Acacia Park Cemetery, Mendota Heights

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Coordinates: 44°52′41″N 93°10′13″W / 44.878194°N 93.170199°W / 44.878194; -93.170199

Acacia Park Cemetery

Acacia Park Cemetery is located in Mendota Heights, Minnesota at 2151 Pilot Knob Road. Established in 1925, Acacia Park consists of 75 acres (300,000 m2) of land overlooking the confluence of the Minnesota and Mississippi Rivers. In addition, Dakota Indians had buried their dead on the same site prior to acquisition by European settlers.[1] Additional historical information along with a photo gallery and plat map may be found at the Acacia Park Cemetery website.

Notable burials[edit]

  • Allen, Claude Henry, b. April 4, 1899, d. November 25, 1974
  • Arnquist, Joseph N., b. February 2, 1969, d. October 22, 1991
  • Arnquist, Melissa Ann, b. July 29, 1976, d. July 30, 1976
  • Cudo, Michael F., b. November 29, 1952, d. November 9, 2010
  • Hansen, Mary, b. July 31, 1868, Denmark, d. February 24, 1954, d/o Mads and Ane Marie Eskildsen, wid/o Ross Hansen
  • Hansen, Ross, b. July 12, 1864, Denmark, d. February 2, 1944, s/o Hans and Mariane Nielsen, h/o Mary Hansen
  • Hilton, Clifford L. b. 1866 d. 1927 - State Attorney General
  • Holman, Charles, b. Dec 27, 1898, d. May 17, 1931 - Famous aviator
  • Honsa Marie, b. April 21, 1884, d. January 10, 1961, d/o Soren and Nettie Olriksen, wid/o Emil Honsa
  • Honsa, Emil, b. May 6, 1881, d. November 15, 1949, h/o Marie Honsa
  • Honsa, Hattie, b. August 3, 1893, d. June 12, 1967, wid/o Raymond Honsa
  • Honsa, Raymond, b. June 21, 1903, d. February 2, 1967, s/o Emil and Marie Honsa, h/o Hattie Honsa
  • Johnson, James Richard, b. 1927, d. June 1944
  • Johnson, Jonah James, b. July 9, 1986, d. November 9, 1986
  • Johnson, Louis Richard, b. November 20, 1895, d. May 5, 1973
  • Johnson, Violet Edna (Northway), b. November 5, 1905, d. January 1, 2000
  • Ledegar, Anthony Matthew, b. August 19, 1872, Milwaukee WI, d. October 16, 1949, St Paul MI, s/o Peter & Marie (Steiner) Ledegar, h/o Barbara Elick, [EL]
  • Ledegar, Archie Anthony, b. June 12, 1903, d. March 3, 1990, s/o Anthony & Barbara (Elick)
  • Ledegar, Barbara Elick, b. November 28, 1876, d. October 18, 1967, d/o Vaclav & Ann Elick, w/o Anthony M Ledegar
  • Madsen, Albert, b. March 20, 1887, d. April 12, 1966, s/o Tony and Laura Madsen., h/o Henrietta Madsen
  • Madsen, Frances, b. August 24, 1895, d. April 17, 1992, Tampa FL, wid/o Ralph Madsen
  • Madsen, Henrietta, b. January 22 22 1888, d. September 19, 1972, wid/o Albert Madsen
  • Madsen, Henry, b. June 16, 1894, d. August 9, 1956, s/o Tony and Laura Madsen, h/o Marion Madsen
  • Madsen, Laura, b. March 21, 1861, Denmark, d. September 17, 1943, d/o ? Hansen, w/o Tony Madsen
  • Madsen, Marion, b. October 1, 1897, d. December 3, 1977, wid/o Henry Madsen
  • Madsen, Ralph, b. May 30, 1897, D. March 1, 1975, s/o Tony and Laura Madsen, h/o Frances Madsen
  • Madsen, Tony, b. October 13, 1864, Denmark, d. June 19, 1945, s/o Mads and Ane Marie Eskildsen, wid/o Laura Madsen
  • Olriksen, Arnold, b. September 18, 1899, d. December 22, 1941, Anchorage AK, s/o Soren and Nettie Olriksen
  • Olriksen, Arthur, b. November 17, 1890, d. January 3, 1968, s/o Soren and Nettie Olriksen
  • Olriksen, Nettie, b. November 21, 1862, Denmark, d. January 1, 1940, d/o Mads and Ane Marie Eskildsen, wid/o Soren Olriksen
  • Olriksen, Soren, b. September 26, 1865, Denmark, d. December 19, 1931, s/o Ulrix and Ane Marie Sorensen, h/o Nettie Olriksen
  • Parish, Gertrude Helen, b. March 31, 1876, d. September 9, 1948, w/o Harland R Parish, d/o Ake and Karen Johnson
  • Stassen, Harold b. April 13, 1907, d. March 4, 2001
  • Stotz Adelaide, b. January 20, 1905, d. February 25, 1977, d/o Soren and Nettie Olriksen, wid/o Conrad Stotz
  • Stotz, Conrad, b. January 11, 1903, d. April 24, 1962, s/o Teresa Stotz, h/o Adelaide Stotz
  • Syftestad, Arthur, b. September 17, 1893, Appleton MN, d. October 19, 1957, h/o Neta Syftestad
  • Syftestad, Neta, b. September 30, 1901, d. July 28, 1992, d/o Soren and Nettie Oricksen, wid/o Arthur Syftestad

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pilot Knob Status: Endangered". Sierra Club, North Star Chapter. 2003–2006. Retrieved 2006-10-01.