Slidre Evangelical Lutheran Church and Cemetery

Slidre Evangelical Lutheran Church and Cemetery (HM2SV)

Location: Marshfield, WI 54449 Wood County
Country: United States of America

N 44° 36.666', W 90° 4.752'

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Slidre Evangelical Lutheran Church and Cemetery

On January 13, 1906, forefathers from Norway established the church. The first pastor to serve was Reverend J.C. Hougum.

The church building was constructed in 1907 by Jorger Erickson, Knute Evenson, Ole Gunderson, Knute Jonsrud, Ole Jorstad, Christ Kolstad, Tom Knutson, Emil Larson, Knute Moen, Tollef Moen, Andrew Snortheim, Gilbert Swenson, and Ole Viste on land donated by Mr. & Mrs. Ole Gunderson. The ladies helped raise funds for the church by holding lutefisk dinners, sewing aprons, and so forth.

Slidre Lutheran congregation continued until 1947. Reverend A.E. Norson served as their last pastor.

The church building was sold to Trinity Lutheran Church of Marshfield on October 16, 1952 and was then moved to East Fourth Street.

The cemetery has been maintained by family members.

Slidre Lutheran
Founded in faith
Consecrated in Christ
Lives on in legacy

Dedicated 2004
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HM NumberHM2SV
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Year Placed2004
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 2:58pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 731757 N 4943900
Decimal Degrees44.61110000, -90.07920000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 36.666', W 90° 4.752'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 36' 39.96" N, 90° 4' 45.12" W
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Area Code(s)715
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10000-10098 Day Rd, Marshfield WI 54449, US
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