May 25, 1905, Oskarshamn, Sweden.

January 6, 1986, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Pine Grove Cemetery, Manchester, New Hampshire.


Elsie was the daughter of Ed­ward Ahl­wen and Sig­na Olson, and wife of businessman Dan­i­el A. Sun­deen.

After she emigrated to America, she studied at the Moo­dy Bible Institute in Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois, and became an evangelist in the Swedish community in Chi­ca­go and, later, across America.

She continued her ministry after marriage, eventually retiring in Man­che­ster, New Hamp­shire.

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