Mr. O. Seander Rydman


O. S. Rydman - taken in 1909

Seander, Velma Rydman, Eugene and Harold - photo taken early 1920's

Seander Rydman - Taken from a photo in the late 1920's

    Otto Seander Rydman was born in Fergus Falls, Minnesota on October 13, 1874.  He was baptized on December 30, 1895.  Mr. Rydman came from Fergus Falls and arrived in Portland in 1891.  He married Velma on November 17, 1906.  She was born in Rockford, Illinois.  She arrived in Portland in 1903.  They had two sons, Eugene and Harold.  Seander was in the bicycle business with his brother Albin.  Mr. and Mrs. Rydman were very active in church and he was Superintendent of the Sunday School for many years. 
    Seander Rydman died on July 12, 1953.  Click Here to read more of Mr. Rydman in the Notes of Harley Hallgren.

       The Lord is my shepherd I shall not want.  He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.  He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.  Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.  Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.  Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.  Psalm 23  

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