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Ingeniør Hugo Kolstad emigrerte til Amerika 6.4.1905.
Bodde i St. Paul, Minnesota og var jernbaneingeniør i Great Northern Railways fra 1907.
Gift 12.april 1912 i St Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota med Dora Emily Domos (22.5.1892 i Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota- 2.8.1973 i Ramsey, Minnesota ), datter av Thomas G. Domos (nov.1853 i Dombås -3.1.1940 i Dombås, Norge) og Carrie Endrestad (7.7.1860 i Sel, Gudbrandsdal - april 1938 i Minneapolis).
Barn: Goodwin Kolstad (15.9.1913 - 8.6.1991 i Minneapolis), Roald Edgar Kolstad (3.6.1920 i St.Paul, Minnesota- 16.7.2013).
Hugo Kolstad, from Christiania, was with the Great Northern Railways in St. Paul since 1907, he spesialized of late in bridge jobs.
Obituary sønnen Roald Edgar;
Roald Edgar Kolstad Birth 3 Jun 1920 Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA Death 16 Jul 2013 (aged 93) Burnsville, Dakota County, Minnesota, USA Burial Fort Snelling National Cemetery Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA Plot SECTION 28 SITE 1996 Memorial ID 138795796 · View Source
Kolstad, Roald Edgar "Ed" Age 93, passed away peacefully at "The Lodge of Burnsville" Hospice Center on July 16th, 2013. Survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Liz; his nieces and nephews; and many friends. Born June 3rd, 1920 in St. Paul, to Hugo and Dora Kolstad. Graduated from St. Paul Central H.S. in 1938. Completed two years of engineering at the U of M before entering US Naval Academy, Annapolis, graduating in 1943. Served aboard USS Chester during WWII. He then applied for Navy pilot training and became an F-8F fighter pilot, with a rank of Lieutenant USN. Returned to the U of M, graduating in 1949. Worked in the engineering dept. of 3M, retiring in 1972. Ed was an Eagle Scout. He and Liz were downhill skiers, ice skaters, roller skaters, ballroom dancers and golfers. Ed will be especially remembered for his poetry recitation, as a talented craftsman and artisan, but most of all he was a kind and gentle man. During his last years he was like a battleship that might be going down, but every flag was flying and the band playing. He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Goodwin. Burial will be held in private at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Memorials may be sent to the State Services for the Blind. Thanks to the staff at The Lodge on Summit Oaks for their help and support. J.S. Klecatsky & Sons Funeral Home Eagan 651-454-9488
Published on July 18, 2013 StarTribune
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