged 7 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
Death of a fatherKristian Gerhard Pederson
December 26, 1950 (aged 38 years)
Burial of a fatherKristian Gerhard Pederson
after December 26, 1950 (aged 38 years)
Death of a motherOline Andrine Sivertsdotter
September 23, 1967 (aged 55 years)
Burial of a motherOline Andrine Sivertsdotter
after September 23, 1967 (aged 55 years)
Death of a brotherSigvart Christian Sandness
December 4, 1985 (aged 73 years)
Burial of a brotherSigvart Christian Sandness
after December 4, 1985 (aged 73 years)
Note: High Prairie Cemetery
Death of a brotherPalmer Benjamin Sandness
September 23, 1987 (aged 75 years)
Burial of a brotherPalmer Benjamin Sandness
after September 23, 1987 (aged 75 years)
Death of a brotherConrad P. Sandness
February 11, 1994 (aged 81 years)
Burial of a brotherConrad P. Sandness
after February 11, 1994 (aged 81 years)
Note: Saint Thomas Cemetery
Death of a sisterClara Olivia Sandness
November 11, 1994 (aged 82 years)
Burial of a sisterClara Olivia Sandness
November 14, 1994 (aged 82 years)
Note: Litchville Cemetery
Death of a brotherAlfred O. Sandness
February 2, 1998 (aged 85 years)
Burial of a brotherAlfred O. Sandness
1998 (aged 85 years)
Note: Saint Thomas Cemetery
Death of a brotherMelvin Ragnvald Sandness
June 16, 1999 (aged 86 years)
Burial of a brotherMelvin Ragnvald Sandness
June 22, 1999 (aged 86 years)
Note: Litchville Cemetery
Death of a sisterAstrid Christine Esther Sandness
January 22, 2005 (aged 92 years)
Burial of a sisterAstrid Christine Esther Sandness
January 25, 2005 (aged 92 years)
Note: Riverside Cemetery
Death November 25, 2005 (aged 93 years)
Burial November 2005 (aged 93 years)
Note: Litchville Cemetery
CensusView

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
Burial

Litchville Cemetery

Note

ALVIN J. SANDNESS

The funeral service for Alvin Sandness, 93, Valley City, N.D. was at 10:30 a.m. Friday, November 25, 2005 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Valley City. Burial will be in the Litchville Cemetery, Litchville, N.D. He died Tuesday, November 22, 2005 at his home under the care of his family and Hospice of the Red River Valley.

Visitation was on Thursday, November 24, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Oliver-Nathan Funeral Chapel, Valley City and continued an hour prior to services in the church.

Alvin Johannes Sandness was born near Litchville, North Dakota on August 5,1912. He was the son of Christian and Oline (Londahl) Sandness. Alvin attended Rosebud Township School in rural Litchville.

He married Inga Gjerding in 1936. He farmed near Marion, North Dakota for a time before moving to Fargo, North Dakota in the mid 1940's where he worked at Armour Packaging Plant. After working there for 2 years, he returned to farming. Alvin put his farm into soil bank and moved to Valley City.

On September 15, 1972, he was united in marriage to Charlotte Myers in Webster, South Dakota. They made their home in Valley City. Alvin worked as a carpenter at Maryvale Convent during construction. Upon construction completion, he stayed on as their custodian and maintenance man.

He was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Valley City. His favorite hobby was gardening. He planted vegetables, flowers and trees.

Alvin is survived by his wife, Charlotte, of Valley City; children: Alvin Sandness, Jr. of Marion, N.D.; Beverly (Robert) Krieger of Freemont, California; Milo Sandness of Jamestown, N.D.; Tammy (Steve) Edland of McHenry, N.D. and Heidi Sandness of Valley City. Also surviving are step-children: Linda Hendrickson of Valley City; Annette Zaun of Valley City; LeEtta (Andy) Korop of Albany, Oregon and Carol (Phillip) Mortenson of Richfield, Minnesota; 13 grandchildren; 6 step-grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren; 5 step-great grandchildren and a brother, Elmer (Evelyn) of Jamestown, N.D.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sons: Mitchell W. Sandness and Curtis L. Sandness; 2 sisters and 5 brothers.

Funeral arrangements are by Oliver-Nathan Funeral Chapel, Valley City.

Published in The Litchville Bulletin, Litchville, ND, November 2005.

Alvin Johannes Sandness has 13 first cousins recorded