Ester (Rogness), 1907-1996, & Oscar Bidne, 1907-1985

Esther Salvina Rogness was born on Dec. 9, 1907 in Rural Thor, Iowa. Her father and mother Ole T Rogness and Josephine (Bjelland) Rogness were farming in the area. Esther’s Husband, Oscar Bidney was born March 18, 1907. Esther and Oscar both attended Confirmation class at Lime Creek Lutheran Church, Emmons, MN. They were married on August 25,1928 at Lime Creek Church. Maynard Loren was born Jan 25, 1930. In early spring of 1930 Esther was diagnosed with T. B. She spent the next SIX YEARS in the Cannon Falls, MN sanitarium. Oscar and Maynard lived with Grandpa and Grandma Bidney until Esther returned and then they moved to a farm 3 1/2 miles N W of Emmons known as the Mc Cormich Hill farm. On Oct 25, 1943 their second child was born, Pauline Linda. They farmed near Emmons until Oscars’ death. Esther in her last years was a resident of Lake Mills Nursing Home.  Ester passed away in 1996.

Ester (Rogness), 1907-1996, & Oscar Bidne, 1907-1985

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