Former Chairman of the Norwegian Church in Washington, DC and long-time Norwegian Society member Dr. Arve Michelsen passed away on September 10. Please join us for the memorial service in Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Bethesda, MD on Saturday, October 13 at 1 PM.
Arve Michelsen, a kind, loving gentleman, 94, died 9/10/18. Born in Hamar, Norway, he served as an officer in the Royal Norwegian Navy (WWII) and Air Force. A Sigma Chi, he earned degrees from Arizona and Stanford U. with a Johns Hopkins U. Ph.D in Bio-Medical Engineering. He worked as a Principal Staff Engineer at JHU/APL for 36 years. He was active in the Norwegian Church in Wash D.C. and Norwegian associations.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 67 years, Frances, daughter Anne Marie, granddaughters Sonja, Anna, daughters-in-law Miriam, Sandy, with family in Norway and the U.S.