Gulbrand Gulbrandson Dokken An Eden Township Pioneer Passes Away Gulbrand Gulbrandson Dokken was born in Jevenager, Hadelland, Norway, Norway, August 30th, 1833. in October, 18H0, he was married to Martha Larson Larson In Norway, in 18««, too them was born a son, G. U. Dokken, now County Treasurer of Lincoln County. In the Spring of 1S"0 the deceased came to America and located on the homestead in Lincoln County, and on the same place where he died. In 1871 his wife and infant son joined him in his new home and have since that time been with him in all the trials and pleasures of pioneer life. He was always active in church circles circles and had, by his thrift and ability, gained a goodly share of this world's goods, but was always found ready and willing to assist his pioneer neighbors in hours of adversity. He was always willing to give of his means for the promotion of charitable, charitable, school, or church work, and to him should be given credit to a great extent for some of the institutions for such purposes now in existence in this county. In 1877 the parents of the deceased came to this country and located on a claim adjoining, but both preceeded him into the great beyond. He died on the old homestead on March 30th, 1911, being at the date of his death 77 years and 7 months of age. He leaves a wife and one son to mourn his decease also three sisters, Mrs. Margarette Anderson, of Christiana, Christiana, Norway, Mrs. Mary Olson, of British Colombia, and Mrs. Thomas Hovey of Norway Township two sisters sisters having died years ago. A niece, Miss Marie Lunder, was vith him for many years and was as a daughter to him, and tenderly cared for him during during his last illness. The funeral was held from Trinity church, in Norway Township, on Saturday, Saturday, April tirst, and was conducted by the Reverend S. J. Nummedal, who preached a most touching sermon in which lie held up the deceased as an example for those who come after. The pall bearers were W. K. Siade, Ole Hokenstad, Ilans Christopherson, Andrew A. Marken, August Johnson, and Abraham Anderson, all pioneer friends of the deceased. The body was laid to rest in Trinity church cemetery, beside the bodies of his parents, there to await the general resurrection.