father, was Einer Theodor Svendsen, born 1908 in Burt County Nebraska. Died 10/29/1957 He resided at Vally, Nebraska at that time. His father was Svend Svendsen born about 1881 in Denmark, came to the US in 1900 on the cattle ship The Hekla. Had 1 daughter 6 sons. Died in Burt county Nebraska. Mother Helen Marie Kempcke born 1913 in Nebraska, either blair or Kennard I think. Died 1964 in Fremont, Nebraska. Her father was Otto Kempcke, born in Germany,had 4 daughter, and 2 sons. Died in Burt County Ne.