Obituary - Jennie Nelson (1867)

Obituary - Jennie Nelson (1867)
LeRoy Journal, November 11, 1932

Mrs. Jennie Carlson

Mrs. Jennie Carlson, 65, long time resident of Dawson Township, died at 7:55 Saturday morning at her home five miles north of LeRoy. Her death followed a three days' illness with pneumonia, although she had been an invalid for six years, due to a stroke of paralysis.

Mrs. Carlson's maiden name was Nelson. She was born at Urika, Sweden, April 7, 1867, and came to the United States at the age of 16, settling first at Marengo.

On November 11, 1886 she was married to Charles A. Carlson, who died two years ago. Six children were born to them, five of whom survive: Albert, Andrew, Mrs. Mary Cox and Mrs. Frances Wagers, all living in their home community, and August of Rankin. There are ten grandchildren and two brothers: Andrew Haig, of Ellsworth, and John Peterson, of Portland, Ore.

The funeral services were held from the Methodist Protestant church at Ellsworth, at 1:30 o'clock, Monday afternoon. Rev. William Cutlipp and Rev. Kenneth McConkey officiated. Burial was in Oak Grove cemetery. The escorts were: Lincoln Bullita, Ira Thomas, Ray Whitesell, S. H. Rees, Charles Peterson and Clares Kronsbein. Mrs. Cora Crago, Mrs. Ara Dwason, Miss Edna Peterson and Miss Elsie Bane were in charge of the flowers. Mrs. Harry Millay and Mrs. Fred Bartscht sang "Face to Face" and "Abide With Me," accompanied by Mrs. Floyd Thomas at the piano.

Relatives and friends from away attending were: Mr. and Mrs. Robert Norbeck, Otto Wallis, Nick Anderson, Fred Nelson, Mr. and Mrs. Albert ____ of Bloomington, ____ Charles Coon of Genoa.

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November 5, 1932 fell on a Saturday. The underscores in the text were from portions that were unreadable. The first one was an entire line (or multiple lines). The second was the remainder of the line with "of Bloomington."

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