THE GOLDEN ROLL


| November/December 1990



DANIEL T. SORENSON, 76, lifelong resident of Fisher, Minnesota died September 27, 1988. He was born near Fisher in 1911 on the family farm, in Minnesota's Red River Valley area.

He raised small grains, potatoes and sugar beets on his farm. He was always interested in steam power and from 1960 he owned and operated his own Minneapolis steam traction engine, powering his threshing machines and participating in many parades and other 'olde tyme' celebrations in the area.

He was an active member of the Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion at Rollag, Minnesota, and a founder of the East Grand Forks, Minnesota Heritage Foundation where he was also active as a steam engineer.

Surviving is a brother, Sam, and daughters Judy Myklejord and Beverly Sorenson.

Submitted by his son-in-law, Duane Myklejord, 711 S. Washington, Crookston, Minnesota 56716.

WALTER A. THOMAS passed away June 20, 1990. He was born July 29, 1911 at Trout Lake, Washington to the late Ephraim and Rozillah Stuart Thomas.