EDWARD M. WOLD

B. November 21, 1905 in Illinois
D. January 9, 1972 (last residence: Waukegan, Lake County, IL)
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  • Father: John Evansen Wold born March 22, 1875 in Norway, son of Even Matiasen and Syrine Olsen; immigrated to U.S. on August 15, 1891; naturalized on September 13, 1918; married (1) Hilda F. Olsen (1872-1926) on May 8, 1905 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; married (2) Hulda Carlson (1872-1949) on May 28, 1930 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; John died February 1952 in Cook County, IL; According to the Chicago Tribune (Chicago IL) Friday, September 2, 1949, page 30:

WOLD-Hulda Carlson Wold, nee Olson, beloved wife of John Wold, and the late Eric Carlson, devoted mother of Ted and Roy Carlson, and stepmother of Edward, and Carl Wold, and Mrs. Julia Slee, sister of Linnea Hanson, Ander Olson, in Sweden, and the late Elizabeth Shellberg, and Minnie Seaquist.  Services Saturday, 2 p.m., at funeral home, 318 E. 71st street.  Interment Oak Hill.  Member of Ragnhild lodge No. 6, L.I.O.V., and Nora lodge No. 8, L.I.O.S.”

According to the Chicago Daily News, Monday, February 18, 1952, page 25:

“WOLD – John E. Wold, devoted father of Edward, Carl Wold and Julia Slee, grandfather of five grandchildren.  Services Tuesday, 2 p. m. at funeral home.  318 E 71st st.  Interment Oakhill.”

  • Mother: Hilda F. (Olsen) Wold born January 5, 1871 in Troudon, Norway, daughter of Hans Olsen and Christine (Johnson) Olsen; married John E. Wold on May 8, 1905 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; Hilda died July 8, 1926 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; According to the Daily News (Chicago, IL) Friday, July 9, 1926, page 33:

“WOLD – Hilda Wold, July 8, beloved wife of John Wold, dear mother of Stanley, Harry, Edward, Arnold, Carl and Julia.  Funeral from chapel, 3042 Armitage av., Saturday at 2 p. m.  Interment Montrose.”

  • Wife: Bernice C. (Frederickson) Wold born August 15, 1909 in Illinois daughter of Edward Robert Fredrickson (1881-1962) and Emma C. (Wenk) Frederickson; married Edward M. Wold on February 23, 1935 in Cook County, IL (See section pertaining to Bernice C. (Frederickson) Wold buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
  • Children:
    1. David Evans Wold born January 17, 1936 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; veteran enlistment November 15, 1954, released September 14, 1958; married Lenore; last residence in Libertyville, Lake County, IL; David died March 29, 2001; buried in Lakeside Cemetery, Libertyville, Lake County, IL According to the Chicago Tribune (Chicago IL) Friday, March 30, 2001, page 223:

“WOLD – David E. Wold, 65, of Libertyville, beloved husband of Lenore; loving father of Sharon (Anthony) Price and Steven (Anjanette) Wold; devoted grandfather of Samantha Price; and dear brother of Donna Henning.  Member of Libertyville Lions Club, Men’s Golf League and National Guild of Hypnotist.  Service 3 p.m. Saturday, March 31 at Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, 120 W. Park Ave. (Route 176) Libertyville.  Visitation from noon until time of Service on Saturday.  Info, 847-362-3009”

  1. Donna (Wold) Henning born February 20, 1941 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; Donna died June 5, 2011 in Pleasant Prairie, Kenosha County, WI, ; According to the Strang Funeral Home of Antioch obituaries:

“DONNA J. HENNING – (February 20, 1941 – June 5, 2011) Donna J. Henning, 70 years old of Antioch, IL passed away Sunday June 5, 2011 at Hospice Alliance Hospice House, Pleasant Prairie, WI.  She was born February 20, 1941 in Chicago, the daughter of the late Edward and Bernice Wold.  She lived most of her life in Round Lake, IL, settling in Antioch just a few years ago.  Survivors include three children, Daniel Henning of Antioch, Victoria Sanchez of Round Lake Park, IL and Michael Henning of Wisconsin; and two grandchildren, Anthony and Vanissa Sanchez.  In addition to her parents, Donna was preceded in death by a brother, David Wold.  Funeral services and interment were private.  In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make contributions to a family memorial.  INFO 847-395-4000.  Please sign the online guest book for Donna at www.strangfh.com

  • Siblings (Children of John Wold and Hilda (Olsen) Wold):
    • Arnold Wold born July 31, 1908 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; Arnold died July 7, 1929 in Bremen, Cook County, IL; single, occupation: bindery
    • Carl Rudolph Wold born November 14, 1910 in Illinois; Army Veteran, Private; last residence in Chicago, Cook County, IL; Carl died May 14, 1974; buried in Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, IL
    • Julia Helen (Wold) Slee born October 4, 1915 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; married Edward J. Slee; last residnec in Alsip, Cook County, IL; Julia died July 29, 2007; According to the Chicago Tribune (Chicago IL) Wednesday, August 1, 2007, page 2-13:

“SLEE, JULIA H. – Julia H. Slee, nee Wold, beloved wife of the late Edward J.’ loving mother of Edward (Georgeen), Don and Linda (Vincent) Poggi; dear grandmother of 11; great-grandmother fo 24.  Resting at Beverly Ridge Funeral Home, 10415 S. Kedzie Ave., where services will be held Friday, 11 a.m.  Interment private.  Visitation Thursday, 3 to 9 p.m. 773-779-4411.”

  • Step-Siblings (Children of John Wold and Hulda (Carlson) Wold:
    • Maud Johnson born about 1901 in Michigan
    • Stanley A. Johnson born about 1898 in Illinois
    • Harry Johnson born about 1902 in Illinois

Additional Information:

According to the 1910 U.S. Census for Chicago City, Cook County, IL living at 1287 Clybourne Ave., the household members were: John Wold, head, age 35, married once, married 5 years, born in Norway, parents born in Norway, immigrated in 1892, occupation: railroader – railroad; Hilda Wold, wife, age 39, married twice, married 5 years, 5 children born, 5 children living, born in Norway, parents born in Norway, immigrated in 1888; Edward Wold, son, age 15 (sic 5), single, born in Michigan (sic Illinois); Arnold Wold, son, age 13 (sic 3), single, born in Illinois; Maud Johnson, step daughter, age 9, single, born in Michigan; Stanley Johnson, step son, age 4, single, born in Illinois; Harry Johnson, step son, age 1 4/12, single, born in Illinois.

According to the 1920 U.S. Census for City of Chicago, Cook County, IL living at 3650 Albany Ave., the household members were: John Wold, head, age 44, married, immigrated in 1891, naturalized in 1918, born in Norway, parents born in Norway, occupation: boiler maker – boiler shop; Hilda Wold, wife, age 49, married, immigrated in 1889, naturalized in 1905, born in Norway, parents born in Norway; Edward Wold, son, age 14, single, born in Illinois; Arnold Wold, son, age 11, single, born in Illinois; Carl Wold, son, age 9, single, born in Illinois; Julia Wold, daughter, age 4, single, born in Illinois; Stanley Johnson, step-son, age 22, single, born in Illlinois, father born in Sweden, mother born in Norway, occupation: Schauffeur (sic) – express; Harry Johnson, step-son, age 18, single, born in Illinois, father born in Sweden, mother born in Norway, occupation: assembler – machine.

According to the 1930 U.S. Census for Fort Sheridan Military Reservation, Fort Sheridan, Deerfield Township, Lake County, IL: Edward W. Wold, soldier; age 24, single, born in Illinois, parents born in Norway, occupation: Soldier – U.S. Army

According to the 1940 U.S. Census for Chicago City, Cook County, IL, living 4025 N. Drake Ave., the household members were: Edward Wold, head, age 29, married, highest grade completed: H2, born in Illinois, lived in same house in 1935, occupation: packer – novelties; Bernice Wold, wife, age 29, married, highest grade completed: H2, born in Illinois, lived in same house in 1935; David Wold, son, age 4, single, born in Illinois.

According to the U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947:

“Name: Edward M. Wold; Address: 4025 N. Drake Ave. Chicago, Cook, Ill.; Telephone: No phone: Age in Years: 34; Date of Birth: Nov. 21, 1905; Place of Birth: Chicago, Ill.; Country of Citizenship: U.S.A.; Name of Person who will always know your Address: Mrs. Bernice Wold, Wife, 4025 N. Drake Ave. Chicago, Cook, Ill.’ Employee’s Name: Mills Novelty Co.; Place of Employment: 4100 Fullerton Ave. Chicago, Cook, Ill.; Height: 5′ 8″; Weight: 160; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Brown; Complexion: Light; Signed: Oct. 16, 1940.”

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