3 March 1899–18 September 1985 (Age 86)
O'Neill, Holt, Nebraska, United States
When Bessie Sodersten was born on 3 March 1899, in O'Neill, Holt, Nebraska, United States, her father, Peter Magnus Södersten, was 41 and her mother, Harriet Eliza Smith, was 40. She lived in Clearwater, Antelope, Nebraska, United States in 1910 and Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1920. She died on 18 September 1985, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Glenwood, Cook, Illinois, United States.
Bess Sodersten was my Sunday School teacher when I was growing up in the 1940s. I loved and admired her and her kindness. I still treasure some of the sweet little gift books she gave me and other c …