peter dregseth

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peter dregseth - Pioneer at Baltic, 90 Today, Keeps House for...
Pioneer at Baltic, 90 Today, Keeps House for Self and Son Baltic, S. D., Dec. 6 Peter Dregseth, of Baltic, who is observing observing his 90th birthday today, probably probably could give a few pointers on how to grow without aging. He not only keeps house for himself but also for his son, Robert, who is employed in Baltic. Nonagenarian Dregseth does the work, cooks, cleans, washes clothes, and also irons. His faculties are keen, and although he has been blind in one eye all of his life, his vision is excellent and he is able to read without glasses, enjoying enjoying especially his American and Norwegian newspapers. A walk downtown Is a dajjy event with him when he does the dally shopping and visits with old friends. Mr. Dregseth was born In Stor-dahl, Stor-dahl, Stor-dahl, Norway December 6, 1860 and came to Baltic In 1884, settling on a farm In Burk township. In 1893 the family moved to town. In 1885 he married Beret Floren of Baltic. Her death occurred in 1946, shortly after the couple celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.' They had seven sons and one daughter, two of whom are deceased. deceased. Four sons reside in Baltic: y 4' - . 'M Peter Dregseth Clarence, Alfred, Robert, and Gilmer. Gilmer. Another son, Edwin, lives in Nevis, Minn.

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  1. Argus-Leader,
  2. 06 Dec 1950, Wed,
  3. Page 12

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