FRAM Lodge No. 13

Eureka, California

The Lodge mourns the passing of its Members.

Bernt Jensen

     Born:  3 Oct 1881, Flekkefjord, Vest-Agder, Norway

     Died:  10 Oct 1956, Eureka, Humboldt Co., California     Age 75

California Death Records:  Father's surname = Staalesen.

1940 US Census: Age 57, Single; naturalized citizen; living alone in rented home (unnamed street next to Vance Ave.), Eureka; he was living in Eureka in 1935; Bernt's occupation was "clean up man/planing mill".

1942 WW II Draft Registration: Age 61, born Flekkefjord, Norway; address of 1603 Pine St., Eureka, Calif.; contact person = Wm. Carlson, 423 2nd St, Eureka, Calif.; Employer = Hammond Redwood Co., Samoa, Humboldt Co.; Height 5' 11", 178 lbs, blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion.


Obituary:  Humboldt Standard (Eureka, CA), Wed., 10 Oct 1856, p. 29, col. 6:

   Bernt Jensen, 75 years of age, of 1603 Pine street, died early Wednesday morning at a local hospital.  He was born October 3, 1881 in Flekkefjord, Norway and came to the U.S. 53 years ago.  He was employed in a lumber mill and was a member of the Sons of Norway Lodge, Eureka.

   Funeral services will be held Friday zt 1:30 p.m. at the  Pierce Mortuary.


Obituary Humboldt Standard (Eureka, CA), Thurs., 11 Oct. 1856, p. 36, col. 7:


   Funeral services for Bernt Jensen will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m. at the Pierce mortuary.  Interment Ocean View cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Eugene Gillis, Elxe Gillis, Norman Tonneson, John Svensen, Elmer Halseko and Gunner Gimle.






1881   ---   1956





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