Theodore Kittelson

Theodore Kittelson was born June 17, 1882, in Spring Grove, Minnesota.  He was brought up in the Lutheran faith.  Theodore came to Binford, North Dakota, in 1904 where he worked for Greenland and Pritz, dealers in farm machinery.  One occupation at that time was assembling and putting up windmills.  He married Marie Rorvig in 1908.  The couple moved to Cooperstown in 1912 where Mr. Kittelson went into partnership with Greenland and Lunde Company where he was a cattle buyer and dealer of farm implements and automobiles.  During these years he played in the local band, served as a volunteer fireman and for many years was on the city council.  He was a member of the Lutheran Church, Masonic Lodge, K of P Lodge and Sons of Norway.  Mr. Kittelson passed away in 1944.  Mrs. Kittelson resides in the family home in Cooperstown.  They have one daughter, Madeline, now Mrs. Elwood Lund of Shelly, Minnesota.

There was also a son who died in infancy.

Source: Griggs County History 1879 - 1976 Page 70

 
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