Ole and Mari Finnestad's great grandson, Elmer Seward Sanderson was born to Ellen Marie (Vallem) and Seward Sanderson on September 1, 1898 in DeKalb county, Illinois (most likely Milan township).
Elmer married Evelyn Zada Anderson in 1924 or 1925. Evelyn was born in 1904 and died in 1992.
Elmer passed away in June 1979 in DeKalb, Illinois and is buried at the Fairview cemetery. Here is the headstone for Evelyn and Elmer.
Here is a closeup of Evelyn's inscription.
Here is a closeup of Elmer's transcription.
Elmer's grandparents were Rachel (Finnestad) and Lewis P Vallem