Knud Christian Nelson and Anna Marie Leistad -- 64 years
Knud Christian Nelson and Anna Marie Leistad -- 64 years.
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Knud Christian Nielsen was born in Klodskov on the southern Danish island of Falster. Anna’s mother was a Danish immigrant who had married a Norwegian immigrant. They were married in the Elk Horn Lutheran Church in 1912. Anna was a housewife and popular Sunday School teacher. Knud farmed and had the local dairy route. He was also an artist. They had three daughters: Sylvia, Hilda and Edna.