THRONDSON, Aden Richard


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GRAVES, Faye Edith

THRONDSON, Aden Richard

  • Born: 9 Jun 1899, Rock Dell Township, Olmsted co., Minnesota
  • Marriage: GRAVES, Faye Edith on 6 Sep 1921 in Hayfield twp., Dodge co., Minnesota 1
  • Died: 20 Jun 1986, Rochester, Olmsted co., Minnesota at age 87
  • Buried: 23 Jun 1986, Fairview Cemetery, Hayfield, Dodge co., Minnesota 2

bullet  General Notes:

Obituary of Aden Throndson (from Warren Throndson)

Rites scheduled Monday for Aden R. Throndson Services for Aden R. Throndson of Hayfield will be 2 p.m. Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hayfield, with the Revs. Myrwood Bagne and James Amundson co-officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery here.

Mr. Throndson, 87, died Friday at Olmsted Community Hospital in Rochester where he had been a patient for one day.  He was born June 9, 1899, in Rock Dell Township, Olmsted County. He grew up in the Hayfield area, graduating from Hayfield High School in 1918. On Sept. 6, 1921, he married Faye Graves in Hayfield. The couple farmed in rural Hayfield until 1958, when they retired from farming and he went into the trucking business. He retired from that 21 years ago.

Mr. Throndson was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Hayfield and a former deacon adn church board member there. He was a substitute mail carrier in the Hayfield area for 50 years, was a 4--H leader for 10 years, and a past-member of the Farmer's Coop Oil Board and other farm organizations. He currently belonged to the Hayfield Senior Citizens. Survivors include his wife; a son, Warren of Rochester; two daughters, Mrs. Gene (Maxine) Unger of Dodge Center and Mrs.Donald (Mary Ann) Shawback of Franklin, Tenn.; 14 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, and two siters, Mrs. Gordon (Clara) Grimes of Minneapolis and Mrs. William (Myrtle) Shurson of Mankato. Two brothers preceded him in death.

Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. to noon Monday at Cole-Gust Funeral Home in Hayfield and one hour before the service at the church.


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Religion: Trinity Lutheran Church, Hayfield, Dodge co., MN. 1

residence, Jul 1948, Blooming Prairie, Steele co., Minnesota. 3

residence, 1961, Hayfield, Dodge co., Minnesota. 4


Aden married Faye Edith GRAVES, daughter of Eugene Austin GRAVES and Emma Jane FOX, on 6 Sep 1921 in Hayfield twp., Dodge co., Minnesota.1 (Faye Edith GRAVES was born on 13 Aug 1902 in Peoria, Peoria co., Illinois,5 died on 9 Nov 1987 in Hayfield, Dodge co., Minnesota 5 and was buried on 12 Nov 1987 in Fairview Cemetery, Hayfield, Dodge co., Minnesota 5.)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

Wedding Announcement (from Warren Throndson)

MATRIMONIAL Graves-Throndson

Miss Faye Edith Graves, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Graves, and Mr. Aden Throndson were united in marriage Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 6th, at the house of the brides' parents.  Rev. Sherman W. Arends reading the wedding service. The bride wore a gown of Harding blue Persian weave silk and carried a bouquet of tea roses. She was attended by Miss Myrtle Throndson and the groom was attended by Mr. Wilbur Graves. Miss Frieda Kording played the wedding march.

The rooms were beautifully and artistically decorated in a color scheme of yellow and white. Immediately after the ceremony a luncheon was served to the guests. Both the young people are graduates of the Hayfield high school and have a host of friends who will extend best wishes for a prosperous married life. They left by automobile for a short trip through the northern part of the state and will be at home to their friends at Hayfield after October first.




1 Obituary of Aden R. Throndson (Rochester Post-Bulletin, June 21, 1986).

2 Funeral Leaflet for Aden R. Throndson.

3 Obituary of Lillie Fox Strayer.

4 Obituary of Wilbur Graves (Unknown Newspaper, Dodge co., Minnesota).

5 Obituary of Faye Graves Throndson.

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