The Great 2011 Tre Lag Stevne Storytelling Adventure 

Thanks to All Who Participated!

 The mechanics:

 

The Stories Submitted

 

Roland Krogstad: Growing Up On A Farm During the Great Depression
Elaine Helgeson Hasleton: Finding New Relatives While on a Quest to Find a Missing Family Photo
Shirley Sundgren Braswell: A Grandma Memory
Becky Olson Johnson: From Indifference to Obsession
Delores Cleveland's story about Harold's unusual choice of place to recite the Norwegian table prayer  
Trudy DeKeuster: My maternal grandmother, Amanda Stordahl Mollan, 1901-1976  
Elaine Domier: The Wheat King!  
Kenneth Domier: My Sjølie Ancestors  
Richard E. Erickson's Biographical Notes on Bess Erickson and other Erickson's (written by daughter, Inga E. Brown, copied by cousin, Ida T. Erickson, organized and submitted by Richard E. Erickson    

Richard E. Erickson's submission of a Letter to Byron Klemmetson From Ida (Haugom) Erickson

 

   
Les Evjen: Marit Evjen's Silver Medal Comes to America  
Chris Falteisek: The Syverson Brothers from Tøfthaugen, Folldal, Norway  
Chris Falteisek: "Eric" Eirik Syverson Steien from Tøfthaugen, Folldal, Norway  
Chris Falteisek: article about Chris written by Greg Lauser of the Presscott Journal: Reunions Abound for Local Genealogist  
Chris Falteisek: article about Chris written by Arild Alander and published in the Arbeidets Rett newspaper: Chris Falteisek from Wisconsin has ancestors from Folldal and is a skilled genealogist. Now he has been visiting Norway and the home parish of his ancestors.  
Jan Floeter: Auntie Anna's Suitcase  
 

Wynn Braswell Glass: 100  Years to the Day

 

   
Dixie Hansen: The Red Chair  
Bud Helstad's Story About Passing Pride in Norwegian Hertitage to his Great Grandsons  
Johanna Hocker: He Drinks Daily, He has to be an Alcoholic!  
C. Marvin Lang: What's So Important About a Name?  
Mark Mortenson: The Lost Lefse Recipe of Marit Nilsdatter  
Dave Moxness submitted a story by George F. Kennan about the character of his Norwegian relatives.  
Keith Olmanson's story about his Great Granfather (Berndt Olmans) and the Civil War Battle of Missionary Ridge, TN.  
Sonja Olmanson: Crossing Norway -Alone!  
Darrell Ophaug: Faithful to Homeland  
Rohl Peterson's account of unlocking the key to the family of his Great Uncle, Isaac Anderson
 
   
Jon Satrum: Limericks with a Norwegian Twist
 
   
Jon Satrum: An Evening at the Rose and Crown  
Jon Satrum: Glen Fishback  
Shirley Lokstad Schoenfeld's story about her Grandmother, Elen (Oliversdaughter Øitangen) Lokstad
Richard Scott's tribute to Lloyd "Snowball" Severud, who coached him as he aimed his skis down a 40-meter ski jump for the first time.  (Story submitted by Robert Fossum)  
Joy Shong: My Great Grandmother's Spinning Wheel  
Karen Sizemore's story about her relationship with her Norwegian Grandparents, Ralph and Beret Neumann
Jerry Wright's story about his Norwegian Vest  

 

 

Links to Lag Websites for information about the next adventure at Tre Lag Stevne 2012
Fargo, North Dakota - 1-4 August 2012
 

Trønderlag of America  www.tronderlag.org
Nord Hedmark og Hedemarken Lag  www.nhohlag.org
Gudbrandsdalslaget  www.gudbrandlag.org

 

updated on 7/11/11