Spring Valley Sun, June 29, 1911
Carl Haagenson died at his home in Spring Lake Sunday, June 18 after a 3 week illness of chronic nephritis, followed by chronic cystitis. The funeral was held in the Lutheran church at Spring Lake the following Tuesday conducted by Rev. Moen and the remains were laid to rest in the Spring Lake Cemetery.
He was born in Osterdalen, Norway, December 31, 1835.
October 4, 1870, he married Sirianna Straalsjoe, coming to this country June 15, 1871, where they have resided on their farm in Spring Lake ever since. To them was born 6 children, of whom 5 survive him - Hogen, Anton, Chris, Inga, and Clara; all were present at the funeral.
Besides the immediate family, he leaves one brother and two sisters (in the old country) and one brother, the youngest, living here. He leaves many distant relatives and a lot of friends.
Contributed by Joe Waddell