Monthly Archives: July 2012

Harvest Time on the Farm

Our cousin Carol mailed me several good photos for posting on this blog, taken while her father Bennie was an active part of the home farm operation in Fitch Coulee. This first photo has Bennie on the tractor seat and … Continue reading

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Fitch Coulee School Students

Among the photos Carol mailed me, there were two of Fitch Coulee School students. Very likely all ten Borreson siblings attended Fitch Coulee School, so there are likely more group photos like these two. I think I have one including my father Garven. … Continue reading

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Bennie and Mavis’s Wedding

Bennie Borreson, the fifth child of Emil and Gina, was married to Mavis Nelson, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Oluf Nelson of Pigeon Falls, on Friday, May 25, 1951, in Hayward, Wisconsin. The presiding minister was Bennie’s brother, The Rev. … Continue reading

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Sidney and Irene’s Wedding

The marriage of Sidney Borreson, Emil and Gina’s youngest, to Irene Stensby, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Odell Stensby of Larkin Valley (near Blair), took place Saturday, September 30, 1950 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Whitehall, Wisconsin. The Rev. O. G. … Continue reading

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Fitch Coulee School Photo

Wishing I had a good photo of the Fitch Coulee School didn’t get me one, so here comes Plan B, or maybe C. The photo below is taken from a corner of one with Grandfather Emil Borreson chopping wood on a … Continue reading

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