Fergus Falls Daily Journal 10/23/1951 Pg 4 - "Grant County Woman Dies At Age of 83 - Mrs. G.L. Island Has Resided There for 64 Years - Mrs. G.L. Island, 83, a resident of Grand county for 64 years, died Wednesday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. George Jorgens, north of Elbow Lake.Death was due to complications incident to her age.
Mrs. Island was born in Goodhue county October 9, 1867.She and her husband were among the well known residents of Grant County and the family is highly regarded.Mr. Island preceded his wife in death in 1941.
Surviving are three sons - Louis, Albert and Leonard, all of the Elbow Lake community; and two daughters - Mrs. George Jorgens (Bessie) and Mrs. Orrin Grinder (Rose) also of this community.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1:45 from the Erickson Funeral Home and at two o'clock from the First Lutheran church in Elbow Lake, the Rev. Aasen officiating."