Bjarne Kaurin Bentsen, 19061986 (aged 79 years)

Birth August 26, 1906 25 28
Death of a maternal grandfatherSivert Knudsen
December 10, 1907 (aged 1 year)
Burial of a maternal grandfatherSivert Knudsen
May 2, 1908 (aged 1 year)
Birth of a sisterSigne Eline Bentsen
May 13, 1908 (aged 1 year)
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Birth of a sisterJennie Wilhelmina Bentsen
June 12, 1916 (aged 9 years)
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Death of a paternal grandmotherKaren Marie Johansdatter
November 14, 1916 (aged 10 years)

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Birth of a brotherOtto Sigurd Bentsen
November 16, 1918 (aged 12 years)
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Death of a paternal grandfatherLorenz Nikolai Möller Andersen
April 25, 1919 (aged 12 years)

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Residence June 2, 1928 (aged 21 years)
Birth of a daughterJoyce Beverly Bentsen
April 8, 1929 (aged 22 years)
Baptism of a daughterJoyce Beverly Bentsen
August 11, 1929 (aged 22 years)
Occupation
an electrician for the iron mines
1930 (aged 23 years)
Birth of a sonRonald Duane Bentsen
January 14, 1931 (aged 24 years)
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Residence 1938 (aged 31 years)
Occupation
a police officer
1940 (aged 33 years)
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Residence 1940 (aged 33 years)
Residence 1948 (aged 41 years)
MarriageEvelyn View this family
September 1960 (aged 54 years)
Occupation
the owner/operator of the Interstate Electical Co.
1960 (aged 53 years)
Anecdote October 1965 (aged 59 years)

Note: Bjarne gave up ownership of Interstate Electric and purchased a smaller home.
Death of a motherSofie Marie Sivertsen
January 19, 1966 (aged 59 years)
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Burial of a motherSofie Marie Sivertsen
January 24, 1966 (aged 59 years)
Death of a fatherOle Jørgen Bentsen
August 26, 1976 (aged 70 years)
Burial of a fatherOle Jørgen Bentsen
August 30, 1976 (aged 70 years)
Death of a wifeMartha Louise Mattila
August 26, 1977 (aged 71 years)
Burial of a wifeMartha Louise Mattila
August 29, 1977 (aged 71 years)
Death of a sisterRiborg Marie Hansene Bentsen
May 14, 1984 (aged 77 years)
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Burial of a sisterRiborg Marie Hansene Bentsen
May 18, 1984 (aged 77 years)
Anecdote 1986 (aged 79 years)

Note: He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, the National Electrical Contractors Association, the Rushmore Masonic Lodge, the Naja Air Patrol, and the National Rifle Association.
Death February 13, 1986 (aged 79 years)
Anecdote February 15, 1986 (2 days after death)

Note: His cemetery marker reads "Loving Bapa, Grower of Trees".
Burial February 15, 1986 (2 days after death)
Note: He was buried with Masonic rites. Ron Bentsen, Tony Hjelmstad, Matt McGrath, and Earl Reed served as pallbearers along with two non-family members, Dan Tadlock and Floyd Rasmus.
Probate May 26, 1987 (1 year after death)
Family with parents
father
Sofie M and Ole J Bentsen
18801976
Birth: September 6, 1880 26 29Svinøya, Bø Municipality, Vesterålen District, Nordland, Norway
Death: August 26, 1976Sheridan Memorial Hospital, Plentywood, Montana
mother
Sofie M and Ole J Bentsen
18781966
Birth: July 3, 1878 34 37Valfjord, Nordland, Norway
Death: January 19, 1966Sheridan Memorial Hospital, Plentywood, Sheridan County, Montana
Marriage
Marriage: April 3, 1904Hadsel Church, Stokmarknes, Nordland, Norway
5 months
elder sister
Riborg M Bedwell
19041984
Birth: September 11, 1904 24 26Stokmarknes, Norway
Death: May 14, 1984Sheridan Memorial Hospital, Plentywood, Sheridan County, Montana
2 years
himself
19061986
Birth: August 26, 1906 25 28Lake Park, Becker County, Minnesota
Death: February 13, 1986Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota
21 months
younger sister
Signe Fleming
19081989
Birth: May 13, 1908 27 29the sod house, between Froid and Homestead, Valley County, Montana
Death: December 4, 1989Sheridan Memorial Hospital, Plentywood, Montana
8 years
younger sister
19161989
Birth: June 12, 1916 35 37the homestead southeast of Redstone, Sheridan County, Montana
Death: December 30, 1989Seeley Lake, Missoula County, Montana
3 years
younger brother
19182013
Birth: November 16, 1918 38 40the homestead southeast of Redstone, Sheridan County, Montana
Death: January 16, 2013Highgate Assisted Living, Great Falls, Montana
Family with Martha Louise Mattila
himself
19061986
Birth: August 26, 1906 25 28Lake Park, Becker County, Minnesota
Death: February 13, 1986Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota
ex-wife
Martha L. Bentsen
19061977
Birth: November 27, 1906 28 27Hibbing, St. Louis County, Minnesota
Death: August 26, 1977Natrona County Memorial Hospital, Casper, Natrona County, Wyoming
daughter
Joyce B. Reed (2)
19292000
Birth: April 8, 1929 22 22Sheridan Memorial Hospital, Plentywood, Sheridan County, Montana
Death: July 3, 2000Casper, Natrona County, Wyoming
22 months
son
19312016
Birth: January 14, 1931 24 24Hibbing, St. Louis County, Minnesota
Death: January 15, 2016Rockdale Medical Center, Conyers, Rockdale County, Georgia
daughter
Private
Family with Evelyn
himself
19061986
Birth: August 26, 1906 25 28Lake Park, Becker County, Minnesota
Death: February 13, 1986Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota
wife
19182000
Birth: April 30, 1918
Death: May 18, 2000
Marriage
Marriage: September 1960Denver, Colorado
Clifford Nickerson + Evelyn
partner’s partner
19111997
Birth: November 1, 1911Moorhead, Iowa
Death: February 4, 1997Thornton, Adams County, Colorado
wife
19182000
Birth: April 30, 1918
Death: May 18, 2000
step-daughter
step-son
Private
step-daughter
Private
step-daughter
Private
BirthRapid City Journal: Barney K. Bentsen, Location: Rapid City, South Dakota, Page: page B2
BirthBjarne Bentsen birth record, Record Type: Birth Registration Card, Name Of Person: Bjarne Kaurin Bentsen, File Number: no. 00489
BirthSocial Security Death Index, Subject: Barney Bentsen, Series: database, File Number: no. 475-20-4545
BirthSheridan County (Montana) Marriages Book 2, Record Type: Marriage License and Certificate, Spouses' Names: Bentsen-Mattila, Manuscript Info: Page 493
BirthBarney K. Bentsen funeral card, Record Type: funeral card, Subject: Barney K. Bentsen
BirthJoyce Bentsen birth certificate, Record Type: Montana Standard Certificate of Birth, Name Of Person: Joyce Beverly Bentsen, File Number: Sheridan County 2328
ResidenceSheridan County (Montana) Marriages Book 2, Record Type: Marriage License and Certificate, Spouses' Names: Bentsen-Mattila, Manuscript Info: Page 493
OccupationBjarne Benson household, St. Louis Co., MN, 1930, Record Type: U.S. census, Household: Bjarne Benson household, Record Info: population schedule, Hibbing 13th pct., ED 69-128, SD 3, sheet 12A, dwelling 213, family 232, Film: micropublication series T626, roll 1128
ResidenceHibbing City Directory
OccupationBentsen-Sivertsen History 1800-1988
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ResidenceHibbing City Directory
ResidenceHibbing Daily Tribune: Mrs. Ada Mattila Dies at 66, Location: Hibbing, Minnesota
MarriageRapid City Journal: Barney K. Bentsen, Location: Rapid City, South Dakota, Page: page B2
OccupationRapid City Journal: Barney K. Bentsen, Location: Rapid City, South Dakota, Page: page B2
AnecdoteEvelyn Bentsen letter, Recipient: Reed, Joyce, Author Address: Rapid City, South Dakota
AnecdoteUnidentified newspaper: Auction: Complete Liquidation of Interstate Electric Co., Location: Rapid City, South Dakota
AnecdoteRapid City Journal: Barney K. Bentsen, Location: Rapid City, South Dakota, Page: page B2
NameMartha and Barney Bentsen divorce, Second Party: Barney K. Bentsen, Record Info: Decree of Divorce, August 5, 1960, Circuit Court of the Seventh Judicial Circuit of the State of South Dakota
DeathRapid City Journal: Barney K. Bentsen, Location: Rapid City, South Dakota, Page: page B2
DeathSocial Security Death Index, Subject: Barney Bentsen, Series: database, File Number: no. 475-20-4545
DeathBarney K. Bentsen funeral card, Record Type: funeral card, Subject: Barney K. Bentsen
AnecdoteMountain View Cemetery, Rapid City, South Dakota, Url: http://www.findagrave.com
BurialRapid City Journal: Barney K. Bentsen, Location: Rapid City, South Dakota, Page: page B2
BurialMountain View Cemetery, Rapid City, South Dakota, Url: http://www.findagrave.com
BurialBarney K. Bentsen funeral card, Record Type: funeral card, Subject: Barney K. Bentsen
ProbateIn the Matter of the Estate of Bjarne (Barney) Kaurin Bentsen, Deceased, Name Of Person: Bjarne Bentsen, Series: Probate Records, File Number: #87-198
Anecdote

Bjarne gave up ownership of Interstate Electric and purchased a smaller home.

Anecdote

He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, the National Electrical Contractors Association, the Rushmore Masonic Lodge, the Naja Air Patrol, and the National Rifle Association.

Anecdote

His cemetery marker reads "Loving Bapa, Grower of Trees".

Burial

He was buried with Masonic rites. Ron Bentsen, Tony Hjelmstad, Matt McGrath, and Earl Reed served as pallbearers along with two non-family members, Dan Tadlock and Floyd Rasmus.