An^on Ofstad ; . '^v- Anton Ofstad, 97, long time resident resident of the Norway and Scaridia- communities died Tuesday evening evening November. 20 at the Republic County hospital in Belleville, Kan. Mr. Ofstad was born in Trand- heim, Norway on October 26, 1864, son of Theodore and Aima Peter- son. He came to America in 1889 the age of 24 and became a 1907. He resided for a while with his sister and her husband, the Everet Bakker's, at Yuma, Kan. Later he lived in and around the Norway, ... ..v«.... «..u ..«u.. Jamestown and Scandia area. Onlof I-'ebruary 18, 1914 he married Gina Olsen at Norway. Mrs. Ofstad passed away in March of 1943. He was an active member of the Norway Lutheran church for many years. He is survived by two daughters, daughters, Mrs. Wilmer, (Violet) Pruett of Atchison and Mrs. Ernest (Ellen) (Ellen) Schaeffer, aKnsas City, Mo., 10 grandchildren and three great- grandchiidren. Funeral services were held at Our Savior's Lutheran church in Norway on November 23, 1862 at 2 p.m. Interment was in the Norway cemetery.