Arthur Volstad obituary

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Friday, June 12, 1936
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NEWSPAPER Lyle Tribune
DATE June 12, 1936


Arthur James Volstad was born on [illegible?] miles east of Lyle, Minn [illegible?] 1881. He attended the rural school and the Highland Park
[illegible?] at Des Moines Iowa.

He was united in marriage Nov. [illegible: 30?]. [illegible:?] to Ella Strand and to this union [illegible?] children were born, Bernice, who died in infancy, Jerome of Brainerd, Minn. and Lloyd of Wheatland N. D.

The deceased was a resident of Lyle, Minn,, at the time of his death having moved here from Marion, N. D., where he moved shortly after his marriage. The family made their home in Marion for 23 years.

Mr. Volstad was a devoted husband, a kind father, and a thoughtful friend. His many friends will miss his congenial fellowship. He left this vale of tears, Thursday June 4th, 1936 at the age of 55 years, 18 months and 24 days. He is survived by his wife Ella, and two sons, Jerome and Lloyd; one brother, Samuel of Indianapolis; 3 sisters, Mrs. Henry Dahl of Lyle, Mrs. J. W. Johnson and Mrs. Matie Volstad of Minneapolis.

Funeral services were held at the Mission church, Sunday, June 7, 1:30 P. M., conducted by Rev. Stedlund.[illegible: Stedlund?] "Sunrise Tomorrow" was sung by Mrs. Sheady, "The Eastern Gate" by Dorothy Johnson, and "Wonderful Peace" by a male quartet.

Friends and relatives from away who attended were: Jerome Volstad of Brainerd, Buddy Volstad of Wheatland, N. D., Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Johnson and Dorothy, Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Stahmer, Matie Volstad, Mrs. John Sheady and daughter Phyllis, Mrs. Wisby and son, Bud, all of Minneapolis; Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Colbertson, Mr. and Mrs. Newell Colbertson, Mr. and Mrs. Link Priem, Gerrdie and Eugene of Carpenter, Iowa, A.[illegible:?] Sherman of Austin.

Interment was made at Pleasant Hill cemetery.

On behalf of the family we wish to take this opportunity to express our sincere and heartfelt appreciation to our friends who have showed such loving sympathy in so many ways at this time of sorrow, for the beautiful floral offerings and memorial wreaths.

Mrs. Arthur Volstad and Sons
Mrs. Samuel Volstad
Mrs. Henry Dahl
Mrs. J. W. Johnson
Matie Volstad

In Memory of Arthur Volstad
(Published by Request)

Arthur, dear Arthur, lingers no more
Here in the vale of tears.
He's in a better home
Where holy angels roam,
Ended his early career.

He loved the Savior who goeth before
Author of joy and peace.
Now on a brighter shore,
Happy for evermore,
His joy will never cease.

A kind loving father,
A husband so dear
Sweet is his memory.
Oh Lord, we look to Thee,
May we united be
Throughout Eternity.

Earth ties are broken,
Fond hearts must part.
Sad is the farewell scene.
See through the gloom, a gleam
For all who are redeemed,
And by the blood made clean.

Though they be parted,
Yet they shall meet
At the dear Saviours feet.
Praise Him in robes of white,
Where never comes the night
They'll stand in Him complete.